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Hologic’s Commitment to U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 with an aim to end poverty, protect the environment and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

When performing our materiality assessment, we considered Hologic’s unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the world. We identified the following areas most relevant to our business:


Good Health and Well-Being (SDG 3)


Quality Education (SDG 4)


Gender Equality (SDG 5)


Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7)


Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8)


Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)


Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10)


Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12)

We believe we have a key role measuring the state of women’s health globally. The Hologic Global Women’s Health Index highlights the importance of women’s health represented in SDG 3, Good Health and Well-Being.

The results from Hologic’s Global Women’s Health Index are sadly consistent with recent gender findings from the U.N.’s Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Throughout the pandemic, women globally have experienced setbacks across a variety of crucial measures such as disruptions to essential health services, acute employment losses, and declining availability to mental health services.

In fact, only one of the U.N.’s 18 indicators that track the state of women’s health is defined as being “close to target.”

We are committed to addressing inequities relevant to the global state of women’s health. We intend to use data from Hologic’s Global Women’s Health Index, in conjunction with gender findings from the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, to influence decision-makers and improve access to essential healthcare for women.