2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
At Banfield Pet Hospital, a proud part of Mars Veterinary Health, we worked together to bhere beyond expectations in 2020. More than 19,000 Banfield Pet Hospital associates in more than 1,000 hospitals across the country met each challenge with renewed passion, resiliency, and a commitment to serving our purpose:
Credentialed Veterinary Technician Appointments
invested in COVID-19 benefits to support associates
commitment toward diversity efforts
acts of kindness performed
youth taught about careers in the veterinary profession
pet-related wish celebrated with
from the Banfield Foundation to
shelters impacted by COVID-19
Introduced curbside check-in procedures, minimizing the risk of exposure to our clients and associates.
Donated more than $570,000 from the Banfield Foundation
to support its COVID-19 Respond and Rebuild Grant Program, benefiting nearly 120,000 pets.
Implemented supplemental COVID-19 paid sick leave and PTO policy, ensuring Banfield associates could prioritize their own health and wellbeing.
Expanded the Better Together Fund so Banfield, VCA and BluePearl associates impacted by COVID-19 could apply for financial assistance for short-term living expenses related to housing, food, or childcare. The fund granted more than $80,000 to associates in need.
Donated more than $600,000 in cash and pet-related services from Banfield
for programs benefitting pet owners, shelters, and veterinary professionals impacted by COVID-19.
In addition to a global pandemic, 2020 raised new opportunities and challenges in the fight for racial equality, equity, and social justice. At Banfield, we aim to foster an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity of thought and experiences – and be a true beacon for how companies ought to behave and operate. Inclusion is a choice, and one we make every day by putting our people first.
Committed $1 million over the next year toward equity, inclusion, and diversity efforts.
Photo Credit: Seth Casteel
Here for people, pets, communities, and the veterinary profession. In the best and worst of times.
Here for preventive care and our purpose: