Our People

Baxter’s employees worldwide are essential to creating products that save and sustain lives. The company is continually improving its programs to provide a safe, healthy and inclusive workplace and to foster a culture that drives integrity and innovation. » 

Our Operations & Products

Environmental stewardship has been central to Baxter for more than three decades. To continue to improve the company's environmental performance, Baxter has programs across the product life cycle, from product development and supplier management to manufacturing, transport and end-of-life. » 

Our World

As a global healthcare company focused on innovation, Baxter embraces the opportunity to help solve the world's greatest healthcare challenges. Key focus areas include increasing access to healthcare for those in need as well as promoting math and science education to better prepare the next generation of innovators. » 

Baxter is committed to sharing information about its sustainability programs, priorities, goals and performance. This report illustrates the company’s commitment to sound governance and transparent disclosure. It is the main vehicle for communicating about Baxter's programs and soliciting feedback on the company's activities in these areas.


Chairman and CEO Letter

Chairman and CEO Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. on sustainability at Baxter.

Priorities and Goals

Baxter’s nine sustainability priorities fall into three broad categories: Our People, Our Operations and Products, and Our World.

Climate Change

Baxter is working to help address climate change, one of the most pressing environmental and social challenges facing the world today.

Energy Use

Effective management of energy use enhances business efficiency and conserves natural resources.

Community Support

Baxter and its Foundation expand access to healthcare and education through product and cash contributions.

Baxter Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct defines the core principles that govern employee behavior at Baxter and how the company conducts its business.

2012 Political Contributions Report

Information about contributions made in the United States by Baxter on a corporate level as well as by its employees through the Baxter Political Action Committee, BAXPAC.

Data Index

A resource with links to the data and graphs available throughout this report.