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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Biogen scientists are using green chemistry and other sustainable production methods to make medicines more efficiently, using less resources and energy.
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How can sustainable manufacturing impact the environment? Biogen’s manufacturing group finds ways to reduce, reuse and recycle throughout the creation of a new medicine.
The world we know is threatened by pollution, loss of biodiversity, and a lack of resources - according to the American Chemical Society, an estimated 44 elements will face supply limitations in the coming years with some becoming challenging to access within 100 years.
Biogen was recently included in S&P Global's Sustainability Yearbook 2022, which assessed over 7,500 companies in the 2021 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Only 716 companies with top scores made it into the Yearbook this year.
Pioneering neuroscience and driving innovation comes from a truly diverse workforce. Our partnership with HBCUs and student internship program helps drive our efforts to ensure our future leaders come from all backgrounds.
Watch this video to hear more from our past interns.