We are deeply saddened by the news that José Baselga, EVP Oncology R&D, has passed away. An outstanding scientific leader, José leaves a lasting legacy in the scientific community and here at AstraZeneca. He set our Oncology R&D function on a remarkable trajectory, and his visionary leadership, deep scientific expertise and strategic insight have delivered so many achievements that will benefit patients’ lives in the years to come. We send our condolences to his family.
As a founding partner of the World Economic Forum Partnering for Racial Justice in Business coalition, we are joining forces with 47 companies across 13 industries to eradicate racism in the workplace #DavosAgenda
We are delighted to be named Glassdoor UK Best Places to Work in 2021. We work to offer colleagues a great place to work, because without them, we can’t create solutions that can make an impact to patient lives. Thanks to our team for sharing your feedback and making this possible!
Through our new Young Health Programme partnership with UNICEF, over the next five years, we will aim to reach more than five million young people with non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention messages, train 1,000 youth advocates, and positively shape public policy around the world. Disease prevention is a key part of our sustainability strategy, and our #YHP has already reached more than 4 million young people around the world with NCD prevention messages since it began 11 years ago. We are excited to enhance our YHP in partnership with UNICEF.
In times like these, creating the right environment for our teams to deliver life-changing medicines to patients is more important than ever. Find out how we help our people perform at their best.
Through our expansive efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic, our unique culture can be seen in action. In addition to our R&D work, we have taken philanthropic measures to assist where needed and identified solutions to meets the needs of our employees during this crisis.
As we announce our first half results and company progress today, we are particularly proud of the continued supply of our medicines to millions of patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meet our Talent Acquisition team from across the globe. Weâre still recruiting and utilising digital capabilities, so we can continue to hire great talent with a passion to make a potential difference to patients lives.
Meet Hasse, our Associate Principal Scientist based in our Gothenburg site. Discover what drives him to strive for a life-changing day.