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Working Responsibly

Working together with a global network of partners, our products, services, and solutions improve the health of millions of patients around the world. We understand that as our impact grows, so does our responsibility. Expanding our resilient business means continuously innovating, investing, and pushing the boundaries of medical technology in an equitable manner. Our commitment to working responsibly means strong corporate governance, impeccable business ethics, sustainable practices, quality work products, and a responsible and diverse supply chain.

GOVERNANCE, ETHICS, AND INTEGRITY — A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR GROUND-BREAKING WORK
Strong corporate governance and steadfast ethics are part of the Medtronic DNA, guiding everything we do, every day. Our leadership sets high expectations for the company and everyone with whom we interact. Ethics and accountability permeate our interactions with all of our stakeholders, including global healthcare partners, customers, patients, and regulators.

BALANCING ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND FINANCIAL IMPACT FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
Sustainability is critical to our business performance, helping us mitigate risk, enhance quality, increase efficiency, and drive innovation. We are committed to addressing business and industry challenges and increasing global access to care through ethical business practices, responsible sourcing, and product stewardship.

HIGH QUALITY AND RELIABLITY — HALLMARKS OF EVERY MEDTRONIC PRODUCT
Our products and services are at the forefront of improving human life. We are unrelenting in our drive to provide products of the highest quality and reliability to improve patient outcomes around the world.

RESPONSIBLE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT — SHARING OUR VALUES AND OUR PASSION FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Our suppliers and contractors are essential to our business. Our expectation is that they share our values and meet our high standards of ethical behavior, environmental and social responsibility, and quality. We pride ourselves on responsible and diverse supply management, so we can deliver our products to the people and communities who need them.

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Working Responsibly
Through a global network of partners, our products, therapies, and servicesimprove the health of millions of patients around the world. We understandthat as our impact grows, so does our responsibility. In 2018:  $1.8B was spent with small and diverse companies 95% of global employees completed annual quality training certification 15,500+ marketing...
Jan 15, 2019 9:20 AM ET
Medtronic Receives Honor for Corporate Citizenship
As a global healthcare leader, Medtronic is putting its size and scale behind making a positive impact on society. That work has gained recognition by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, who ranked Medtronic 44th on its 19th annual 100 Best...
May 8, 2018 1:55 PM ET
Fortune Names Medtronic Among Most Admired Companies in 2018
Fortune Magazine announced that Medtronic is included on its 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies list. The annual list measures corporate reputation among the world’s largest companies. This year Medtronic ranked sixth within the Medical Products and Equipment category. “Innovation and collaboration are central to who we are at...
Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Annual Award Honors Medtronic as "Corporate Citizen" Leader
Spend a few moments with Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak and one thing is clear – Medtronic is driven to make a difference. “We’re committed to putting the full power of our technologies, resources, and our people to work with new partners, in new ways, to create a new era in healthcare,” says Ishrak. That impact gained recognition in April after Corporate Responsibility...
Apr 28, 2017 2:00 PM ET
Medtronic Named Among 'Most Admired' Companies in the World
When friends and neighbors ask Brian Bechard what he does for a living, his response comes with a “deep sense of pride.” “This is when I feel humbled,” says the 11-year Medtronic employee. “I am reminded of how my work makes a difference every day at a very personal level.” Bechard, a market development specialist within the company’s healthcare innovation team, says the work he...
Feb 16, 2017 10:20 AM ET

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