Striving to Create Better Health for a Better World: Mylan's Global Social Responsibility 2018 Progress Report Now Available
As part of that commitment, Mylan today released its Global Social Responsibility 2018 Progress Report, which provides an enterprise-wide overview of Mylan's operations as they relate to various environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters.
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"As a global healthcare leader, we take seriously the impact we have on the lives of billions across the world," said
To further enhance Mylan's global social responsibility efforts, the company undertook its most comprehensive analysis to date to identify key social responsibility priorities. In addition, Mylan continued its work around the world to support patients along every step of their healthcare journey.
"Our commitment to global social responsibility is a fundamental component of our aspiration to deliver better health for a better world. It's why many of our initiatives and priorities are directly aligned with our mission of access," said
2018 Global Social Responsibility Report Highlights
- To date, Mylan has received regulatory approvals for biosimilars in more than 65 countries, giving us the potential to provide more affordable alternatives to costly biologic medicines that treat devastating and debilitating diseases such as cancer, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Additionally, in 2018 Mylan was the first to provide a trastuzumab biosimilar in
Guatemala, Thailandand Pakistan.
- Procured manufacturing capabilities in
South Africato increase access to life-saving antiretrovirals (ARV)
- Expanded access to HIV self-tests in low- and middle-income countries and received tentative
FDAapproval for first-ever Lopinavir/Ritonavir 40mg/10mg oral granules, a pediatric-friendly ARV for HIV-positive infants
- Provided hepatitis B and C treatments for more than 350,000 patients in low- and middle-income countries; developed new partnerships such as those with the governments of
Burkina Faso, Ivory Coastand Cameroonto launch hepatitis B and C programs that bundle treatment and diagnostics, facilitate screening programs and build patient and provider awareness
- Became the first company to receive
World Health Organizationprequalification for flucytosine 500 mg, an orphan drug used for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis
- Supported the
AMR Industry Alliance'sCommon Antibiotic Manufacturing Framework
- Added water security data to our CDP global disclosure submission
- Increased renewable energy purchases by approximately 30%
- Collaborated with more than 50 organizations worldwide on issues of global public health
To learn more visit http://www.mylan.com/en/social-responsibility.
Mylan is a signatory to the U.N. Global Compact and is committed to its 10 principles aimed at protecting human rights and the environment and ensuring fair labor and corruption-free business practices. The Global Social Responsibility 2018 Progress Report constitutes Mylan's Communication on Progress Report.
Support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by all U.N. Member States in 2015, form the basis for collectively creating a better future by addressing fundamental global challenges such as poverty, poor health, inequality and climate change, among others. Mylan supports the agenda and believes that companies can play a central role in helping to achieve these development goals.
The SDG that is most related to Mylan's mission and impact as a business is No. 3:
Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in healthcare. Working together around the world to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine, we innovate to satisfy unmet needs; make reliability and service excellence a habit; do what's right, not what's easy; and impact the future through passionate global leadership. We offer a growing portfolio of more than 7,500 marketed products around the world, including antiretroviral therapies on which more than 40% of people being treated for HIV/AIDS globally depend. We market our products in more than 165 countries and territories. We are one of the world's largest producers of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Every member of our approximately 35,000-strong workforce is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person at a time. Learn more at Mylan.com. We routinely post information that may be important to investors on our website at investor.mylan.com.
Christine Waller (Media), 724.514.1968; Melissa Trombetta (Investors), 724.514.1813