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Biogen-Funded Collaboration with Americares and Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative

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Across the U.S., the climate crisis is threatening the ability of thousands of community health centers care for millions of uninsured or underinsured patients. To address climate-related risks to their operations and patient health, Biogen is collaborating with Americares and the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard Chan C-CHANGE).

Biogen Charts Second Year of Progress for Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives Initiative

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Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ is Biogen’s groundbreaking initiative to eliminate fossil fuels from our operations  and address climate, health and equity – issues that  have never been more urgent. 

Purpose 360: Caring Deeply for a Healthy Climate and Healthy Lives at Biogen

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Listen to this and other recent episodes here.

The climate is in crisis.

Low-income groups are disproportionately impacted in health.

Racial minority students struggle to enter the STEM field.

How Biogen Is Advancing Net Zero Supply Chain Goals

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Nicole Murphy, Head of Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology, explains that most of a company’s environmental impact comes from its supply chain. In our quest to go fossil fuel free, we are partnering with industry peers and suppliers to address ways to decarbonize as part of our Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives initiative. 

Learn more in Biogen's 2021 Year in Review

Biogen Celebrates 20 Years of Caring Deeply

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Armany is a rising junior at Northeastern University majoring in electrical and computer engineering who developed a passion for science during his time as a Biogen Community Lab student and as a Red Sox Foundation Scholar. This weekend he threw out the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox game, helping us kick off celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Biogen Foundation & Community Lab.

The Biogen Foundation and Community Lab Celebrates 20 Years of Serving Our Communities

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  • The Biogen Foundation has granted $70 million to help underserved communities in advancing science education, health equity, and food security
  • More than 61,000 students have benefitted from Biogen’s free hands-on science education program through its pioneering Community Labs in Massachusetts and North Carolina
  • Plans to reach a total of 90,000 students by 2025 through enhancement of its curriculum, global expansion and continuing engagement of underrepresented students
  • In celebration of 20 years of caring deeply, a Community Lab alumnus will throw out the first pitch at Friday’s Red Sox game
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  • The Biogen Foundation has granted $70 million to help underserved communities in advancing science education, health equity, and food security
  • More than 61,000 students have benefitted from Biogen’s free hands-on science education program through its pioneering Community Labs in Massachusetts and North Carolina
  • Plans to reach a total of 90,000 students by 2025 through enhancement of its curriculum, global expansion and continuing engagement of underrepresented students
  • In celebration of 20 years of caring deeply, a Community Lab alumnus will throw out the first pitch at Friday’s Red Sox game

Biogen Releases 2021 Year In Review, Disclosing Progress on Climate, Health and Equity

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As a purpose-driven company, Biogen seeks ways to reinforce our commitment to climate, health and equity. Our newly released 2021 Year in Review reports on our progress on these and other priorities to create a healthier, more equitable and sustainable world. Highlights include:

Biogen's Alex Cameron Discusses Biogen-MIT Biotech in Action

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When the pandemic hit, in-person lessons at the Community Lab paused. That’s when Biogen-Lemelson-MIT Program Biotech in Action launched, providing online science and lab classes. Going virtual allowed us to go global – working with 10,000 students in 19 countries over the past two years.

First Delivery of Heat-n-Eats Single-Serve Meals a Success!

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After a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus, our meal program – Heat-n-Eats – is back in action!

Seeing a need for people without access to kitchens or time to prepare meals, Food For Free began making and redistributing healthy microwavable dinners completely made up of rescued food in 2016.

Redefining What A Scientist Looks Like: Biogen Leaders Discuss the Importance of Women in STEM

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Thank you to all the women who took chances and paved the way so we could forge our own paths today. This past Women’s History Month, we honored women in science by continuing our commitment to making STEM more accessible to girls and other underrepresented groups.

"Every day at Biogen we work to empower women. By bringing people together to listen, learn and share, March and beyond, we can continue to make meaningful progress toward equity," said Alisha Alaimo, President of Biogen, US Organization.

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