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Celebrating the Alexion Charitable Foundation One Year Anniversary

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The Alexion Charitable Foundation (ACF), launched by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in February 2020, marks its first anniversary this month in tandem with the celebration of Rare Disease Day. The Foundation was established with the mission to offer promise and cultivate a sense of belonging, particularly for people affected by a rare disease. This article marks the major milestones made toward that purpose in year one and highlights the work of several unique grantees funded by the Foundation.

Rare Answers™: A System to Improve Patient Outcomes

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At Alexion, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an inherent part of everything we do and supports our mission to transform the lives of people affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions. In addition to developing and delivering life-changing medicines, this mission drives us to seek opportunities to advance innovative solutions to system-wide challenges faced by rare disease patients, such as the “diagnostic odyssey.”

Alexion Ranked #1 Biotech Company for Lowest ESG Risk by Sustainalytics

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Since 2018, Alexion has regularly engaged with a variety of external organizations to validate and evaluate our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (i.e., ESG). Sustainalytics, an organization that is one of the most widely respected evaluators of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) performance, just released their latest assessment of Alexion, and named us their #1 ranked biotech company for lowest ESG risk. Alexion is rated against all biotech companies in the Sustainalytics “universe” – a total of 373 companies.

Cybersecurity: Alexion's First Line of Defense

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October is Security Awareness Month and to celebrate, Alexion’s Global Security Team gave employees a “Backstage Pass” to learning how continuous vigilance keeps patients, our people and our assets safe. 

The 2020 Global Culture Forum - Virtually Incredible!

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Alexion’s annual Global Culture FORUM brings together a team of global Culture Champions and Connectors to share ideas, inspire one another, and gain new insights on how to advance our culture and continue to embed a patient-centric mindset in everything we do. This is especially critical in our current environment. “We are all facing similar challenges despite our location and role within the company. We all have a critical role to play in continuing to drive and foster the culture we are striving for,” said Sally Collins, Head of U.S. Sales, Metabolics.

Alexion Participates in 2020 AAN Early Leaders Program | Supporting the Next Generation of Leaders

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In these unprecedented times, our ability to collaborate and innovate virtually is more important now than ever. Alexion supports American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Leadership programs that provide unique experience to exceptional early-career neurologists who are aspiring to become the next generation of leaders within the AAN and the neurology field.

Alexion Featured in Life Science Cares' First-Ever Community Engagement Benchmarking Report

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Life Science Cares’ (LSC), which is a collective effort of the Life Science industry to eliminate the impact of poverty on our neighbors in the greater Boston area, has launched its first-ever community engagement benchmarking report.

Alexion Joins the Women in STEM Ireland Campaign

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Since it was founded at the end of 2018, the Women in Alexion network (WIA) has had two objectives. Externally, through events such as the annual I WISH Conference, the group focuses on inspiring young women and girls to pursue education and careers within STEM. Internally, it supports women in the workplace through training and guidance that further their personal development and careers.  

Alexion 5th Annual Global Week of Service Goes 100% Virtual

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Every day, we strive to meet the expectations of our stakeholders, our communities and ourselves. We know the importance of this responsibility, and we take it seriously. Global Week of Service (GWS) is an annual opportunity for us to carry out this ambition across the globe by making an impact in our local communities. For the first time, GWS went 100% virtual, allowing our volunteers to participate in meaningful, fun, and impactful community-focused initiatives within the safety of their own homes.

Bringing CSR at Alexion to Life

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At Alexion, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an inherent part of everything we do and fundamental to helping us become the leader in rare disease. CSR is a guide to finding value in the actions we take each day as we work toward our mission of transforming the lives of people affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions.

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