Global Inclusion & Diversity 

We view diversity in the broadest sense - including age, ethnicity, race, culture, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, abilities and disabilities, religion, socioeconomic background, veteran status, thinking styles, and life experiences, among other differences.

Through a culture of inclusion, we create an agile and responsive work environment where the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.


Our commitment to Global Inclusion & Diversity 

Our 2021 Global Inclusion & Diversity report demonstrates how leading with our Value of Inclusion drives equitable advancement and outcomes for our patients and communities, our colleagues, and our business and industry. 

BOLD Innovators podcast series >

The BOLD podcast series, BOLD innovators, highlights BMS leaders and their career journeys. It provides an authentic, personal perspective on how they shaped their careers, overcame hurdles and contributed to the greater organization.

Tomorrow's Innovators

Tomorrow's Innovators is an initiative that builds a sustainable bridge for diverse talent from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to the biopharma industry. 

Standing with Asian Americans

Bristol Myers Squibb CEO Emeritus Giovanni Caforio reflects on Asian American hate crimes. 

Our statement on developments in the U.S. affecting the LGBTQ+ community

The Supreme Court decision is a positive step, but we recognize that there is still work to be done, as LGBTQ+ people continue to face discrimination in many areas of life.

Giovanni Caforio reflects on events in the U.S. 

Bristol Myers Squibb CEO Emeritus Giovanni Caforio reflects on the death of George Floyd and other African Americans.

People and business resource groups

People and Business Resource Groups (PBRGs) represent one key strategy we use to support the business objectives, career advancement and development needs of our employees.

Employees voluntarily come together around a single dimension of diversity to help drive business results.

Members network, learn skills, participate in learning development events and contribute to the company's business objectives in a tangible way.

Equal employment opportunity
Our commitment to a culture that is powerfully diverse and broadly inclusive expresses itself in everything we do and in every place we do it.
Supplier diversity


We actively seek to include small and diverse suppliers in our strategic sourcing and procurement processes. 

The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

The company's workforce diversity efforts are complemented by the work of our Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, which focuses on addressing health disparities on a global scale.

Featured news and publications

December 13, 2023
How BMS is closing the diversity gap in clinical trials >
December 07, 2023
Celebrating women in STEM: Latin America's changing landscape >
Clasped hands
June 16, 2022
Juneteenth: Remembering the past, reimagining the future >