Our Commitment to Equal Opportunity
Bristol-Myers Squibb’s long history of commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and equitable treatment for all employees is confirmed in our mission and commitment. As an employee, each of us is responsible for ensuring that our work environment embodies fairness, equity and respect.
At Bristol-Myers Squibb, we are committed to a workforce that reflects and considers the diversity of our patients and customers, our shareholders and the communities where we live and work. A diverse workforce and inclusive culture encourages unique perspectives and new ideas, and inspires creativity and innovation.
No person will be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental ability, status as a covered veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity and expression, or other protected groups with regard to employment, retention and advancement. Bristol-Myers Squibb management is responsible for ensuring that all hiring and advancement decisions are based on objective, job-related requirements and the individual’s qualifications.
Management is also responsible for developing strategies and programs that promote our goal of a diverse global workforce. These efforts must advance equal opportunity and ensure equitable representation at all levels in our worldwide organization. These efforts must also comply with Bristol-Myers Squibb’s policies and applicable laws in every country where we do business.
Commitment to diversity and equal opportunity is core to our culture. It is imperative that we ensure a working environment that embraces diversity and is free from all forms of discrimination, including harassment. This makes sense also from a business perspective to help ensure that we attract and retain the best possible talent to execute our strategy. Above all, it’s the right thing to do.
Chief Executive Officer