Responsible business

At GSK, we’re guided by our purpose to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. We deliver this purpose considering the social, environmental and governance impacts across everything we do, from the lab to the patient.

Our approach to being a responsible company

We know that we need to get ahead of disease in the right way. This means being conscious of how we do things and the impact we have on the world around us - however big or small - while we strive to maximize the impact of the products we provide.

Central to our purpose is a defining measure of delivering health impact at scale. Our plan shows that we can positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people worldwide by the end of the decade. Acting as a responsible business by considering our social, environmental and governance therefore supports sustainable performance and long-term growth; builds trust with all our stakeholders; reduces risk to our operations and enables delivery of positive social impact.

Our six areas of focus

We’ve identified six areas of responsible business that matter most to us: access; global health and health security; environment; diversity, equity and inclusion; ethical standards and product governance.

We are making our products affordable and available to more people around the world through responsible pricing, strategic access programs and partnerships.
Global health and health security
We are committed to change the trajectory of high burden diseases in lower-income countries with a focus on prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
We are committed to work towards a net zero, nature positive, healthier planet, with ambitious goals set for 2030 and 2045.
Diversity, equity and inclusion
Our work supports the health of all kinds of people. To meet our diverse patients' needs better, we need diversity in our clinical trials and to support our own people to thrive as part of an inclusive team.
Ethical standards
Our culture guides our people to do the right thing and act on any concerns they have.
Product governance
Ensuring the quality, safety and reliable supply of our products is critical to our purpose of uniting science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together.