• 10 April 2013
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  • By Vineet Gupta

Addressing societal needs to improve health

Mr Vineet Gupta, director, corporate affairs, pricing reimbursement and access, Eli Lilly, talks about Lilly India’s various corporate responsibility initiatives which are aimed at improving the global healthcare system


Mr Vineet Gupta, director, corporate affairs, pricing reimbursement and access, Eli Lilly

For more than 135 years, Eli Lilly and Company has demonstrated a commitment to be a responsible global citizen-in large part, through a long history of philanthropic contributions. Our greatest contribution to society, however, is to continue to discover and develop innovative medicines, which will ultimately help us realize our vision to make a significant contribution to humanity by improving global health in the 21st century. We're drawing on our scientific, technical and business expertise to serve patients, meet the community's needs and reduce our environmental footprint.

At Lilly, we are collaborating with government and other stakeholders to build trust and reinforce our mutual interest in bringing value to patients and society. Increasingly, we are integrating the concept of "shared value" into the way we operate. Using our business expertise to help address pressing social needs opens up new opportunities for us to provide solutions to health challenges. We believe this approach will help to create enduring value for society and for Lilly.

CSR is not a fad... It is at the core of who we are!
Lilly India's various corporate responsiblity initiatives are as follows:

Global day of service
Each October, we partner with local non governmental organizations to contribute in a meaningful manner. All employees across India work with local organizations to make a difference in the lives of the people who are under privileged.

Global health programs
Health is one of our most important personal assets and medicines play an essential role in preserving it. Yet around the world millions lack access to comprehensive health care, including medicines and other treatment tools.

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