Roche Diagnostics USA is dedicated to advancing racial equality, striving for inclusiveness at
our company and in the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to advancing equity
within our healthcare system, using our power and resources to advocate for equality. And we are
dedicated to engaging in open dialogue with our co-workers, friends, neighbors and family to
listen and learn so that we might find new opportunities to expand our impact.
Roche is committed to increasing representation of diversity across our organization and
cultivating a culture where all employees are treated respectfully and equitably, can be
themselves, do their best work, and thrive.
Focus Area: Workplace
Roche is committed to diversity representation at every level within the organization to reflect
the patients we serve. Roche will encourage development opportunities for diverse talent within
the company, while also expanding recruitment efforts aimed at increasing and progressing a
diverse pipeline of talent.
Summer 2020 - Roche leaders and our African American Business
Resource Group hosted Unity Circles where employees engaged in meaningful conversations about
racial equity in our country, communities and company.
September 2020 - Launched a virtual recruiting program called
Your Future @ Roche to expand our reach and connect with HBCU and HSI students for opportunities
in our internship and early in career programs.
Roche will address health factors that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority
Focus Areas: Health
Roche will collaborate with local and national organizations that are focused on improving the
health and wellbeing of racial and ethnic minority populations.
2020 - Roche formed a partnership with the American Cancer
Society’s Road to Recovery patient support program to provide underserved cancer patients with
transportation to treatment and other related appointments.
Fall 2020 - Roche launched a new partnership with the American
Heart Association called Check.Change.Control aimed at addressing high blood pressure as a
health disparity among people of color in Indianapolis.
October 2020 - Roche Diabetes Care is a local sponsor of the
American Diabetes Association’s Project Power, a national, virtual after-school program that supports the
ADA initiative to slow the trajectory of childhood obesity through fun activities, wellness
education and family involvement for youth (ages 7 -13). The program aims to educate youth at
risk for developing type 2 diabetes and their families.
Roche will build partnerships in the Indianapolis community aimed at reducing inequities in
health, education and prosperity.
Focus Areas: Health, Education, Prosperity
Roche will engage with community organizations focused on advancing diversity and inclusion in the
workplace and in our communities.
July 2020 Roche made a financial contribution to the
Indianapolis Urban League to address disparities in healthcare and education.
Fall 2020 We donated to Indianapolis Public Schools Foundation
to help purchase PPE and thermometers. Additionally, we provided access to a COVID-19 symptom
tracker and management software for IPS’s 3,500 staff members.
Fall 2020 Roche will make a financial contribution to the
Minority Engineering Program of Indianapolis (MEPI) for programming costs. The donation is part
of a partnership that includes high school internships and mentoring.
Join us in the important work of creating racial equity in Central Indiana.