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Diversity & inclusion fuels our purpose

Diversity & inclusion are key to how we operate, how we engage employees and how we drive competitive advantage.

Our workforce represents the people we serve

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are not just words – they are the reason we are able to deliver on our purpose: We use the power of leading-edge science to save and improve lives around the world.

But diversity is only half of the story; inclusion is just as important. Inclusion means a sense of belonging. When our employees know they are crucial to our work, not only will they thrive, but our company will, too.

Diversity and inclusion have the ability to transform our culture, drive business results and advance our company’s mission to save and improve lives around the world. When people feel valued and empowered, they are able to innovate and make amazing things happen.

Celeste Warren

Vice president, global diversity & inclusion

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that embraces different perspectives. Having a globally diverse workforce makes us a more innovative and agile company—and one better attuned to the needs of our customers, health care providers and patients who ultimately use our products.

Ken Frasier

Executive Chairman of the Board

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Powered by inclusion: How we celebrate our diverse workforce

Every September, we celebrate Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month. Throughout the month, we hold various events to honor the different dimensions of diversity and inclusion, celebrating the employees who make our company so unique.