Submitted by Biogen
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:
With its Year In Review, Biogen also kicked off the 20th anniversary of the Biogen Foundation and the Biogen Community Lab, which have served more than 3 million people in 50+ countries, inspiring students’ life-long journeys in science, reducing health disparities and helping neighbors in need.
This kind of progress is possible, in part, due to Biogen’s commitment to governance of corporate responsibility issues. The company has formalized Board oversight of ESG, and once again tied a portion of employees’ and executive officers’ compensation to ESG metrics.
Biogen’s 2021 Year In Review is aligned with GRI, SASB, the World Economic Forum Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics, the UN SDGs and the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Not only is Biogen a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, this year the company has become an early adopter of the UN’s new reporting standards.
Read more by visiting Biogen’s Year in Review website.
At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies. One of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen was founded in 1978 by Charles Weissmann, Heinz Schaller, Kenneth Murray and Nobel Prize winners Walter Gilbert and Phillip Sharp. Today Biogen has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, has introduced the first approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics and is focused on advancing research programs in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, ophthalmology, immunology, neurocognitive disorders, acute neurology and pain. We routinely post information that may be important to investors on our website at www.biogen.com. To learn more, please visit www.biogen.com and follow us on social media - Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube.
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