Corporate responsibility

CR report 2012As 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. Browse our recent press releases and articles in ElsevierConnect.

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 2013 Corporate Responsibility report. Questions? Contact Ylann Schemm, Senior Corporate Responsibility Manager, Elsevier.

Elsevier Foundation

Elsevier FoundationThe 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. Read more


Making a differenceResearch4Life provides free and low-cost access to the researchers in developing
countries. It is central to Elsevier's goal of achieving universal access to scientific, technical and medical research information. Read more

Book Donations

Book Aid InternationalBook 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 with at least 2.5 million in sub-Saharan Africa. Reed Elsevier has worked in an innovative partnerships with Book Aid International, donating over $200,000 and 750,000 books over the last ten years. Read more

Sense About Science

Sense about ScienceSince 2006, Elsevier has partnered with Sense About Science (SAS), an independent charitable trust, championing evidence, scientific reasoning and a public discussion of scientific issues. For the past six years this unique program of events and publications has worked to promote an understanding of peer review among journalists, policymakers and the public. Read more