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Our approach

Haleon has a unique opportunity to help break down the social and environmental barriers that hold people back from better everyday health.

Through our actions and by partnering with like-minded organisations, we aim to make better everyday health more inclusive, sustainable and achievable, focusing on the following areas:

Environment

We will reduce the environmental impact of our operations and evolve and embed rigorous standards through our supply chain to help make better everyday health more sustainable by:

Tackling carbon emissions

We aim to reduce our net Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 100% by 20301

We aim to reduce our Scope 3 carbon emissions from source to sale by 42% by 20301

We aim to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040 aligned to guidance from The Climate Pledge and Race to Zero.

Making our packaging more sustainable

We aim to reduce our use of virgin petroleum-based plastic by a third by 2030.

We aim to develop solutions for all product packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2030.2

We aim to work with partners to drive global and local initiatives to collect, sort and recycle our packaging at scale by 2030.

Sourcing trusted ingredients sustainably

We aim that all of our key agricultural, forest and marine derived materials used in our ingredients and packaging are sustainably sourced and deforestation free by 20303.

We aim for the ingredients used in our products to have a strong trust profile.

Health Inclusivity

We will empower millions of people a year to be more included in opportunities for better everyday health empowering 50 million people a year by 2025 by:

Investing in research and action

We are investing in health inclusivity research to inform actions by Haleon and others to help more people be included in opportunities for better everyday health.

Empowering self-care

We aim to help improve health knowledge and understanding, empowering people to take better self-care.

Driving change through our purposeful brands

Our brands aim to help tackle specific barriers that stand in the way of better everyday health.

Responsible Business

We are committed to doing business responsibly by:

Working with responsible suppliers and partners

We strive to only conduct business with third parties that maintain high ethical standards and operate responsibly. Our Working with Responsible Third Parties Code outlines the expectations that we place on the third parties that we work with in order to uphold the highest standards of professional integrity and trust.

Supporting our people’s health and well-being

We have an ambition to become industry-leading when it comes to supporting the health and well-being of our employees, shaping and setting standards in the local markets in which our employees live and work.

Championing diversity, equity and inclusion

We are committed to creating a truly inclusive environment where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive. We aim to develop a leadership position on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and policies. Among others, our goals will include reaching gender parity in leadership roles by 2030.  

Embedding strong governance

We are embedding strong governance for responsible business, with progress against our goals tracked and reviewed at a business unit and total company level, with regular Board reviews.

Ensuring we always do the right thing

Our Code of Conduct clearly sets out our ethical principles and culture of always doing the right thing. We are all responsible for living by our Code and being role models to others, ensuring we uphold the high standards that we’ve set for our business.

  1. Versus our 2020 baseline. Our goal to reduce net Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 100% by 2030 is underpinned by a 95% absolute reduction target. We have submitted our Scope 1, 2 and 3 goals to the Science Based Targets Initiative for verification and have registered our commitment to Net Zero.
  2. Where safety, quality and regulations permit.
  3. Scope includes Haleon’s globally managed spend on key materials which are agricultural, forestry or marine derived. Globally managed spend covers the majority of our internal spend and expands across some of our third-party manufacturing network.