Guaranteed Irish presented Amgen Technology Ireland with an award for Corporate Social Responsibility Programme of the Year at the annual Pharma Industry Awards in Dublin on Tuesday, 23 October 2018.
Amgen beat off stiff competition from Alexion College Park, Pfizer Healthcare Ireland, Pfizer Little Island and MSD Ireland to scoop the CSR Award at the annual event.
Amgen is a one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, working to develop innovative medicines, undertake transformative research, and deliver high-quality medicines through its world-class bio-manufacturing facilities. In Ireland, Amgen has significant operations in Dublin – in both Santry and Dún Laoghaire.
Commenting on Amgen’s win, Brid O’Connell, CEO of Guaranteed Irish, said: “We were delighted to sponsor the CSR category at the Pharma Industry Awards because the shortlisted companies exemplify these qualities: they have all developed innovative CSR programmes that are making a real difference to their local communities and to Irish society overall. We congratulate Amgen Technology Ireland on the fantastic win.”
This is the second year in a row that Amgen has won the award for CSR Programme of the year at the Pharma Industry Awards.
October is ‘GI Pharma Month’. Throughout the month, Guaranteed Irish is showcasing the contribution made by the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors to jobs, communities and the Irish economy.