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Putting Purpose into Action: Supply Chain Responsibility

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Our global supply chain is central to our ability to provide high-quality, life-improving products and services. Our supply chain management systems advance responsible business practices and minimize disruptions and quality failures.

OUR GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Putting Purpose Into Action: Philanthropy

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Our strategic philanthropic giving helps us deliver our Mission by serving as a good citizen worldwide. Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation partner with organizations to make investments in underserved communities to achieve outcomes and meaningful impacts. Our philanthropic partnerships build trusting relationships with local and global organizations and engage our workforce through giving and volunteerism.

A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO PHILANTHROPY

Putting Purpose into Action: Adding Value to Society

What if healthcare innovations could heal beyond the hospital and change communities?
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In fiscal year 2020 (FY20), we were powered by our purpose—proving that an enduring Mission can inspire new thinking and innovative ways to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend lives.

In the last year, we invested $2.3 billion in research and development and ran more than 270 clinical studies to engineer and test meaningful innovations that will make a difference to patients and healthcare systems globally. Our investment fuels a product pipeline that impacts more than two patients every second.

Medtronic: Waste Not, Want Not

Throughout the product lifecycle, Medtronic works to reduce waste and build a more sustainable future.
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Drowning in waste

Our planet bears the proof of an indisputable truth: waste is piling up in landfills and oceans around the world. Unfortunately, medical waste is part of the problem. From single-use syringes to decommissioned insulin pumps, there is an environmental cost to the safe delivery of healthcare. As a leader in the medical device industry, Medtronic has a role to play in waste reduction. The good news? We’re tackling product waste head-on and striving for a more sustainable future.

No waste is the best waste

Medtronic: Every Drop Counts

Our global water supply is limited. Our employees’ desire to protect this precious resource is not.
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Saving water today for tomorrow

Putting Purpose into Action: Environmental Stewardship

What if healthcare technology companies could help treat people and our planet?
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The health of our planet is vital to the health of society and the patients we serve. For years, we’ve been committed to reducing our use of natural resources and investing in renewables to sustainably power our operations and promote environmental stewardship. Today, it’s more important than ever that we acknowledge and plan for the challenges caused by climate change. That is why we have set a goal to be carbon neutral in our operations by FY30. This milestone will increase the resilience, longevity, and sustainability of our business as we continue to improve patient health.

Putting Purpose into Action: Product Stewardship

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Patient safety is our absolute priority in manufacturing medical devices. This means we focus on quality, sterility, and compliance. Increasingly, in line with our customers’ priorities, we are also working to reduce the environmental footprint of Medtronic products and packaging.

DEVELOPING SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTS

Putting Purpose Into Action: Sustainability Strategy

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report.
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Our approach focuses on identifying our material sustainability issues, tracking expectations and performance against them, and reporting our progress and aspirations.

Our approach focuses on identifying our material sustainability issues, tracking expectations and performance against them, and reporting our progress and aspirations.

OUR MATERIAL ISSUES

We undertake regular reviews to monitor and assess our top sustainability issues — from product innovation to supplier and customer engagement.

We focus on issues that:

Medtronic: Putting Purpose into Action

FY20 Integrated Performance Report Announces Goal for Carbon Neutrality by FY30, and Outlines Progress on Pay Equity and COVID-19 Response
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Global corporate citizenship is instrumental to the work we do and how we operate. With today’s release of the Medtronic Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Integrated Performance Report we share our progress in key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) areas. This includes surpassing our FY20 environmental performance goals and setting a goal to go carbon neutral in our operations by FY30; achieving 100% global gender pay equity in many countries including the United States; and increasing global access to ventilators and other technology to aid in COVID-19 response.   

Medtronic Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital

Company Also Ranked #13 Last Month on Fortune's 2020 'Change the World' List
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DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2020 /3BL Media / -- Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, has been named one of America's most JUST companies, ranking 29th overall on the 'Forbes JUST 100' list for 2021 and first in its industry category of Healthcare Equipment and Services. This placement recognizes companies doing right by all their stakeholders – workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders – as defined by the American public.

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