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  • We are proud to be selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.
    We are one of 230 companies globally leading the way towards more equal, inclusive workplaces. #BloombergGEI #sustainability. Read more:

    AstraZeneca selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

    In recent years, we have focused on increasing the number of women in leadership positions. Globally, since 2012, the number of women in Senior and Leadership roles has risen from some 39% to 45% at the end of 2018. However, we do not only focus our Inclusion and Diversity efforts on our own work force.

  • We are one of only six companies worldwide to achieve a place on the @CDP A List for both Climate and Water Security for the 3rd year running: . #CDPAList #ActOnClimate #WaterSecurity

    AstraZeneca one of only six companies to achieve double A Listing for Climate and Water Security for the third year running by environmental impact non-profit CDP

    AstraZeneca has been highlighted as one of only six companies worldwide to achieve double A Listing for Climate and Water Security for the third year running by environmental impact non-profit CDP. The company was also recognised as a world leader for supplier engagement on climate change.

  • We had a great time today at National Student Pride in the UK. Across three days, over 1700 students from 170 global universities attend in person and thousands join online our for a weekend aimed at empowering young LGBT people feel comfortable in their identity. #studentpride #LifeatAZ #greatplacetowork

  • It's only at AstraZeneca that you can be having lots of fun at a careers fair one minute, and the next have your best friends crash to wish you happy birthday! #LifeatAZ #childhoodpictures #funatwork.

  • Congratulations to our Executive Vice-President, Research & Development BioPharmaceuticals Mene Pangalos, who has been appointed to the The Francis Crick Institute Board of Trustees. This appointment is testament to Mene’s support of UK life sciences, scientific rigour and open collaboration.
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  • When your pictures with colleagues look like pictures with friends! #LifeAtAZ

  • Last year, our employees volunteered more than 29,000 hours on projects in countries around the world. Wherever we work, we aim to make a positive impact on our local communities. On International Volunteer Day, we would like to thank all of our employees who have volunteered in their local community. Find out more about our community investment work:

    Community Investment

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  • Congratulations to our Near East team on their first-ever Women Empowerment Summit! For two days, 130 AstraZeneca female employees from nine countries came together for presentations and discussions on leadership skills, work-life balance and more. Women make up 42% of the AstraZeneca Near East family. Find out more:

    AstraZeneca Near East Hosts the Near East's First Empowerment Summit for Women in STEM

    130 women make up 42% of the AstraZeneca Near East family More than two thirds of speakers were female leaders Topics ranged from work-life balance to unconscious bias and beyond BEIRUT, LEBANON - 23 October 2018. In an effort to empower more women in the Near East working in STEM fields, AstraZeneca organized the first edition of Women Empowerment Summit.

  • Our Chairman, Leif Johansson, has joined 50 business leaders in a pan-European pledge to promote inclusion and diversity. At AstraZeneca, we’re proud to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected because of their difference. By creating a place where every employee can be themselves, we believe that we can unleash the power of our collective potential to help us to achieve our bold ambition. Learn more about the pledge:

    Home - Embrace Difference

    Because diversity is not just about gender, race, sexual orientation or disability. It's about welcoming a full range of talents from across the entire spectrum of society.

  • A Huge Congratulations to Joseph Jackson on winning joint 'Apprentice of the Year,' at the North East Cheshire Business Awards on Friday evening.

    Tracey Cosgrave from Macclesfield College, the sponsors of the award, said that the judges "were amazed at the standard of the entries that were received. The three finalists are all great ambassadors for apprenticeships and are a credit to themselves and their employers’. We couldn’t split the final decision, so we have joint winners of the Apprentice of the Year award.”

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