How we do it

Everyone at GSK focuses on three priorities: Innovation, Performance, Trust

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Dave Kilian, Oncology scientist, USA

Innovation

We invest in scientific and technical excellence to develop and launch a pipeline of new products that meet the needs of patients, payers and consumers.

  • £3.9bn

    R&D investment in 2017

  • 3

    significant approvals in 2017 – Shingrix, Trelegy Ellipta and Juluca

  • £6.7bn

    new product sales in Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines in 2017

  • 13%

    Consumer Healthcare sales in 2017 from product innovations launched over the past three years

Dawn, pharmacist with pharmacy products on shelves in our Shopper Science Lab
Dawn Skelton, Pharmacist, UK

Performance  

We aim to achieve industry-leading growth by investing effectively in our business, developing our people and delivering flawlessly.

  • £30.2bn

    total turnover in 2017

  • £8.6bn

    adjusted operating profit in 2017

  • £3.4bn

    free cash flow in 2017

  • £3.9bn

    dividends paid in 2017

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Trust

We commit to ensuring the quality, safety and reliable supply of our products; and to building trust through our approach to engagement, pricing, global health and being a modern employer.

  • 85%

    of employees proud to work at GSK

  • £261.6m

    donated in 2017 to local communities through product donations, time and cash

  • 1st

    in Access to Medicines Index all 5 times since its launch in 2008

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

Our values:
Patient Focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity

Our expectations:
 
Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork