Corporate Responsibility

As a global leader in science, technical and medical publishing, we channel our knowledge and strengths to help communities around the world improve science and healthcare. We do this in partnership with the global science and health communities.

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The Elsevier Foundation 

Elsevier Foundation

The Elsevier Foundation has awarded millions of dollars in over 80 grants to non profits, advancing libraries in the developing world, nurse faculty, and woman scholars during their early and mid-careers. Through gift-matching, the Foundation also supports the efforts of Elsevier employees to play a positive role in their local and global communities.

Research4Life

Research4Life booklet

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 100 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.

Book Donations

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Book Aid International promotes literacy in developing countries by creating reading and learning opportunities. Founded in 1954 and based in the UK, 17 nations have benefited from Book Aid International programs, most notably in sub-Saharan Africa. Reed Elsevier works in an innovative partnership with Book Aid International, donating over $200,000 and 750,000 books over the last ten years.

Sense About Science

Sense About Science booklet

In 2006, Elsevier partnered with Sense About Science (SAS), an independent charitable trust, championing evidence, scientific reasoning, the needs of early career researchers, and a public discussion of scientific issues. For the past nine years this unique program has worked to promote an understanding of peer review among journalists, policymakers and the public.

To learn more about how Elsevier addresses material issues such as environment, supply chain, community and governance, we invite you to review the Reed Elsevier 2014 Corporate Responsibility report.

Questions? Contact Ylann Schemm, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Elsevier.