CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE), a leading health educator, today announced the release of its 2022 Sustainability Report. The new report details Adtalem’s direction and commitment to operating transparently with purpose and accountability, protecting global health and the environment, and positively impacting global communities. This fifth annual sustainability report is part of the company’s mission to provide global access to knowledge that transforms lives and enables careers that contribute to a healthier world.
In fiscal 2022, the company completed its first comprehensive materiality assessment of environmental, social and governance (ESG) priority topics. The assessment was guided by frameworks established by the Global Reporting Initiative, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The new report incorporates the findings of this assessment, including enhanced information on topics such as diversity, equity and inclusion; expanding the pipeline of health professions; student satisfaction, success and outcomes; and public health and welfare.
“Adtalem is committed to broadening the horizons of our students, our colleagues and the communities we serve,” said Steve Beard, President and CEO of Adtalem Global Education. “Through our dedication to our mission and the betterment of our global communities, we can have a positive impact by operating responsibly with purpose, protecting global health, empowering individuals and advancing our health initiatives. sustainable development. I am proud of our colleagues for their dedication and accomplishments which are represented in this year’s report.
Under the theme ‘Broadening Horizons’, highlights of the 2022 report include:
- Alignment of Adtalem’s focus on healthcare: With a focus on health care education, Adtalem achieves strong academic outcomes that produce a highly diverse cohort of practice-ready clinicians with knowledge grounded in the social determinants of health. By celebrating more than 750 doctors at its graduation ceremonies, graduating 19,000 nurses1 and nearly 400 veterinarians in the last fiscal year, Adtalem is playing a leading role in helping to address healthcare workforce shortages and advance health equity.
- Advancing One Health through education and research: Adtalem’s family of institutions nurtures the next generation of leaders trained to solve complex problems at the intersection of animal, human and environmental health. This approach is exemplified by the company’s One Health framework, an interdisciplinary approach to education, innovation and impact.
- Dealing with Adtalem’s environmental footprint: In support of its multi-year environmental goals, Adtalem continues to strategically identify opportunities to reduce its carbon footprint, embrace renewable energy and improve waste management practices. Throughout fiscal 2022, Adtalem and its family of institutions have partnered with local organizations to advance recycling, waste management and treatment efforts to operate more efficiently while supporting local businesses.
- Drive community engagement and contributions: The Adtalem Global Education Foundation has provided financial support to charitable and civic organizations around the world that are aligned with the mission of contributing positively to the health and well-being of all communities.
To read the 2022 Sustainability Report, please visit https://www.adtalem.com/sustainability.
About Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE) is a leading healthcare educator and professional talent provider for the healthcare industry. With a focus on delivering strong outcomes that increase workforce readiness, Adtalem empowers a diverse population of learners to achieve their goals and make inspiring contributions to their communities. Adtalem is the parent organization of the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Walden University. Adtalem and its institutions have over 10,000 employees and a network of over 275,000 alumni. Adtalem was named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies of 2021 by Newsweek and one of America’s Best Diversity Employers of 2021 and 2022 by Forbes. Follow Adtalem on Twitter @adtalemglobal, LinkedIn or visit Adtalem.com for more information.
1 The number represents fiscal year 2022 graduates in Adtalem’s nursing programs at Chamberlain University and Walden University with either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing, Ph.D. in nursing or a certificate in nursing.