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Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives: Advancing Strategic Collaborations

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In September 2020, Biogen launched a a 20-year, $250m commitment to eliminate fossil fuel emissions from its operations by 2040 and advance action on the deeply interconnected challenges of climate, health and equity.

With this initiative, Biogen became the 1st Fortune 500 company to commit to going beyond net zero to become fossil fuel free. In keeping with our emphasis on transparency, this report provides highlights of Biogen’s progress toward our Science Based Target initiatives-approved goals and commitment to Business Ambition for 1.5°C.

Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives: Engaging Employees and Suppliers

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In September 2020, Biogen launched a a 20-year, $250m commitment to eliminate fossil fuel emissions from its operations by 2040 and advance action on the deeply interconnected challenges of climate, health and equity.

With this initiative, Biogen became the 1st Fortune 500 company to commit to going beyond net zero to become fossil fuel free. In keeping with our emphasis on transparency, this report provides highlights of Biogen’s progress toward our Science Based Target initiatives-approved goals and commitment to Business Ambition for 1.5°C.

Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives: Fossil Fuel Free Operations

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In September 2020, Biogen launched a a 20-year, $250m commitment to eliminate fossil fuel emissions from its operations by 2040 and advance action on the deeply interconnected challenges of climate, health and equity.

With this initiative, Biogen became the 1st Fortune 500 company to commit to going beyond net zero to become fossil fuel free. In keeping with our emphasis on transparency, this report provides highlights of Biogen’s progress toward our Science Based Target initiatives-approved goals and commitment to Business Ambition for 1.5°C.

Biogen Issues First Progress Report of its Signature Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ Initiative

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September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In 2020, Biogen launched its signature Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ initiative, a groundbreaking $250 million, 20-year commitment to address the deeply interrelated issues of climate, health, and equity. Biogen is the first Fortune 500 company to commit to becoming fossil fuel free and established new emissions reduction targets in line with the Science Based Targets initiative, consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Enel X Collaborates With Biogen to Electrify Take-Home Vehicle Fleet in North America

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  • Enel X is supporting Biogen in its goal to achieve fleet electrification of over 1,000 vehicles in North America by 2025
  • Through the agreement, Biogen employees will be supplied with an Enel X JuiceBox smart home charging station, providing employees with the convenience to charge a company electric vehicle (EV) at home
  • Biogen to match vehicle energy usage with 100% renewable electricity through Enel X’s JuiceEco
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  • Enel X is supporting Biogen in its goal to achieve fleet electrification of over 1,000 vehicles in North America by 2025
  • Through the agreement, Biogen employees will be supplied with an Enel X JuiceBox smart home charging station, providing employees with the convenience to charge a company electric vehicle (EV) at home
  • Biogen to match vehicle energy usage with 100% renewable electricity through Enel X’s JuiceEco

Kenan Fellows Program and Biogen Foundation Collaborate to Advance Workforce Education

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RALEIGH, N.C., June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – N.C. State University’s Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership, a statewide collaborative that is leading transformation in education and advancing local workforce development, announced today that it has received a grant from the Biogen Foundation to launch the Triangle area pilot of STEMwork, an innovative new professional development program for K-12 educators.

Biogen Ranks #17 on 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021

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3BL Media has named Biogen to its annual ranking of 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The list recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.

Biogen and the Biogen Foundation Commit $500,000 in Support to Address COVID-19 in India and Around the World

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As India battles the devastating current wave of COVID-19 infections, Biogen and the Biogen Foundation have committed more than $500,000 in personal protective equipment and financial support to strengthen Indian healthcare systems and support vulnerable communities. The donation includes a $250,000 grant to support a public matching gift campaign from Americares and nearly 200,000 masks for outbreaks across the globe.

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.

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