Key Corporate Social Responsibility Metrics

We are committed to responsible business practices and measure our progress and impacts. The following performance metrics are global unless noted otherwise.

Community

Number of Nonprofits Supported Through Matching Gift Program

Care

Number of Nonprofits Supported Through Matching Gift Program

  • 659
    2017
  • 1,087
    2018

Percent of Employees Who Volunteer Through Vertex Volunteers

Volunteer

Percent of Employees Who Volunteer Through Vertex Volunteers

  • N/A*
    2017
  • 36%
    2018

Hours Volunteered by Employees During Work Time

Hand holding

Hours Volunteered by Employees During Work Time

  • N/A*
    2017
  • 5,148
    2018

*Data unavailable prior to 2018 when we implemented a new tracking system.

Workplace

Percent of Women in Our Workforce

Business Woman

Percent of Women in Our Workforce

  • 51%
    2017
  • 51%
    2018

Percent of Leadership (VP and Above) Who Are Women

Growth

Percent of Leadership (VP and Above) Who Are Women

  • 38%
    2017
  • 38%
    2018

Percent of Our Leadership (VP and Above) Who Are Racially/Ethnically Diverse (U.S.)

Three people

Percent of Our Leadership (VP and Above) Who Are Racially/Ethnically Diverse (U.S.)

  • 18%
    2017
  • 20%
    2018

Percent of Our Workforce Who Are Racially/Ethnically Diverse (U.S.)

Globe

Percent of Our Workforce Who Are Racially/Ethnically Diverse (U.S.)

  • 30%
    2017
  • 30%
    2018

Percent of New Hires Who Are Racially/Ethnically Diverse (U.S.)

Globe

Percent of New Hires Who Are Racially/Ethnically Diverse (U.S.)

  • 37%
    2017
  • 39%
    2018

Percent of Board of Directors Who are Diverse Based on Gender/Ethnicity.

Business Woman

Percent of Board of Directors Who are Diverse Based on Gender/Ethnicity.

  • 44%
    2017
  • 50%
    2018

Voluntary Turnover Rate

Employee turnover

Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • 8.6%
    2017
  • 9.3%
    2018
Business & Ethics

R&D Investment (in USD Thousands)

Research

R&D Investment (in USD Thousands)

  • $1,324,625
    2017
  • $1,416,476
    2018

R&D Investment as a Percentage of Business Operating Expenses*

Magnifying Glass

R&D Investment as a Percentage of Business Operating Expenses*

  • 73%
    2017
  • 72%
    2018

Percent of Employees Who Completed Their Annual Code of Conduct Training

Studying

Percent of Employees Who Completed Their Annual Code of Conduct Training

  • 99.9%
    2017
  • 99.9%
    2018

*Business Operating Expenses defined as R&D + SG&A

Environment, Health & Safety

Recordable Incident Rate

Bandages

Recordable Incident Rate

  • 0.42%
    2017
  • 0.30%
    2018

Lost Time Incident Rate

Warning Sign

Lost Time Incident Rate

  • 0.19%
    2017
  • 0.04%
    2018

Employees Using Public Transportation to Commute (U.S. and U.K. Based Employees)

Bus

Employees Using Public Transportation to Commute (U.S. and U.K. Based Employees)

  • 40%
    2017
  • 40%
    2018