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

Nonprofits supported through Matching Gift program
659
2017
1,087
2018
Employees Who Volunteer Through Vertex Volunteers
N/A*
2017
36%
2018
Hours Volunteering 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 the Workforce
51%
2017
51%
2018
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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.)
18%
2017
20%
2018
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.)
37%
2017
39%
2018
Percent of Board of Directors Who are Diverse Based on Gender/Ethnicity
44%
2017
50%
2018
Voluntary Turnover Rate
8.6%
2017
9.3%
2018

Business & Ethnics

R&D Investiment (in USD Thousands)
$1,324,625
2017
$1,416,476
2018
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
99.9%
2017
99.9%
2018

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

Environment, Health & Safety

Recordable Incident Rate
0.42%
2017
0.30%
2018
Lost Time Incident Rate
0.19%
2017
0.04%
2018
Employees Using Public Transportation to Commute (U.S. and U.K. Based Employees)
40%
2017
40%
2018