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Corporate Responsibility at Cerner

Cerner is transforming the health care of tomorrow through responsible innovation. We respect and encourage the perspectives of every person, value our diversity, act with integrity and diligently deliver on our commitments.
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We believe strong corporate governance practices and policies are critical to fostering a culture of integrity, managing a better-performing and sustainable business and achieving long-term shareholder value. Cerner’s Board of Directors provides oversight of the company’s environmental, social and governance policies and practices.

Corporate Governance
Cerner’s commitment to responsible corporate governance promotes the long-term sustainability of the company and inherently drives value for all our stakeholders.

Board of Directors
Cerner’s Board members possess a vital diversity of skills and attributes essential to overseeing the direction of the company to protect and promote the long-term value of Cerner for its shareholders.

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Human Capital
“At Cerner, we aspire for all associates to have flexibility to manage their life; create work that is meaningful and makes a difference; and feel appreciated, valued, recognized and rewarded. We want to attract, engage and retain the best available talent for our clients and ultimately the patients and consumers of healthcare we serve.” - Tracy Platt, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are core to our mission. Our associates make up diverse teams from across the globe, bringing unique perspectives to their work to deliver smart solutions that improve the future of health care.


At Cerner, we are committed to providing our associates and their families with the tools, resources and support needed to obtain their optimal levels of health and wellness. Healthe at Cerner is Cerner’s internal wellness brand, offering a vast catalog of physical, mental, legal and financial health resources.

Community Impact

Cerner is devoted to improving the quality of life for everyone we serve. True to our corporate mission, we seek to develop the communities where our associates live and work, so that individuals have access to the tools they need to be educated, healthy and productive.

Cerner Charitable Foundation

Our corporate philanthropy is building healthier tomorrows and stronger communities. Over the last 25 years, the Cerner Charitable Foundation has improved the lives of nearly 600,000 people around the world.

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Data Security and Privacy
The security and privacy of user and patient data is paramount to every aspect of how Cerner delivers its solutions and services.

Data Security and Privacy

Cerner maintains a documented information privacy, security and risk management program with clearly defined roles, responsibilities, policies, and procedures which are designed to secure the information maintained on Cerner's Platforms.

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At Cerner, we have policies and practices in place to encourage that we operate our business and provide solutions and services to our clients in a manner that promotes clean business practices and reduces our corporate footprint on the environment.

Environmental Metrics
We are conscious of our impact on the earth and seek to minimize it whenever feasible. Cerner recently completed its first carbon assessment to calculate our Scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon emissions over the past three years. The assessment results can be viewed in the 2021 Cerner Carbon Assessment Disclosure Report (2018-2020) in the Reports section of this page below. We intend to use this assessment as a baseline and will analyze the results to identify areas in which we can reduce our impact on the environment.

Associate Sustainability Initiatives
Our associates have organized eco-awareness groups pursuing more sustainable practices on our campuses and in our daily lives, working to safeguard the future health of our associates, families and communities. Through coordinated focus groups, recycling initiatives, ride share programs, participation in community events, philanthropy and company-wide sustainability awareness campaigns, our associates are dedicated to making and promoting eco-friendly choices and considering the environmental impact of everything we do.  

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We applaud the accomplishments of our clients and associates. See how our clients serve their patients with quality care, as well as how our associates are impacting the communities they live in.

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Discover the in-depth analysis supporting Cerner's commitment to Corporate Responsibility

Cerner Corporate Responsibility reports:

Corporate Responsibility Discover the in-depth analysis supporting Cerner’s commitment to Corporate Responsibility