Our Mission, Vision, Values & Commitment

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

To be the world’s leading biopharma company that transforms patients’ lives through science.

Our Values


We demonstrate ethics, integrity and quality in everything we do for patients, customers and colleagues


We move together with speed and quality because patients are waiting


We all own Bristol Myers Squibb’s success and strive to be transparent and deliver on our commitments


We pursue disruptive and bold solutions for patients


Our dedication to learning and excellence helps us to deliver exceptional results


We embrace diversity and foster an environment where we can all work together at our full potential

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 effective governance and high standards of ethical behaviour. We seek transparency and 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. As a responsible corporate citizen, we seek to actively improve the health of the communities where we live, work and serve. Around the globe, we promote health equity and seek to promote the health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious disease. We believe our diverse and inclusive culture supports better outcomes for all patients and we seek diversity in all aspects of our business.

To our patients and customers

We commit 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 rigour to produce clinical and economic benefit through medicines that improve patients’ lives. We strive to make information about our commercialised medicines widely and readily available. We actively seek to improve access to care, advocate for policies that promote health equity, and help underserved patients access and afford the medicines they need.

To our employees

We embrace a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. The health, safety, professional development, work-life balance and equitable, respectful treatment of our employees are among our highest priorities. We commit to ensuring our colleagues have opportunities for development and advancement. We commit to hiring and developing a workforce that reflects the changing diversity of our communities and our patients..

To our suppliers

We believe in the positive economic impact of engaging diverse suppliers. We are committed to working with suppliers that represent the diversity of our employees and the communities where we live and work.

To our shareholders

We strive to produce sustained strong performance and shareholder value.

To our environment

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


Date of preparation: December 2023