AstraZeneca has achieved an important success by entering the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index, which includes the world’s most sustainable companies, this year as well.
Defining sustainability as using its competencies to achieve the most meaningful impact in line with the needs of the society, AstraZeneca continues to be on international lists with its work in this field. AstraZeneca has been included in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index of the international media and research organization Corporate Knights working on sustainability, which is updated every year and evaluates the most sustainable approximately 7 thousand companies in all sectors, this year, and succeeded in being included in the list for the fifth consecutive year.
Making a statement on the subject, Pharm. Serkan Barış, Country President, Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Turkey, said, “At AstraZeneca, we know that the health of people, the planet and our business are interconnected and each affects the other. That’s why we define sustainability as using our competencies to make the most meaningful impact where society needs it. We position our sustainability strategy under 3 priorities: access to health services, environmental protection, ethics and transparency. As AstraZeneca, our aim is to go beyond meeting our goals and integrate sustainability into every aspect of our organization by improving our thinking and practices to catch up with the changing times. In line with our global ‘Zero Carbon Commitment’ strategy, we strive to generate environments that promote health and well-being in the geographies we serve, to improve public health, to reduce our reliance on natural resources by making science open and accessible, and to demonstrate ethical business practices with integrity. We are proud to be a company that leverages the power of science, innovation and collaboration to build a healthy and sustainable future for people and the world. It is a great source of happiness for us that our sustainability efforts are appreciated by Corporate Knights for the 5th time in a row. We will continue to do better for society, the environment and our business on our sustainability journey.”