Baxter International, Inc. is a Humankind 100 company whose ranking is based on its Humankind Value, a proprietary metric that provides an estimate of the overall dollar amount a company creates for investors, consumers, employees, and society at large.
Baxter International, Inc. is a healthcare company that produces devices and equipment. Its products help medical professionals provide nutritional care, kidney care, and respiratory care in addition to general healthcare.
(All values are in US Dollars, where M=Million, B=Billion, T=Trillion.)
Medical device research and development is responsible for substantive gains in length and quality of life. Baxter International, Inc. has earned a spot in our top 100, with much of its positive value coming from Medical Devices ($50.6 B), Healthcare R&D ($9.5 B), and Pharmaceuticals ($8.6 B). The value associated with Medical Devices, Healthcare R&D, and Pharmaceuticals is linked to an estimate of 1,425,297.8 additional years lived by people worldwide. However, there is room for improvement with respect to Greenhouse Gases (-$554.1 M) and Opioid Abuse (-$341.3 M). Medical Devices, Healthcare R&D, and Pharmaceuticals are attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities. Greenhouse Gases and Opioid Abuse are mostly or entirely a result of supply-chain relationships.