Sustainability at Roche
Ban katanta For over 120 years Roche has been committed to improving lives. The long-term thinking of our founders has allowed us to stay true to this vision. Our greatest contribution to society is lasting innovation. When acting sustainably, we also aim to provide a rewarding workplace, be a trustworthy partner and engage in the communities we work in and with.
Ban katantaOperate and grow in harmony with nature and society
André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman of the Board, on the responsibility each and every one of us bears.
Environmental protection is part of our history
CEO Severin Schwan about our long history in sustainability.
The Roche story
Ban katantaThe story of Roche underscores our longstanding commitment to creating a partnership between business and science that improves people’s lives.
Our impact on society
Ban katantaInnovating for patients
Providing a great workplace
Ban katantaBeing a trustworthy partner
Ban katantaEnvironment and communities
Ban katantaDelivering continuous growth
Innovating for patients
treated with Roche medicines
conducted with Roche Diagnostics products
Ban katantalisted on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
Being a trustworthy partner
Ban katantain Diagnostics in 2019
in Pharmaceuticals in 2019
supplier with critical issue or discontinued based on audit results
Environment and communities
in water consumption since 2015
Ban katantain energy consumption since 2015
in the eco-balance since 2014
Explore our stories
Meeting high standards of business ethics
Economic success in a global economy depends on adhering to high standards of ethics and sustainable business practices. Roche is committed to a brighter future.
Ban katanta“No one can deny the existence of climate change”
Ban katantaAndré Hoffmann on why companies need to operate and grow in harmony with nature and society.
Minimise the environmental footprint
Since the early 2000s Roche has been working towards a low-carbon future.
When patients are fully in control of their healthcare data
Partnering directly with patients opens up exciting ways to transparently share data and gain access to some of the richest datasets available to researchers.
Ban katantaHow working together is turning Big Data into life-changing healthcare
Patient as partner
Ban katantaEmpowered patients are redefining the healthcare environment on their own terms
Ban katantaBalance for better
Ban katantaProfessional networks across Roche are bringing together men and women with the shared vision of gender equality and inclusion for all
Ban katantaElevating the patient voice in Huntington’s disease
How patient partnership is shaping the future of research, clinical trial design and development for Huntington’s disease
Partnering to fulfill the promise of personalised healthcare
Ban katantaThe promise of personalised healthcare is a simple one: finding the right treatment for every patient. Through strategic partnerships, Roche is committed to fulfilling that promise
Ban katanta Our sustainability efforts have been recognised by key ratings such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) or the Access to Medicine Index (AtMI).
Roche has been recognised as the most sustainable company in the Pharmaceuticals index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the eleventh time. This great result is based on an independent analysis of our economic, social and environmental performance.
Roche ranked 10th in the AtMI in 2018. The Index analyses large research-based healthcare companies on how they make their products more accessible in low- and middle-income countries.