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Vizient Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Environmental Sourcing, Supplier Diversity and Community Outreach

John Jannarone

announced today the release of its 2018 Corporate
Responsibility Report, prepared in accordance with the Global Report
Initiative (GRI), the most widely adopted global standard for
sustainability reporting.

“Corporate responsibility is engrained in our values-based organization,
and we voluntarily measure ourselves against GRI benchmarks to affirm
our dedication to operating according to the highest standards of
ethics, transparency and conduct,” said Byron
, Vizient president and CEO. “We leverage insights from this
process to measure year-over-year progress, hold ourselves accountable
as an organization and identify areas where we can affect change in
health care.”

The latest report details stakeholder engagement from member health care
organizations, employees, suppliers and industry organizations as well
as outlines Vizient’s material topics such as procurement practices,
community outreach and adhering to the highest standards of integrity
and transparency. Highlights from the report include:

The report also highlights Vizient’s community outreach, including
corporate grants, international volunteer projects and the annual
Community Day, when employees leave the office to partner with local
charities making a difference. Since 2003, Vizient employees have
donated 8,017 hours of their time and dedication to their communities
through this program.

Vizient is the nation’s largest health care performance improvement
company serving a diverse membership that includes academic medical
centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health
care delivery networks and non-acute health care providers. Click
to learn more about Vizient and to find a copy of the 2018
Corporate Responsibility Report.

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance
improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven
solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to
improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership
base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community
hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and nonacute health care
providers and represents approximately $100 billion in annual purchasing
volume. In 2019, Vizient again received a World’s Most Ethical Company
designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in
Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the
United States. Please visit www.vizientinc.com
as well as our newsroom,
and YouTube
pages for more information about the company.


Angie Boliver
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