Corporate Responsibility

Many people depend on us: patients and their families, employees, medical partners, payers, regulatory agencies, and our communities. We value their trust and work hard to foster a culture of responsibility and civility to maintain that trust.

New employees are indoctrinated into this culture early, with Code of Conduct training at orientation. We also set expectations internally through our business conduct standards.

Corporate Responsibility Report


The Medtronic 2008 Corporate Responsibility Report (pdf)

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About this Report
This report describes the corporate responsibility programs and performance of Medtronic, Inc., during fiscal year 2008. Our goal for this inaugural report is to provide an accurate account of economic, social and environmental performance in the areas that are most relevant to our business and stakeholders.

We encourage stakeholder feedback to assess the usefulness of this report and to provide suggestions regarding the content of future reports. To provide feedback or request additional information about this report, please e-mail

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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Industry Accountability

Our Global Business Conduct Standards are based on the AdvaMed Code of Ethics.

Medtronic Australasia is a member of the Medical Technology Association of Australia and as such subscribes to the MTAA Code of Practice.