2019 achievements through our key focus areas
Investing in people
for stronger health, safety, talent
surgeries funded through our Smile Match campaign where employee donations to Operation Smile are matched until we reach our goal.
Product lifecycle innovation
carefully considering our use of
materials across a product’s lifecycle
Addressing the need for compliant medical waste disposal systems, Cactus Smart Sink System securely captures partially administered or unused controlled substances and renders them non-retrievable and unusable. The system helps reduce drug diversion and improve patient safety while also reducing the impact on the environment.
reducing water, waste and emissions
saved by customers through reprocessing programs
pounds of waste diverted from landfills
Responsible supply chains
managing and sourcing suppliers with the highest standards
spent with minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses
spent with small businesses
Ethics and accountability
because transparency, honesty and fairness
should always be paramount
In 2019, our Board amended our bylaws to implement proxy access. This permits a shareholder or a group of up to 20 shareholders owning at least 3 percent of Stryker’s common stock for at least three years, to nominate and include in Stryker’s proxy materials director nominees constituting up to the greater of two individuals or 20 percent of the Board.
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