Medtronic: Every Drop Counts

Our global water supply is limited. Our employees’ desire to protect this precious resource is not.

Saving water today for tomorrow

Putting Purpose into Action: Environmental Stewardship

What if healthcare technology companies could help treat people and our planet?

The health of our planet is vital to the health of society and the patients we serve. For years, we’ve been committed to reducing our use of natural resources and investing in renewables to sustainably power our operations and promote environmental stewardship. Today, it’s more important than ever that we acknowledge and plan for the challenges caused by climate change. That is why we have set a goal to be carbon neutral in our operations by FY30. This milestone will increase the resilience, longevity, and sustainability of our business as we continue to improve patient health.

Putting Purpose into Action: Product Stewardship

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report


Patient safety is our absolute priority in manufacturing medical devices. This means we focus on quality, sterility, and compliance. Increasingly, in line with our customers’ priorities, we are also working to reduce the environmental footprint of Medtronic products and packaging.


Putting Purpose Into Action: Sustainability Strategy

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report.

Our approach focuses on identifying our material sustainability issues, tracking expectations and performance against them, and reporting our progress and aspirations.

Our approach focuses on identifying our material sustainability issues, tracking expectations and performance against them, and reporting our progress and aspirations.


We undertake regular reviews to monitor and assess our top sustainability issues — from product innovation to supplier and customer engagement.

We focus on issues that:

Medtronic: Putting Purpose into Action

FY20 Integrated Performance Report Announces Goal for Carbon Neutrality by FY30, and Outlines Progress on Pay Equity and COVID-19 Response

Global corporate citizenship is instrumental to the work we do and how we operate. With today’s release of the Medtronic Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Integrated Performance Report we share our progress in key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) areas. This includes surpassing our FY20 environmental performance goals and setting a goal to go carbon neutral in our operations by FY30; achieving 100% global gender pay equity in many countries including the United States; and increasing global access to ventilators and other technology to aid in COVID-19 response.   

Medtronic Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital

Company Also Ranked #13 Last Month on Fortune's 2020 'Change the World' List
Press Release

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2020 /3BL Media / -- Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, has been named one of America's most JUST companies, ranking 29th overall on the 'Forbes JUST 100' list for 2021 and first in its industry category of Healthcare Equipment and Services. This placement recognizes companies doing right by all their stakeholders – workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders – as defined by the American public.

Putting Purpose Into Action: A Message From Our CEO

It's never been clearer: our future depends on companies that not only innovate boldly, but ones that act with integrity.

Over the past months, we’ve seen ties between health, progress, and prosperity strain in real time due to the hardships brought on by the pandemic. Life as we know it changed dramatically, as did the role of the private sector in many ways.

Medtronic Donates Nearly $1 Million in Personal Protective Equipment to International Medical Corps for COVID-19 Response Efforts

In Partnership with the Medtronic Foundation, More Than 400,000 KN95 Respirators and 1.1 Million Surgical Masks to be Distributed to Healthcare Facilities Across Continental U.S. and Puerto Rico
Press Release

DUBLIN, October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, today announced that it has donated nearly $1 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to relief organization International Medical Corps to support its ongoing COVID-19 response efforts in the continental United States and Puerto Rico.


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