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Biogen

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Biogen doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 73

Biogen has a DitchCarbon Score of 73, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity compared to many other companies. A higher score suggests that Biogen is effectively managing and reducing its emissions in its operations.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Biogen is a company in the research and development sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Biogen operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
21.64%

...this company is doing 21.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Biogen, founded in 1978 and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, operates in the research and development sector within the biotechnology industry. The company specializes in discovering, developing, and delivering innovative therapies for serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases, including multiple sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy. With a global presence, Biogen employs approximately 7,000 people and extends its services through affiliates in 30 countries and distribution partners in over 50 countries.

Good news, Biogen has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Biogen has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, reflecting the company’s dedication to contributing to climate action.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Biogen should establish science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and enhance transparency in reporting their progress, while encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain to potentially lower emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

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