Learn more about our views and our practices across a range of issues that are important to GSK, our patients and our stakeholders.
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Antimicrobial resistance is one of the World Health Organization’s top ten threats to global health; in this policy position, we outline how GSK is getting ahead of the challenge and potential policy solutions.View policy position (PDF, 245.4KB)
This paper describes GSK's approach to conducting clinical trials. It sets out the philosophy underpinning our approach and addresses issues including where we conduct our studies, the standard of care we apply and access to medicines post-trial.View policy position (PDF, 197.9KB)
This policy position details GSK's uses of cloning, gene modification, and stem cell technologies for drug discovery and development to advance medical research.View policy position (PDF, 185.1KB)
This paper summarises our approach to investment decisions, including criteria that we apply when assessing new opportunities.View policy position (PDF, 188.8KB)
This paper summarises our position on “conflict minerals”, including any use of them in our products; our commitment to reduce and ultimately replace any use of “conflict minerals” in our products that benefits armed groups in the “Covered Countries”; and the processes we have in place to meet this commitment.View policy position (PDF, 249.7KB)
In this policy position, we focus on commitments to data transparency for GSK sponsored studies.View policy position (PDF, 138.6KB)
This paper sets out our approach to working with patient organisations; why we engage with them; and the standards we apply to ensure our interactions are appropriate, ethical and transparent.View policy position (PDF, 152.9KB)
In this policy position, we detail our commitment to minimising the risk of harm to our patients from falsified GSK products and to ensuring the quality of genuine GSK products through strict compliance with internal standards and with regulations.View policy position (PDF, 200.5KB)
In this policy position, we set out our commitments to promote and uphold human rights through our engagements with patients, our employees, our suppliers, the communities in which we live and operate and our environment.View policy position (PDF, 246.6KB)
In this paper we set out the core principles underpinning our position on IP and the approach we take on patents and licensing.View policy position (PDF, 188.5KB)
As a science-led healthcare company, we believe our medicines should be used consistently with our purpose, which is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together.
Currently, we are not aware of any GSK products being included in any lethal injection protocol; however, in keeping with our purpose, we would be opposed to such a use.
In all of our political engagements, we are committed to ensuring that we adhere to the highest ethical standards and legislative requirements. This paper sets out our approach to political advocacy or “lobbying” activities.View policy position (PDF, 199.6KB)
This policy position sets our approach and views on increasing access to our medicines and vaccines through responsible pricing that is accessible for patients and sustainable for our business; strategic access programmes; and partnerships.View policy position (PDF, 229.1KB)
This policy position outlines the high standards of humane care and treatment for our animals and GSK's commitment to replace, reduce and refine until animals are ultimately no longer required for the development of new medicines and vaccines.View policy position (PDF, 191.3KB)
This paper sets out our approach to investing in and supporting LLMICs with technology transfer and capacity building, including through skills development and health systems strengthening.View policy position (PDF, 219.4KB)
There will be occasions when it may be appropriate for patients to have access to our unlicensed medicines outside of a clinical trial. This paper sets out our approach to the treatment use of our unlicensed pharmaceutical products and vaccines (referred to as investigational medicines) and the criteria we use to assess requests from healthcare professionals.View policy position (PDF, 194.6KB)
This position statement summarises our approach to working with Third Parties. It sets out the minimum standards we expect of them, as well as other areas of importance to us.View policy position (PDF, 206.0KB)