GRI index

This material references the title and publication year of the standard, as shown, for each standard used. 
 

Disclosure Description Section Links/Comments
General disclosures 2016
102-1 Name of the organization Who we are Stryker Corporation
102-2 Activities, brands, products and services Who we are  
102-3 Location of headquarters Who we are  
102-4 Location of operations Who we are  
102-5 Ownership and legal form Who we are  
102-6 Markets served Who we are; 2020 10K  
102-7 Scale of the organization Financial highlights  
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Diversity, equity and  inclusion  
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker CEO letter  
102-15 Key impacts, risks and opportunities CEO letter  
102-16 Values, principles, standards and norms of behavior Governance  
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Business ethics and ethical marketing  
102-18 Governance structure Governance In February 2021, we amended our Governance and Nominating Committee Charter to give this Board Committee oversight responsibility of corporate responsibility matters.
102-19 Delegating authority Governance  
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics Governance  
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental and social topics Governance; Proxy  
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body Proxy  
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Proxy  
102-25 Conflicts of interest Proxy  
102-26 Role of highest gov body in setting purpose, values and strategy Proxy  
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body Governance; Proxy  
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body’s performance Proxy  
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental and social impacts Governance; Proxy  
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Proxy  
102-31 Review of economic, environmental and social topics Governance; Proxy  
102-32 Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting Governance; Proxy  
102-33 Communicating critical concerns Business ethics and ethical marketing Ethics hotline is referenced in our public policies
102-35 Remuneration policies Proxy  
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Proxy  
102-37 Stakeholders’ involvement in remuneration Proxy Our shareholders vote annually on executive pay. We report the results on a Form 8-K filed with the SEC after the shareholders meeting and in our Annual Proxy.
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio Proxy The proxy disclosed CEO pay ratio amount complies with US SEC regulations, which requires the comparison of CEO pay to be made to median employee for our global employee population. We do not provide added disclosure at this time.
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio Proxy We do not currently disclose this information.
102-49 Changes in reporting About this report  
102-50 Reporting period About this report  
102-51 Date of most recent report About this report  
102-52 Reporting cycle About this report  
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report About this report  
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards About this report  
102-55 GRI content index GRI index  
Management approach 2016
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Various  
Anti-corruption 2016
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Business ethics and ethical marketing  
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Business ethics and ethical marketing  
205-2 Communication/training RE anti-corruption policies and procedures Business ethics and ethical marketing  
Anti-competitive Behavior 2016
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Business ethics and ethical marketing  
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, monopoly practices Business ethics and ethical marketing  
Environment
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Environment; throughout report  
Occupational Safety and Health 2018
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Employee safety  
403-1 Occupational Health & Safety Management System Employee safety Our management system is applicable to all Global Quality and Operations (GQO) Stryker manufacturing employees, as well as to workers who are not employees but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by Stryker.
403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system Employee safety Approximately 16,000 employees, or 37% of our workforce, are covered by our EHS management system. Non GQO operations and employees are not covered by the EHS management system. GQO industrial workplaces are audited annually to ensure compliance with local, national and international EHS law.
403-9 Work-related Injuries
Employee safety  
  a. For all employees: Employee safety  
  •   The number and rate of fatalities as a result of work-related injury;
•   The number and rate of recordable work-related injuries;
Employee safety 0
  c. The work-related hazards that pose a risk of high-consequence injury Employee safety 4 of 99 injuries were considered category 5 severity injuries
  d. Any actions taken or underway to eliminate other work-related hazards and minimize risks using the hierarchy of controls.   Actions taken in 2020 to eliminate hazards include comprehensive Lock Out Tag Out assessment of all manufacturing equipment, comprehensive evaluation of machine guarding and implementation of corrective actions, where required. In 2021 we plan to implement
a global requirement to conduct job hazard assessments, and to conduct JHAs for any manufacturing task that has resulted in a recordable injury and for any task with the potential of causing severe injury to employees.
  e. Whether the rates have been calculated based on 200,000 or 1,000,000 hours worked.   200,000
  f. Whether and, if so, why any workers have been excluded from this disclosure, including the types of worker excluded   This disclosure does not include safety data for non GQO employees, as only GQO employees are covered by the EHS management system.
403-10 Work-related ill health   Stryker has not experienced incidents of work-related ill health, with the exception of COVID-19, which is discussed in the Social impact section of this report.
Training and Education 2016
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Employee training and development  
404-3 % of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Employee training and development 100%
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Diversity, equity and  inclusion  
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Diversity, equity and  inclusion Diversity data for our Board of Directors is included in our Annual Proxy. In 2020, of the nine members of Stryker's leadership team, 22% are women, and 33% are ethnically diverse (U.S.).
Non-discrimination 2016
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken   We take internal concerns seriously. Our internal standards are higher than legal expectations and we take appropriate corrective action when we believe our policies have been violated.
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining 2016
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Supply chain  management  
Child Labor 2016
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor Supply chain  management  
Forced or Compulsory Labor 2016
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor Supply chain  management  
Human Rights Assessment 2016
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Business ethics and ethical marketing  
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures Supply chain  management Availability of training data information
Customer Health and Safety 2016
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Product quality  
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services   There were zero incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services.
Marketing and Labeling 2016
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling Product quality  
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling   There were zero incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling.
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications   There were zero incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications.
Socioeconomic Compliance 2016
103-2 Management of Disclosure Approach Business ethics and ethical marketing  
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Business ethics and ethical marketing