CSL - How does a biotech company help impact diversity and inclusion? 🐍 [Video]

In this video, Tom and I chatted about how global biotech company can help impact and improve diversity and inclusion across the globe!

We see the world as one that should be fair, no matter what gender, ethnic background or age a person is. By investing in our equality portfolio - you’re putting your money into companies which are fighting for equal opportunity.

What does CSL do?

CSL Limited is a global specialty biotechnology company that researches, develops, manufactures, and markets products to treat and prevent serious human medical conditions.

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of their operations. Their workforces are more dynamic, and foster innovative environments that are ripe for problem solving :adult:‍:handshake:‍:adult::earth_asia:

How are they doing it?

CSL has a global diversity policy, which is integral to its overall talent and culture strategies and guides investments in this area. CSL supports an inclusive work environment where people have equitable access to career opportunities, training and benefits.

Named one of the world’s Top 50 employers by Forbes (2017) Global 2000: World’s Best Employers. :trophy:

  • Board Composition: 30% Women / 70% Men (the FTSE 100 average is 10%)
  • People Manager: 39% Women / 61% Men
  • Workforce: 56% Women / 44% Men

Impact Story :snake:

Papua New Guinea has some of the highest rates of snakebite mortality in the world. World Health Organization data states that around 1000 deaths from snakebite are reported annually in Papua New Guinea. The species that cause the most snakebites are the Papuan taipans and death adders.

Seqirus Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of global biotechnology company CSL Limited, ASX:CSL) will provide an annual donation of 600 vials of snake and marine creature antivenoms to Papua New Guinea. more than triple the amount of antivenom currently in the area!

The donation will triple the amount of antivenom typically available annually in Papua New Guinea. :syringe:

CSL are a fantastic example of the layers of impact different companies can have on the planet. As a globally leading biotech company, they’re helping make huge waves of impact in their industry - whilst also being a leader in diversity and inclusion in the workforce :hospital:

Check out the video, hear what Tom thinks about impact investing and let us know in the comments below!

Me and Tom are more than happy to respond to any questions you have!

(All data, statistics and information was gathered by myself researching the Square Inc annual reports and investor relations section of the website!)

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