Strong environmental, social and governance practices result in the company’s inclusion for the second consecutive year November 16, 2021
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Boston Scientific has earned a spot on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America, one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate responsibility. The index measures companies based on their performance across a variety of sustainability criteria. Boston Scientific saw overall improvement in its 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, which is used to determine DJSI inclusion, and achieved strong performance in the areas of Health Outcome Contribution, Environmental Policy and Management Systems and Corporate Governance.
“At Boston Scientific, sustainable and inclusive business practices are central to our mission to transform lives through medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world,” said Mike Mahoney, chairman and chief executive officer, Boston Scientific. “This applies to the way we operate as a global business and as a global corporate citizen, and the need for strong environmental, social and governance initiatives has never been greater. We are committed to doing our part to create a better future for our stakeholders and are honored to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the second consecutive year.”
Taking Action for a Healthier World in 2021
We measure corporate responsibility progress by the ways in which we transform care, invest in our people, advance possibilities, protect the environment and create value responsibly. Below are just a few examples of how we’ve delivered results across our business and in collaboration with others.
In addition to being included in the DJSI for North America, Boston Scientific was recently recognized for its corporate responsibility progress, including Newsweek’s 100 Most-Loved Workplaces, Forbes' 2021 America's Best Employers for Diversity and Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators.
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Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for 40 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare. For more information, visit www.bostonscientific.com and connect on Twitter and Facebook.
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