Our ESG strategy

Every element of the Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach helps EMIS deliver its purpose to be the leading provider of innovative healthcare technology that improves people’s lives

EMIS Group sets high standards in ESG areas, helping to foster strong relationships with its employees and customers, manage its corporate responsibilities and have a positive impact on communities.

Our community

As a key software supplier to the healthcare sector, EMIS Group plays a critical role in the day-to-day working lives of many clinicians, from GPs to community nurses to pharmacists. By supporting front line healthcare professionals with the technology systems that manage everyday healthcare, they are empowered to deliver the best patient care possible to the nation.

Our responsibilities as a business 

As the guardian of more than 40 million patient records, EMIS takes clinical and data governance extremely seriously with a low risk appetite in this area. A high standard of clinical and data governance underpins everything EMIS does, from processing employee data internally to helping customers to safely and securely share vital patient information.

Our environmental responsibility 

There is increasing interest from all stakeholder groups in businesses’ impact on the environment. Sustainable business practices will play an increasing importance in EMIS Group’s ability to grow successfully and maintain profitability over the long term.

Our people and culture 

As a healthcare technology business, the Group’s success is built on the intellectual capital of its people. EMIS Group’s purpose of improving UK health outcomes is a key motivator for many colleagues. The aim of the leadership team and the HR function is to enable, empower and strengthen this drive through the creation of a positive working culture.

See the impact we are making by reading our ESG case studies in the 2021 digital summary report. You can find more detail on our ESG strategy in the 2021 annual report and accounts