WORKING RESPONSIBLY CITIZENSHIP

As our impact grows, so does our responsibility. Expanding our business responsibly means pushing the boundaries of medical technology in an equitable manner.
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Since the late 1940s, Medtronic has developed medical technology to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. Working together with a global network of partners, our products, services, and solutions improve the health of millions of patients around the world. These positive impacts are amplified by being a good corporate citizen. 

As we continue to push the boundaries of medical technology to improve the health of patients around the world, it is imperative that we maintain and expand our reputation for excellence. Our commitment to working responsibly means strong collaboration across the health ecosystem, unwavering business ethics, corporate governance, and high-quality products with a focus on patient safety, data security and privacy measures. We extend these same ethical responsibility standards and expectations to our suppliers, contractors, and other partners for a responsible and diverse supply chain. 

 

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Business ETHICS, AND INTEGRITY

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Strong corporate governance and steadfast business ethics are part of the Medtronic DNA, guiding everything we do. Our leadership sets high expectations for the company and everyone with whom we interact. Ethics and accountability permeate our interactions with all stakeholders, including global healthcare partners, patients, employees, investors, regulators, and more. 

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HIGH QUALITY AND RELIABILITY — HALLMARKS OF EVERY MEDTRONIC PRODUCT

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Our products and services are at the forefront of improving human life. That’s why safety is our top priority. We are unrelenting in our drive to provide products of the highest quality and reliability to improve patient outcomes around the world. 

DISCOVER how dedication to patients’ lives drives our work

RESPONSIBLE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT — EXTENDING OUR MISSION TO PARTNERS

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Our suppliers and contractors are critical to our success. They bring a rich, diverse range of experiences and expertise that make our work stronger and better. Our expectation is that they share our values and meet our high standards of quality, ethical behavior, and environmental and social responsibility.

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Read the summary of our 2019 corporate citizenship progress
The Power of Purpose — Working Responsibly