Key achievements

Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer. Discover more about us below...

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100% of our markets now operating the new commercial model.

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We invested £3.1 billion in 2015 in our search to develop new medicines, vaccines and consumer products.

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We profiled around 40 new potential medicines and vaccines in our pipeline at our R&D event in 2015, 80% of which we believe are potentially first-in-class.

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We have a network of 89 manufacturing sites, and large R&D centres in the UK, US, Belgium and China.

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6 billion albendazole tablets donated to eliminate two neglected tropical diseases, reaching over 760 million people.

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More than 11,000 people work in R&D in our search for new medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

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In 2015, we distributed more than 690 million doses of vaccines around the world.

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We employ around 101,000 people in over 150 countries, with more than a third of these in emerging markets.