Accessibility Statement

2021 Environmental, Social & Governance Report

Lilly unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. For nearly 150 years, we’ve developed and delivered trusted medicines that help people get better, feel better and live better. And we remain committed to continuous progress and improving our positive impact on people, the planet and society.

A Message From Our CEO

Sustainability has always been central to Lilly, and we dedicate ourselves to ensuring our sustainability efforts help address important issues for our business, our employees and society.


ESG Highlights

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Offer $35 or Less Monthly Insulin

and helped 1.5M people through patient support programs for Lilly medicines

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48% Women in Management Globally

24% of U.S. management positions held by minority group members1

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Created 2030 Environmental Goals

for climate, waste and water, including carbon neutrality in our own operations

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$3 Billion+ in Medicines Provided in 2021

including more than $250 million in COVID-19 therapies2

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10,000+ Employee Volunteer Hours

to support our Racial Justice Commitment in 2021

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$10 Million+ in Lilly Foundation Grants

to support the Racial Justice Commitment in 2021

  1. As of 12/31/2021

  2. Includes value of Lilly medicines provided to separate charitable organizations that offer free Lilly medicines to qualifying patients. Products valued at wholesale acquisition costs, or WAC.

Explore Our Impact

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We work to continually reduce our environmental footprint with a focus on addressing climate change, waste and water security.

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We improve lives and communities around the world through our medicines, our commitment to our employees and through our giving and volunteering efforts.

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We strive to earn and maintain the trust of our stakeholders, and we set high standards for our products, operations and performance.

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Transparency: Indices, reports and policies


At Lilly, we constantly strive to be leaders in diversity and inclusion, research and development, social impact, and employee benefits. We’ve received recognition from several distinguished organizations for our efforts.

See Our Recent Recognitions