ReportAlert.info - Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) publishes 2010 Environmental Sustainability Report

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ReportAlert.info - Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) publishes 2010 Environmental Sustainability Report

The report presents data on the company's overall environmental performance & describes progress made to meet its 2012 conservation targets
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Monday, June 13, 2011 - 8:20am

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 13, 2011 - Amgen has published its first annual Environmental Sustainability Report, which presents data on the company's overall environmental performance and describes progress made to meet its 2012 conservation targets. The report also details Amgen’s long-term plan for environmental sustainability. To read Amgen’s report, please visit http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Amgen/2011/?ID=38560.

Report highlights:

- Amgen has met 2012 conservation targets for water, energy, and waste (recycling) ahead of schedule and is on track to meet its remaining conservation targets.

- The company recycles 75 percent of the wastewater generated at its operations in Puerto Rico.

- Amgen has conserved 520,000 gigajoules of energy, reduced 46,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide and saved more than $9 million as a result of conservation projects implemented from 2008 through 2010.

- Through a Green Products and Processes program, Amgen is beginning to integrate green practices into core areas of its business: researching, manufacturing, and packaging medicines.

- Amgen’s inaugural report has been confirmed at a “C” application level by the Global Reporting Initiative.

Report feedback is welcome at esfeedback@amgen.com.

Since 1980 Amgen has been a pioneer in medical biotechnology. Amgen discovers, develops, and markets medicines that have helped millions of people around the world fight serious illnesses. As a global leader in human therapeutics, Amgen is committed to environmentally responsible operations, using natural resources wisely, and considering its overall impact on the environment. You can read more about environmental sustainability at Amgen by visiting http://wwwext.amgen.com/about/environment/

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