Allergan Receives 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award
DUBLIN, April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global biopharmaceutical company, today announced it has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award. The Company is being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its leadership in energy management and efficiency.
Allergan continues to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Company's goal to decrease its total energy usage by 20 percent between 2015 and 2020. Allergan's partnership with ENERGY STAR® has contributed to the Company's progress toward achieving the goal while reducing operating costs. Allergan's numerous energy achievements in the past year include a 4.0 percent improvement in energy intensity within U.S. operations and a 3.2 percent improvement in global operations compared to 2016.
"Allergan is proud of its longstanding commitment to environmental responsibility and honored to be recognized by ENERGY STAR®," said Wayne Swanton, Executive Vice President, Global Operations at Allergan. "We are continually focused on increasing our energy efficiency and reducing our impact on the environment. I applaud our colleagues in global operations for their passion and ongoing commitment to using materials, equipment and technologies that support Allergan's goal of improving our energy conservation."
Allergan has been an ENERGY STAR® partner since 1996. The 2018 award marks the seventh time the Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Allergan's energy achievements. Allergan will be formally recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.
For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About Allergan plc
Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a bold, global pharmaceutical leader. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.
Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories.
Allergan is an industry leader in Open Science, a model of research and development, which defines our approach to identifying and developing game-changing ideas and innovation for better patient care. With this approach, Allergan has built one of the broadest development pipelines in the pharmaceutical industry.
Allergan's success is powered by our global colleagues' commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what is right.
With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.
For more information, visit Allergan's website at www.Allergan.com.
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