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Biogen, Americares and Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Help Community Health Clinics Address Climate Risks

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Biogen, Americares, and the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have teamed up to help community health clinics in the United States mitigate climate risks.

Biogen Employees Engage in a Week-Long Series of Open Dialogues to Enhance DE&I Understanding

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Joining the other companies that are part of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace, Biogen held a Week of Understanding. Inspired by employees’ ideas and engagement, Biogen’s event included virtual conversations and opportunities to learn about DE&I within the company, the broader healthcare system and the wider world.

Biogen Receives Honorable Mention From Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Awards

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May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Biogen received an honorable mention in the Corporate Social Responsibility category of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas.

Biogen Releases 2020 Year in Review Demonstrating Its Commitment to Transparency and Progress across Environmental, Social and Governance Metrics

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  • Accelerated action on climate, health and equity, including new plastic-free packaging goals for finished goods by 20251
  • Disclosed 2020 global pay equity analysis results2 and launched enhanced four-part diversity, equity and inclusion strategy
  • Tied a portion of employees’ and executive officers’ 2021 compensation to an ESG metric
  • Expanded report with new disclosures aligned with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and informed by the Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics
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  • Accelerated action on climate, health and equity, including new plastic-free packaging goals for finished goods by 20251
  • Disclosed 2020 global pay equity analysis results2 and launched enhanced four-part diversity, equity and inclusion strategy
  • Tied a portion of employees’ and executive officers’ 2021 compensation to an ESG metric
  • Expanded report with new disclosures aligned with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and informed by the Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics

WBCSD Member Companies Launch New Project to Advance Global Health and Wellbeing

New project focuses on the intersection of health, equity, climate and prosperity, among other issues
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GENEVA, Switzerland, 21 April 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the issue of health continues to rise up the global agenda in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, member companies from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have come together to launch a new project to advance global health and wellbeing.

New Project to Help Community Health Clinics Address Climate Risks Launched by Biogen, Americares and Harvard Chan C-CHANGE

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Across the United States, more than 2,800 community health clinics provide free and low-cost healthcare to more than 32 million people. Many of these patients have household incomes near or below the federal poverty level and are located in areas facing climate-related burdens, such as exposure to air pollution, dangerous heat waves, and extreme weather events. The climate crisis is increasingly viewed a global health crisis that disproportionately impacts low-income communities.

The Road to a 100% Electric Vehicle Fleet

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Rita Lau Gomes's work routine looks different than it did three years ago. Before she had an electric vehicle (EV), she could plan last-minute trips to visit customers, conferences or medical sites around Portugal. These days she takes extra considerations when planning work trips or even going between home and the office.

Life Sciences Cares & Biogen Foundation Help Launch Food for Free's Just Eats Program

$170,000 grants will fill critical gap for 3,000 food insecure families in Greater Boston via Food For Free’s new grocery box program
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Cambridge, Mass., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Life Science Cares Boston and the Biogen Foundation have teamed up as inaugural sponsors of Food For Free’s new Just Eats Grocery Box program, a $170,000 effort to reduce food insecurity for 3,000 area families, starting this month. To launch Just Eats, Life Science Cares, the life science industry platform for giving back, has committed $50,000, and the Biogen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cambridge-based neuroscience pioneer Biogen Inc.

The Partnership, Inc. Launches New North Carolina Mid-Career Leadership Accelerator Program

Program provides essential leadership development to underrepresented leaders in the industries driving the economy of the Research Triangle and Charlotte region
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BOSTON, February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Partnership, Inc. announces the launch of its North Carolina Mid-Career Leadership Accelerator Program. The Accelerator Program, designed in collaboration with Biogen, develops mid-career professionals in strengthening and expanding their leadership capacity.

Biogen Offers Arcadia's Home Renewable Energy Program to Employees

The collaboration is a new, creative way for employees to decarbonize as workplace values change
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WASHINGTON, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Arcadia, a monthly subscription service that connects renters and homeowners across the US to wind and solar energy through their utility accounts, today announced a new partnership with Biogen, a pioneer in neuroscience, that will offer all US-based Biogen employees access to 100% renewable energy in their homes.

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