Accessibility Statement
Lilly’s corporate center

Our ESG Goals

We strive to set measurable goals to track the progress and performance of our ESG strategy. Our goals help drive accountability and are grounded in our purpose to create medicines that make life better.

Minimize our Environmental Impact


Renewable Electricity

We're committed to source 100% of purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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Carbon Neutrality

We’re committed to be carbon neutral in our own operations (Scope 1 and 2 emissions) by 2030 and enhance our full value-chain emissions reporting.
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Waste & Water

Waste and Plastics

Our goal is to have zero waste go to landfills from routine operations and have 100% of plastic waste repurposed for beneficial use, with at least 90% recycled or reused. We’re also committed to integrating sustainability-focused design principles into product and packaging design processes.
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Water Security

We’re committed to maintaining that 100% of Lilly sites meet predicted no-effect concentrations (PNEC) for Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and establishing and conforming to water management plans for Lilly sites in water-stressed areas.
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Create Lasting Social Impact

Increase Access to Medicines

Reach 30 Million People by 2030

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Improve Lives and Communities

Double Spend with Black-Owned Businesses from 2020 to 2022

$358 million spent in 2022, an increase of 150% over 2020
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25,000 Volunteer Hours and $25 Million to Combat Racism

Lilly committed 25,000 volunteer hours and the Lilly Foundation pledged $25 million to combat racism in central Indiana over five years.
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Empower a Diverse Workforce

Improve Diversity Year-Over-Year

We’re committed to increasing the number of women and minority group members in leadership, and we have been making steady progress. We aim to increase the current representation of Black Americans in our U.S. workforce from approximately 10% to 13%.
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Zero Injuries

Our injury rate has been steadily declining and our goal is to reach zero severe injuries, with a focus on continuous improvement. Additionally, we have established new safety metrics connected to our safety priorities and improving safety culture.
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See important information about our ESG report.