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Company Profile
Enterprise Value: US$197.4
Region: North America

Danaher is a diversified business that designs, manufactures and sells laboratory equipment, consumables and services to clinical and medical laboratories including microscopes, analytical software and imaging and molecular devices. These tools are used in the development of new drugs and for diagnosing critically ill patients.

Impact Score: 32%

Danaher provides test and measurement equipment for drug R&D, diagnosis, environment testing, food and water testing and academic research. The company’s products have a wide range of positive impacts. However, these may be incremental for example, through speeding up research and development or increasing efficiency and accuracy.

Fundamental Quality: 66%

Danaher has a strong market position as one of two major life science platforms. It has a focused management team and a clear, proven approach to operational improvements (known as the ‘Danaher Business System’). The company has focused its portfolio in recent years on the healthcare sector and has ambitious executive officer performance goals and an improving approach to environmental, social and governance issues.

Link to UN SDGs SDG 3
Danaher’s products provide the foundations for research and development of new and improved healthcare therapies supporting the achievement of SDG 3.
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Impact calculator metric
(per £1m invested)
£1,855 spent on Danaher’s products and services and used in healthcare R&D
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Recent stewardship topics
  • Auditor independence
  • Director overboarding
  • Executive remuneration
  • Net Zero Carbon targets
  • Sustainability leadership
  • Product impact
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