bioMérieux takes a long-term view when it comes to its employees as well as to outside stakeholders and the community in general. Our public health mission means we have a particular responsibility to today’s society and future generations.
Through our activities, bioMérieux supports the advancement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which aim to provide a blueprint to build a better and more sustainable future for all.
The UN Global Compact
Each year since 2003, we have renewed our support for the United Nations Global Compact. bioMérieux has committed to respecting the key principles set out in the Global Compact, based on four pillars: respect for human rights, labor conditions, the environment and the fight against corruption
Recognition of our corporate social responsibility policy
For several years, extra-financial agencies have recognized bioMérieux’s commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR). These agencies, which evaluate the company’s social, societal and environmental performance, have included bioMérieux in their SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) indices, such as the Ethibel Forum (Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe) and FTSE Russell (FTSE4Good Index). After joining additional indices in 2017, bioMérieux obtained new labels: Vigeo Eiris, OEKOM Research, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) and EcoVadis. In 2018, the Company was listed in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index.
- In 2018, EcoVadis ranked bioMérieux among the top 1% of companies recognized for their CSR performance with a 72/100 score, up compared to the previous year.
- In 2019, bioMérieux was listed 26th on Corporate Knights Corporate 100 index, worldwide ranking of the most sustainable companies with more than 1 billion dollars revenue.