We work to have an impact beyond our medicines as we strive to improve patient health outcomes, solve social and environmental challenges, cultivate a workplace that enables our employees to thrive, support local communities, and inspire future generations of scientists. This is central to our mission and vital to our growth. To us, this is Science That Matters.

Science That Matters: Impacting Lives Through Visionary Science

Explore this section to learn more about our work and how we are fulfilling our mission.

2016 Highlights

  • Engaged 50 suppliers in climate change strategy, representing 75% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from supply chain
  • Carbon neutral company since 2014
  • Biogen products treat 38% of MS patients worldwide
  • 48% of director-level positions are held by women
  • 3,000 employees in 25 countries supported 62 projects as part of Care Deeply Day in 2016
  • $6.2 million in community grants and Biogen Foundation matching donations
  • 4,960 students participated in our Community Lab to learn more about science
  • Nearly $202 million spend with small and diverse businesses

Awards and recognition

  • Dow Jones Sustainable World Index in 2016
  • Newsweek 2016 Green Rankings – #5 in U.S., #11 in world
  • #1 on IDEA Pharma’s 2017 Product Innovation Index
  • Best Company to Have an Impact on the World – Business Insider, #1 (three-way tie)
  • Top Biotech Company – Calvert Diversity Report (score of 95 out of 100, one of 10 companies and only biotech)
  • 2016 Environmental Council of New England – Environmental Energy Award for corporate leadership
  • Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Top 100 list – 100% green power user
  • Environmental Tracking Index Research – 2016 carbon leader award
  • Sustainability Industry leader, Gold Class Biotech (2016), Bronze Class (2017) – RobescoSAM
  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index – Received a perfect score of 100 for 2017
  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2017 – CR Magazine
  • The 50 Best Companies to Work for in America – Business Insider, # 7
  • America’s Best Midsize Employers – Forbes, #18
  • 2017 Rosoff Award

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