Our mission, vision and values

Our mission

To discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

Our vision

To be the leading biopharmaceutical company changing patients' lives through science.

                                                  Our values

Our values are central to who we are, what we do and how we do it. Passion, innovation, urgency, responsibility, inclusion and integrity are the foundation of our work and bring us together.


Our commitment to continuous learning helps us deliver exceptional results


We put ethics, integrity and quality at the forefront of everything we do for patients, customers and colleagues


We work on pioneering solutions for patients


We promote diversity and an environment in which we can all cooperate fully


Together we move forward with speed and quality because patients are waiting


We are all part of the success of BMS, we are transparent and we keep our promises

                                             Our commitment

To our patients and customers, employees, global communities, shareholders, environment and other stakeholders, we promise to act on our belief that the priceless ingredient of every product is the integrity of its maker. We operate with responsible governance and high standards of ethical behavior. We are transparent and we are in dialogue with our stakeholders to improve our understanding of their needs. We take our commitment to economic, social, and environmental sustainability seriously, and extend this expectation to our partners and suppliers.

To our patients and customers


We commit globally to scientific excellence and investment in biopharmaceutical research and development to provide innovative, high-quality medicines that address the unmet medical needs of patients with serious diseases. We apply scientific rigor to produce clinical and economic benefit through medicines that improve patients’ lives. We strive to make information about our commercialized medicines widely and readily available.

To our employees

We embrace a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. Health, safety, professional development, respectful treatment of our employees and striving for work-life balance are among our highest priorities. 

To our suppliers

We seek globally to work with suppliers who reflect the diversity of our employees and the society in which we live and work. We believe this has a positive economic impact. 

To our shareholders

We strive globally to produce sustained strong contributions and shareholder value.

To our environment

We encourage the preservation of natural resources and strive globally to minimize the environmental impact of our operations and products.