EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND WELLNESS CITIZENSHIP
Recognising that our workforce is our strongest asset, we invest in employee career development that also benefits our company, our partners, and our patients. We engage employees, inviting feedback and encouraging them to have a voice within Medtronic.
In addition to supporting employee professional growth, we also maintain a strong environmental, health, and safety management system and a global wellness program. Together, these efforts recognise the personal worth and dignity of all employees — tenant five of the Medtronic Mission.
We support professional growth by facilitating career conversations and making development opportunities available to employees. These investments help accelerate careers while enhancing team expertise and productivity. In FY18:
We are dedicated to the safety, health, and wellness of our employees and continually address safety in our operations. We also support and encourage employees to take steps to promote their own physical, emotional, and financial well-being. To that end we:
We value our employees’ diligence, innovation, and integrity. To honor their efforts, our global employee recognition program Recognize! empowers managers and employees to reward achievements, celebrate milestones, share appreciation, and sustain our culture.
In FY18, we recognised nearly 60,000 employees, including more than 3,000 for outstanding ethical behavior and 7,000 for quality.
Read a summary of our 2019 corporate citizenship progress
The Power of Purpose — Supporting a Global Workforce
From mental health and well-being to financial assistance after natural disasters, Medtronic helps employees, every step of the way.
Employees are taking advantage of six additional weeks of paid time off to deal with family care needs.
Employees at a new facility in Santo Domingo extend the Medtronic Mission to their communities.
How medical devices and the letters B.O.K. changed the lives of the Anderson family.
As Medtronic receives national recognition for its focus on employee health, a partnership with the Minnesota Vikings is impacting the local community.
Medtronic Young Professionals partner with All Hands — an international disaster relief organization.
Experienced bioengineers take advantage of a Medtronic program that provides opportunities for women returning to the field. After six years away, one program participant re-enters the workforce with a new-found perspective.
Employees play key role in building — and spreading — a culture of environmental health and safety at Medtronic.