BrownFlynn hosts pre-conference workshop on reporting, Oct. 10
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA) and CR Magazine announced today the 2017 edition of COMMIT!Forum will focus on “Brands Taking Stands, the role of the corporate responsibility practitioner as companies make their voices heard.
We know there is significant frustration in the US regarding the cost of healthcare – including prescription medicines. We take this very seriously, as evidenced by our pricing track record. In fact, the launch price of our six most recently introduced new medicines were priced similarly or less than the market leader. This illustrates our commitment to appropriately balance reward for our innovation and ensure broadest patient access.
Everyone talks about “leadership.” Business schools teach courses on it and war metaphors abound. Great leaders are often described as near-mythical creatures - like unicorns. Yet we believe that what makes someone a leader is a combination of both nature and nurture – and, perhaps most importantly, opportunity.
Building our future leaders
We’re not waiting for unicorns to move our story forward. Instead, we’re building our future leaders and creating the opportunities for them to succeed.
As a healthcare company, we focus on how we can best support the wellbeing of patients, consumers, and our employees. We aim to create healthy, safe and inclusive workplaces where everyone at GSK can feel energized and inspired to realize their potential and help us meet global health challenges. And this means rethinking the physical structures where we spend much of our time.
Historically, our industry has struggled to embrace the idea of transparency, citing the need to remain competitive. Increasingly, however, we see that physicians, patients, policy makers, and the general public expect our industry to lift its veil — especially on clinical research. And, in our opinion, being transparent is not a path to failure — it is a source of strength.
In developing countries, millions of people have no access to even the most basic healthcare services, including safe and effective medicines. Increasingly, developing countries are hit with the double burden of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and the growing problem of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and cancer.