McKesson Releases FY2014 Corporate Citizenship Report

January 05, 2015

Report showcases community engagement, diversity & inclusion, employee health & safety, philanthropy, sustainability, supplier diversity and other programs

SAN FRANCISCO, January 5, 2015 – McKesson Corporation, a healthcare-services and information technology company, today announced the release of its FY2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, an annual publication highlighting the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility.

Consistent with the company’s mission to improve the business of healthcare, McKesson is committed to better health for our employees, customers, communities and the environment.

Designed to minimize paper and energy usage, the company’s online report shares McKesson’s corporate citizenship story through the voices of McKesson employees and stakeholders. The McKesson Corporate Citizenship Report is available via a mobile-compatible website.

FY14 Report highlights:

  • In FY14, the McKesson Foundation invested approximately $4 million in cash giving in our communities, and McKesson Corporation contributed an additional $3.3 million.
  • Through its Wheels Fuel program, McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical business unit reduced CO2 emissions from fleet vehicles by 4,821 metric tons—a 23.7% decrease over FY13.
  • McKesson was recognized as a Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles with a platinum award from the National Business Group on Health.
  • McKesson was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign with a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.
  • The McKesson Foundation made major donations to the company’s new Taking Care of Our Own Fund – an employee relief fund that provides grants to employees who are experiencing a financial hardship resulting from a sudden, severe, overwhelming and unexpected event—and to the Red Cross.
  • McKesson employees helped create 16,400 care packages for cancer patients during workplace volunteer events for the McKesson Foundation’s Giving Comfort program.

“Our employees come to work each day to serve our customers as they deliver better care for the patients they serve, and better business results so they can invest in the future,” said John Hammergren, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “It is through their contributions and our ICARE shared principles – Integrity, Customer First, Accountability, Respect and Excellence – that corporate social responsibility comes to life at McKesson.”

About McKesson Corporation

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit

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