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Environmental, Social & Governance at Natera

Natera’s commitment to ESG is an important part of how we care for people, our communities and our world by upholding high standards of governance. Learn More

Natera’s 2021 ESG and Sustainability Report

Our 2025 Environmental, Social, and Governance goals

In April 2022, Natera hosted its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance Summit bringing together members of the board, executive leadership, and senior business leaders to create Natera’s 2025 ESG goals. We will report on the progress of these goals in our annual ESG report. The 2025 ESG goals have a baseline year of 2021.

Environmental

Waste

  • Reduce non-biohazardous waste footprint per test kit by 25%M
  • Achieve 80% non-biohazardous waste diversion for our Austin and San Carlos sites

Energy

  • Transition 50% of sales fleet to electric vehicles
  • Achieve My Green Lab Certification at Austin and San Carlos sites

Supply chain

  • Collaborate with 25 of Natera’s top 100 critical suppliers to have Scope 1-2 emissions reduction initiatives

Social

Empowering our people

  • Achieve 100% of people managers to complete annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training
  • Perform annual pay equity analysis and adjust as appropriate

Community impact

  • Log 20,000 employee volunteer hours from 2021 to 2025

Governance

Governance

  • Increase diversity of executive leadership
  • Provide updates on ESG initiatives to Board twice annually

Prioritizing Access to Health Care

In 2021, Natera spent $250 million on research and development to improve our products and technologies for our patients. Our research helps inform insurance coverage and improve access to care for all. In 2021, Natera assisted patients unable to afford testing by providing $4.6 million dollars worth of testing through its Compassionate Care Program.

Ready to Change the World

Test

Pursuing Environmental Stewardship

Our Scope 1-3 emissions reductions decrease our environmental impact.

2 million pounds

of waste diverted from landfill

Governance

Empowering our People & Communities

People are at the core of what we do, and there’s a person behind every test.

4,400 hours

volunteered by employees in 2021

Governance

Investing for the
Future

Thanks to our employees, we have earned the Great Place to Work Certification

91%

of employees are proud to work at Natera

Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

Women of Natera (WON)

Founded in 2018, Women of Natera (WON) provides a platform of networking, ongoing learning and professional development opportunities across Natera and promotes workplace equality.

Diversity and Inclusion Group (D.I.G)

Diversity and Inclusion Group (D.I.G) serves as a resource to the organization in fostering a culture of inclusion diversity.

Leadership Development

Natera prioritizes development training to foster more effective manager-employee relationships and ensure individual career growth. More than 125 employees completed the training in 2021.

Recruiting

Natera prioritizes hiring a diverse workforce. We participate in a formal program to bring current Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students and recent graduates to our recruiting pool.

More Resources

Copia Press Release

MinMin Bear Press Release

Natera Nurtures: Video of Employees Volunteering (Earth Day 2022)