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Biogen Leads From the Top With Disability Inclusion

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December 3rd marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and we are glad to share that Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos recently signed the Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. We are proud we scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index for four consecutive years. We look forward to continued learning and growth to best support people with disabilities both within and outside of Biogen.

From Pause to Pride: A Mother's Journey

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Valencia Foster is a Senior Manager in Marketing and a Biogen employee of 18 years. Her son Miles came to her when he was 15 and told her he is bisexual. Valencia reflects on her journey toward acceptance and ultimately to LGBTQ ally and advocate.

Youth Neurology Program: Building a More Diverse Neurology Workforce

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Neurological conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are leading causes of disability and premature death, afflicting women, people of color and low-income communities at much higher rates than average. Yet these populations are underrepresented in the field of neurology. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, about 30% of neurology faculty at teaching hospitals in the U.S. identify as women, 3% Hispanic or Latinx, 2% Black or African American, and less than 1% identify as Native or Indigenous.

Wanda Castro-Borrero: Carrying on Legacy of Care

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Growing up in Puerto Rico, Wanda Castro-Borrero came from a family of modest means and saw what unmet medical need looks like. Her childhood experiences sparked a passion to help others. 

“I am a very proud Puerto Rican – not only of my heritage, language and culture but also my humble roots,” she says. “We were technically poor, but my twin and I never knew that, as we always had food on the table, even if, sometimes, it was white rice and ketchup. I didn’t have a pediatrician, but we did have Dr. Rivera Aulet, our community doctor.”

Biogen Sets Industry Record with Recognition on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 9th Consecutive Year

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  • Biogen earns top ESG leadership scores on areas including Innovation Management and Climate Strategy, highlighting efforts to address urgent and long-term challenges facing humanity
  • In 2021, Biogen notably bolstered its longstanding corporate responsibility leadership actions by implementing bold climate commitments and publicly disclosing DE&I metrics
  • This year marks the 9th consecutive year that Biogen was listed among top performers
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  • Biogen earns top ESG leadership scores on areas including Innovation Management and Climate Strategy, highlighting efforts to address urgent and long-term challenges facing humanity
  • In 2021, Biogen notably bolstered its longstanding corporate responsibility leadership actions by implementing bold climate commitments and publicly disclosing DE&I metrics
  • This year marks the 9th consecutive year that Biogen was listed among top performers

Biogen Launches Supplier Climate Action Program “Energize” With Leading Pharmaceutical Companies

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In the fight against climate change, collaboration will be critical. Accordingly, today on COP26 - UN Climate Change Conference’s ‘Energy Day,’ we’re pleased to be one of 10 global pharma companies launching Energize, a new program to increase access to renewable energy for our supply chains. Together, we aim to engage our suppliers in bold climate action and work towards value chain decarbonization.

Learn more and register for an introductory session here

Introducing Biogen's 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report

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Diversity makes us stronger and helps drive innovation. We’re proud of the progress we’ve made in advancing our diversity, equity, and inclusion commitments. We also know that we have much more to do, and we are in it for the long haul.

Learn more in our 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion report

A Letter From Alphonse Galdes, Ph.D., Head of Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology at Biogen: It's Time for Companies to Act Like the Climate Crisis Is a Health Crisis

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Right now, delegations are descending upon Glasgow for the 26th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) – with more than 100 world leaders gathering to accelerate climate action to meet goals set by the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

CEO Climate Alliance to World Leaders: We Support You in Taking Decisive Climate Steps at COP26

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  • The Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders shares an open letter for world leaders at COP26.
  • The CEOs say they stand ready to work side-by-side with governments in a joint public-private effort to accelerate the race to net-zero.

More than 90 CEOs of large multinational organizations, all members of the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders, are committed to reduce emissions by more than 1Gt* annually by 2030 and believe that businesses can do more if world leaders reach agreement at COP26 that would put us on a 1.5° pathway.

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