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CEO To our stakeholders

To our stakeholders

Around nine out of ten people believe science and technology are vital in addressing big global challenges like climate change and health inequity.

Belén Garijo Chair of the Executive Board and CEO
CEO letter

Using science and tech
to do good

Teaser – Enabling access to Green Chemistry education (Graphic)
Teaser – Circular material flows along the OLED value chain (Graphic)
Teaser – Two billion tablets donated to fight schistosomiasis (Graphic)
Teaser – Enabling participation (Graphic)
Teaser – VPPAs as a step towards climate neutrality (Graphic)
Teaser – Enabling sustainable product development with the Umbrella project (Graphic)
Teaser – Better malaria protection for everyone! (Graphic)
Teaser – Small organ, big impact (Graphic)
Teaser – Artificial Intelligence – Building ethics into code (Graphic)
Teaser – Introducing the first Greener Alternative Product from Life Science Process Solutions (Graphic)

Key figures

Mitigating climate change

-17 %
greenhouse gas emissions (scope 1 and 2)

Aiming for green power

51 %
purchased electricity from renewable sources

Procuring transparently

66 %
of relevant suppliers covered by valid sustainability assessment

Promoting diversity

39 %
women in leadership positions

Eliminating schistosomiasis

84 M
patients reached – mainly children

Protecting the environment

“greener” alternatives for Life Science products

Our strategy

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How we contribute to the SDGs

As a company, we are called on to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Our interactive SDG tool shows how our scientific research and business activities are helping to achieve the SDGs and their individual targets.

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Our key indicators

We regularly assess where we stand in terms of meeting our three sustainability goals. We do this by using a set of key indicators, enabling us to make our progress measurable.

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