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Corporate social responsibility

Grounded in innovation, CVS Health is working to solve the most complex public health challenges of our time. Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy is integral to how we deliver on our purpose.

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Our key focus areas

Reintroduced this year as Healthy 2030, our environmental, social and governance (ESG) road map will help chart our course for the future. It lays out our ambitious goals in four areas — Healthy People, Healthy Business, Healthy Community, and Healthy Planet — and conveys our commitment to advancing our purpose: “Bringing our heart to every moment of your health.”

Read our 2021 ESG report

Healthy People

As a leading health solutions company, we’re delivering consumer-centered care by meeting people where they are with solutions for accessible, affordable, high-quality health care. In 2021, we:

  • Over 32 million COVID-19 tests and over 59 million COVID-19 vaccine doses provided

  • Over $185 million invested in affordable housing projects

  • Over 300 new HealthHUB® locations

  • 40 million unique digital customers

Learn more about our goals in the “Healthy People” section of our 2021 ESG report (PDF)

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Healthy Business

We’re leading by example and operating our business in a way that treats our colleagues, customers and business partners ethically and equitably. In 2021, we:

  • Over 70% of colleagues are women and 48%+ colleagues identify as racially diverse

  • Over $3.5 billion spent with small businesses and diverse suppliers

  • Committed to increasing hourly minimum wage across enterprise to $15 an hour by July 2022

  • Over 15 million hours of training and development completed by colleagues, including compliance training and new DevelopU leadership development course

Learn more about our goals in the “Healthy Business” section of our 2021 ESG report (PDF)

Healthy Community

Through partnerships with trusted nonprofits and through colleague volunteerism, we’re making a difference in the communities we serve, increasing access to health care and addressing the disparities that hold people back from better health. In 2021, we:

  • Over $240 million in philanthropic support

  • Over 140 million meals provided for people who are food insecure through Feeding America

  • Over $4.6 million of free medical services provided through Project Health

  • Over $2.5 million donated by colleagues in value of volunteerism, including through skills-based activities such as mentoring and nonprofit board service

Learn more about our goals in the “Healthy Community” section of our 2021 ESG report (PDF)

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Healthy Planet

The health of our environment impacts the health of the people and communities we serve, and we’re committed to reducing our environmental footprint to create a healthier world. In 2021, we:

  • 33,500 MWh of energy saved through efficiency programs to reach our goal to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

  • 70% reduction in paper use through digital offerings

  • Diverted 50% of all waste to recycling or reuse

  • Eliminated 500,000 in empty miles through backhaul program so our trucks never travel without purpose

Learn more about our goals in the “Healthy Planet” section of our 2021 ESG report (PDF)