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Biogen Recognized As One of America's Most JUST Companies

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JUST Capital and CNBC have recognized Biogen's dedication to addressing science for the betterment of humanity by ranking us in the top 50 the JUST100 list of America's Most JUST companies.

Biogen was recognized as #36 of 954 companies, reflecting our performance and sustained commitment to ESG.

Biogen Recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Most Responsible Companies

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We are honored to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies. This #11 ranking reflects our commitment to environmental, social and governance issues. The passion and incredible work of our colleagues around the world helped to make this recognition possible.

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Johanna Jobin | The Innovator 25 North America 2021

“Like most companies, we’re still exploring what the future of the office looks like. Ultimately, I hope that future of the office is flexible, sustainable and equitable so we can all deliver on our goals and thrive."
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Johanna Jobin has ushered the biotech leader into a new era in its long-standing ESG commitments, with a focus on climate, health and equity. Under her leadership, in September 2020, Biogen launched Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives — a bold $250M, 20-year commitment to run a Fortune 500 company entirely without fossil fuels. Biogen achieved carbon neutrality in 2014. Now, with Jobin at the helm, Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives aims to propel Biogen past net zero to becoming entirely fossil fuel free.

Biogen Joins United Airlines Eco-Skies Alliance Program

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As part of our long-term goal to decarbonize our operations by 2040, we’re proud to join United’s Eco-Skies Alliance program to collectively contribute toward the purchase of sustainable aviation fuel.

Learn more about the program and our commitment

Biogen Leads From the Top With Disability Inclusion

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December 3rd marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and we are glad to share that Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos recently signed the Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. We are proud we scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index for four consecutive years. We look forward to continued learning and growth to best support people with disabilities both within and outside of Biogen.

From Pause to Pride: A Mother's Journey

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Valencia Foster is a Senior Manager in Marketing and a Biogen employee of 18 years. Her son Miles came to her when he was 15 and told her he is bisexual. Valencia reflects on her journey toward acceptance and ultimately to LGBTQ ally and advocate.

Youth Neurology Program: Building a More Diverse Neurology Workforce

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Neurological conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are leading causes of disability and premature death, afflicting women, people of color and low-income communities at much higher rates than average. Yet these populations are underrepresented in the field of neurology. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, about 30% of neurology faculty at teaching hospitals in the U.S. identify as women, 3% Hispanic or Latinx, 2% Black or African American, and less than 1% identify as Native or Indigenous.

Wanda Castro-Borrero: Carrying on Legacy of Care

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Growing up in Puerto Rico, Wanda Castro-Borrero came from a family of modest means and saw what unmet medical need looks like. Her childhood experiences sparked a passion to help others. 

“I am a very proud Puerto Rican – not only of my heritage, language and culture but also my humble roots,” she says. “We were technically poor, but my twin and I never knew that, as we always had food on the table, even if, sometimes, it was white rice and ketchup. I didn’t have a pediatrician, but we did have Dr. Rivera Aulet, our community doctor.”

Biogen Sets Industry Record with Recognition on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 9th Consecutive Year

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  • Biogen earns top ESG leadership scores on areas including Innovation Management and Climate Strategy, highlighting efforts to address urgent and long-term challenges facing humanity
  • In 2021, Biogen notably bolstered its longstanding corporate responsibility leadership actions by implementing bold climate commitments and publicly disclosing DE&I metrics
  • This year marks the 9th consecutive year that Biogen was listed among top performers
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  • Biogen earns top ESG leadership scores on areas including Innovation Management and Climate Strategy, highlighting efforts to address urgent and long-term challenges facing humanity
  • In 2021, Biogen notably bolstered its longstanding corporate responsibility leadership actions by implementing bold climate commitments and publicly disclosing DE&I metrics
  • This year marks the 9th consecutive year that Biogen was listed among top performers

Biogen Launches Supplier Climate Action Program “Energize” With Leading Pharmaceutical Companies

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In the fight against climate change, collaboration will be critical. Accordingly, today on COP26 - UN Climate Change Conference’s ‘Energy Day,’ we’re pleased to be one of 10 global pharma companies launching Energize, a new program to increase access to renewable energy for our supply chains. Together, we aim to engage our suppliers in bold climate action and work towards value chain decarbonization.

Learn more and register for an introductory session here

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