Access to Medicine: Perspectives on the Medicines Patent Pool


Sustainalytics examines the issue of access to medicine and the role pharmaceutical companies and their investors can play in improving access worldwide. The online presentation Innovation in Access to Medicines: Perspectives on the Medicines Patent Pool provided information about the Medcines Patent Pool, a non-for-profit organization focused increasing access to quality, safe, affordable medicines in low- and middle-income countries. The webinar, moderated by Sustainalytics senior analyst Laurence Loubieres included views from non-governmental organzations and investors.

Panellist included:

  • Rohit Malpani, Senior Advisor, Campaigns, Oxfam America.
  • Purasisi Jinadasa, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Associate Analyst, Sustainalytics.
  • Ellen ‘t Hoen, Executive Director, Medicines Patent Pool.
  • Lauren Compere, Managing Director/Director of Shareholder Engagement, Boston Common Asset Management (representing the Interfaith Centre on Corporate Responsibility).


Webinar recording - Innovation in Access to Medicines: Perspectives on the Medicines Patent Pool (.wmv)

Presentation Slides only (.pdf)

Q&A sheet (.pdf)