Thermo Fisher Scientific Reports Progress on Global Corporate Social Responsibility

May. 10, 2016

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thermo Fisher Scientific, (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today released its 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. The report highlights progress in the areas of business sustainability, employee involvement and philanthropic giving.

“Everything we do starts with our mission: to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer,” said Marc N. Casper, president and chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific. “Our CSR strategy enables employees worldwide to fulfill this mission by getting involved at work and in our communities. We are proud of our progress over the last year and we’re committed to doing more.”

Business Sustainability

Thermo Fisher’s PPI Business System (practical process improvement) empowers every employee to drive profitable growth by continuously improving quality, productivity and customer allegiance. In 2015, the PPI Business System delivered significant results including a reduction in hazardous solvent used in the production of DNA oligos by 14 tons per year, and reduced paper waste associated with transportation equivalent to 51 million linear feet.

Employee Involvement

An annual employee involvement survey, talent development curricula and employee resource groups (ERGs) give Thermo Fisher employees a voice and access to the right resources, programs and internal networks to ensure both career and business success. In 2015, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) named Thermo Fisher one of the “Best Places To Work” after it achieved 100 percent on HRC’s corporate equality index.

Philanthropic Giving

Thermo Fisher’s philanthropic efforts include financial, in-kind contributions and employee volunteerism with a focus on inspiring students to pursue studies in STEM subjects. In 2015, the company provided in-kind donations valued at $2.1 million to support STEM education and research. In addition, employees logged more than 43,000 volunteer hours, and the company contributed more than $1.2 million through its matching gift program.

To view Thermo Fisher’s 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility report and for more information on Thermo Fisher’s CSR strategy and programs, please visit www.thermofisher.com/CSR.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and more than 55,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

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