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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company, today released its Health for Humanity Report detailing the Company’s 2018 progress in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus areas: advancing better health for all, investing in our people, maintaining responsible business practices, and safeguarding the environment.
June 5, 2019 - Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company, today released its Health for Humanity Report detailing the Company’s annual progress in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus areas: advancing better health for all, investing in our people, maintaining responsible business practices, and safeguarding the environment.
Looking across all Johnson & Johnson’s business practices, the Company shares important disclosures about how it supports good health for patients, consumers, employees and local communities on a global scale. The report tracks how Johnson & Johnson is striving to eradicate and prevent disease, reimagine how care is delivered, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of all people around the world.
The following reflect 2018 highlights:
Better Health for All:
Responsible Business Practices:
To watch a short video-summary of our progress in 2018, click here.
About Johnson & Johnson
At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities, and forward progress. That's why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world's largest and most broadly-based health care company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere. We are blending our heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.
Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This year, we celebrate 126 years of embracing research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work in more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries throughout the world. The passion and commitment of our people yield innovations that further minimize our impact on the planet, drive new alliances to address major health challenges in developing and developed countries, and help to create economic opportunity for people. Improving human health and well-being is our crucial mission and the ultimate measure of upholding our responsibility now and for generations to come.
At Johnson & Johnson, our top priority is health-health of people and the planet. That's why we set aggressive corporate wide goals to reduce our environmental impact, outlined in our Healthy Future 2015 goals. To this end, we established the proprietary Earthwards® process for developing and marketing greener products through lifecycle analysis. Every Earthwards® recognized product must achieve a greater than 10 percent improvement in at least three of the seven goal areas:
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