Notable contributions that improved Medtronic’s overall ranking and outperformance against peers on the JUST 100 list include:
- The company’s global response to COVID-19.
- The company’s focus on putting employees first by advancing inclusion, diversity and equity; paying a fair, livable wage; investing in training and workforce safety; and upholding basic human rights across its supply chain.
Meeting an Unprecedented Challenge with an Unprecedented Response
Using its mission as a roadmap, Medtronic mobilized to quickly respond to the pandemic with a focus on patients, customers and employees. To increase global access to ventilators, the company increased production fivefold and took the unprecedented step of publishing open-source design specifications for its portable, compact ventilator, in essence giving away the designs for free. The company provided vital products and therapies, turned competitors into collaborators, and kept employees and frontline healthcare workers safe. Additionally, Medtronic and the
Recognizing the Personal Worth of All Employees
Medtronic aspires to create a truly inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace that fosters innovation and creativity, and where every employee feels a sense of belonging and well-being. In fiscal year 2020 the company reported achieving 100% gender pay equity in many countries, including the
“Our deep commitment to global corporate citizenship drives everything we do,” said
The annual JUST 100 rankings evaluate the 1,000 largest public
Medtronic Ranks #13 on Fortune’s 2020 ‘Change the World’ List
In September, Fortune announced that Medtronic had been selected for the 2020 ‘Change the World’ list of 53 global companies. Fortune’s annual list ranks companies on four criteria: measurable social impact; business results; degree of innovation; and corporate integration. The 2020 ranking for Medtronic is a first, with Fortune noting Medtronic made the 2020 list because of its swift efforts to mobilize its global supply of ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about Fortune’s Change the World list methodology.
Learn more about Medtronic corporate citizenship at www.Medtronic.com/citizenship.
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