WAYNE, Pa., May 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies, today announced it has published its 2022 Global Impact Report. The report outlines recent accomplishments and sets new targets to support the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and aligns with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
“At Teleflex, we have a business strategy to drive long-term durable growth. Part of this strategy is to advance corporate social responsibility and an inclusive culture,” said Liam Kelly, Chairman, President, and CEO of Teleflex. “The integration of CSR into our three-year growth strategy strengthens our commitment and efforts in working towards a more sustainable and inclusive society.”
“I am excited to announce that Teleflex has just released our third annual Global Impact Report, which provides information related to the practical ways we address evolving Environmental, Social and Governance standards,” said Karen Boylan, Corporate Vice President, Strategic Projects and Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibly Steering Committee at Teleflex. “I am extremely proud of the progress we have made in achieving results and in setting new measurable goals for the years to come.”
The 2022 Global Impact Report outlines accomplishments and plans for each of the company’s four CSR pillars: Principals of Ethics & Governance, Planet & Environment, People, and Prosperity & Sustainable Healthcare.
Highlights from this year’s report include:
- Setting Science-Based Targets for reducing greenhouse gases: We committed to setting near-term and long-term net zero emissions reduction targets for scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions in 2023. In following through with this commitment, Teleflex submitted its targets to SBTi in April 2023.
- Developing a 3-year roadmap for our DEI strategy: We have established key parameters that will govern how we measure progress, inform and educate employees, and structure our global employee resource groups.
- Continuing our efforts to educate clinicians and improve access to training: In 2022, we trained over 185,000 healthcare professionals globally and delivered over 475 virtual education programs across 4 regions to over 7000 clinical customers.
- Rolling out new tools to support ethics training: We developed new interactive training modules for our Integrity Policies and Procedures, enabling training based on the learners’ job responsibilities and their demonstrated understanding of the material.
Read the full 2022 Global Impact Report at https://teleflex.com/usa/en/about-us/csr/index.html
About Teleflex Incorporated
Teleflex is a global provider of medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular access, interventional cardiology and radiology, anesthesia, emergency medicine, surgical, urology and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.
Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, LMA®, Pilling®, QuikClot®, Rüsch®, UroLift®, and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose.
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