Accessibility Statement

2022 Environmental, Social & Governance

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. 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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$35 or Less Per Month

for Lilly insulin1


$3.7 Billion+ in Medicines Provided in 2022

including $95 million in disaster relief and humanitarian assistance2

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Set New Environmental Goals in 2021

for climate, waste and water, including carbon neutrality in our own operations by 2030


Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions By One Third

from 2012 to 2022, while the overall business has grown

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49% Women in Management Globally

25% of U.S. management positions held by minority group members3

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$358 Million Spent with Black Businesses

in the U.S. in 2022 – an increase of 150% over 2020

1. Terms and conditions apply. Automatically applied at the majority of retail pharmacies for those with commercial insurance. Government restrictions exclude people enrolled in federal government insurance programs from Lilly's $35 solutions. But federal law provides that Medicare Part D beneficiaries also pay no more than $35 per month for insulin. 

2. Includes value of medicines provided by Lilly to separate charitable organizations that offer free Lilly medicines to qualifying patients. Product donations valued at wholesale acquisition cost. 

3. As of 12/31/2022. 

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.

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See important information about our ESG report.