As a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity, we are proud of our unique contributions to sustainable development: from our publishing portfolios and analytics capabilities to building research capacity in developing countries and advancing diversity in science. We make these contributions in partnership with our global research and health communities.
In 2016, the Elsevier Foundation launched a series of new partnerships to support innovations in health information, research in developing countries, diversity in science and technology for development. Through gift-matching, the Foundation also supports the efforts of Elsevier employees to play a positive role in their local and global communities.
Sustainability at Elsevier is embedded across the entire organization ? internally and externally. We equip communities with the knowledge that drives critical decision making and innovation to tackle challenges of greatest importance to humanity, science and the planet. We do this by investing in world-class information, partnerships, technology and people.
Elsevier is a founding member of Research4Life, a public-private partnership that provides free and low-cost scientific research to scientists and doctors in more than 115 developing countries with the aim of aims to bridging the digital research divide. It is central to Elsevier's goal of achieving universal access to scientific, technical and medical research information.
As part of our commitment to sustainability and access, Elsevier donates returned or remaindered books to those who need it most. Since 2004, we have partnered with professional book donation organizations such as Book Aid International and Books for Asia, targeting schools, hospitals, universities and non profits in developing countries.