It's our commitment to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. The strides we've made and the culture we've created are both highly regarded and recognized.
ver the years, Bristol Myers Squibb and its employees have received numerous distinguished awards and recognitions, including the National Medal of Technology, the Lasker Award for Medical Research and the Prix Galien Award.
Year after year, we've been hailed as being one of the best companies for working mothers, a great place to work for scientists and an acknowledged industry leader in environment, health and safety.
Below is a selection of awards and recognitions we have received.
For the sixth straight year, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Bristol Myers Squibb as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence. This award recognizes creative leadership in improving the energy efficiency of the company’s facilities around the world.
Here are a few highlights from the achievements cited by the EPA in its decision to give us this award:
- We improved our energy intensity by over 10% in only three years at our Humacao Puerto Rico facility.
- We increased our solar photovoltaic capacity by over 35%, procured over 7% of our imported electricity as green and co-generated more than 20 percent of the corporate electricity demand.
- We have invested significantly in a greener and more cost-effective future:
- Our $2.5M investments in 39 capital energy projects is projected to save us $1.5M annually
- Our $48M investments in 416 projects since 2010 have already saved us $48M
- More significantly, 5 years ago, we committed to reduce our energy intensity by 20% in a decade. We have already--only halfway into this period--achieved a reduction of 15.23%--a huge figure for a company our size.
Through these efforts, BMS strives to raise the standard of sustainability and serve as a good example for others in the industry. These achievements represent important progress toward our 2020 Sustainability Goals and beyond.
Bristol Myers Squibb is recognized as a Military Friendly Company by Viqtory Media, showcasing the most powerful and effective military programs in the workplace. The final results are determined by combining an organization’s survey scores with an assessment of the organization’s ability to meet minimum thresholds in six areas critical to success: Hiring & Onboarding, Opportunity & Advancements, Culture & Commitment, Support & Retention, Policies & Compliance and Recruiting & Sourcing.
Supplier Diversity Program
Bristol Myers Squibb is also recognized for its commitment to working with Veteran Owned Businesses by Viqtory Media. Military Friendly Supplier Diversity ratings are assessed through the evaluation of both public data about the organization and proprietary data gathered through its Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Program survey, which is now a part of the Military Friendly Companies survey. The annual, data-driven survey assessment is available at no cost to companies and federal contractors nationwide.
We are one of the 2018 Working Mother 100 Best Companies — marking the 21th consecutive year that our company has made the list. The company was recognized for encouraging female advancement as well as the comprehensive array of benefits offered, including on-site childcare and flexible work options.
Bristol Myers Squibb was named by Disability:IN (formerly known as the US Business Leadership Network, or USBLN) as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion. The Disability:IN Disability Equality Index® (DEI) recognizes companies that prioritize the inclusion of people with disabilities. The Index measures key performance indicators across organizational culture, leadership, accessibility, employment, community engagement, support services and supplier diversity. The DEI is a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN.
For the third consecutive year, we were honored as a Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC). The Best-of-the-Best designation honors corporations for their commitment to America’s diverse employees and business owners, which includes LGBT, people of color, women, and people with disabilities.
We’ve been named one of the 2018 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women. The company was recognized for prioritizing a diverse workplace, including the development and advancement of female employees, to ensure the company is well positioned to meet current and future business challenges. In 2017, female employees and female promotions represented more than 50% of the Bristol Myers Squibb workforce.
Bristol Myers Squibb was named to Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies list as part of the magazine's annual rankings. The company was No. 5 in the Pharmaceuticals category and ranked among the top three pharmaceutical companies for innovation and quality of management.
For the second year in a row, Bristol Myers Squibb is one of the top 10 happiest companies in America. This award recognizes the top companies from around the nation that are succeeding in building a happier culture for employees. CareerBliss analyzes thousands of reviews to create the BlissScore, which includes factors such as company culture, leadership, overall work atmosphere, and one’s relationship with coworkers.
We are recognized as one of Dow Jones’ 2018 North America Index of Leading Sustainable Companies. Our efforts to promote economic, social and environmental sustainability are core to our company’s mission and reflect our ongoing commitment to patients, our employees and partners, the environment and communities around the world.
The Bristol Myers Squibb Network of Women (B-NOW) was honored with the 2017 Large Company ACE (Advancement, Commitment, Engagement) Award by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA). Bristol Myers Squibb's B-NOW global people and business resource group was recognized for impressive gender diversity metrics, strong governance structure, and strategic business and community partnerships, supported by senior executive leadership.
For the ninth consecutive year, Bristol Myers Squibb ranks in the top 20 of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, a leading benchmark for socially responsible investors and other stakeholders published by Corporate Responsibility magazine. “We are proud to be recognized as a leader in Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability, and will continue to strive to set the bar higher for ourselves, our partners and our suppliers.”
Bristol Myers Squibb's Hopewell, New Jersey site earned the 2017 Challenge for Industry recognition. The ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry is a national call-to-action to improve energy efficiency of America's manufacturers by 10 percent or more. By taking the ENERGY STAR Challenge, sites set a goal to reduce their energy intensity by 10 percent within five years. To earn this recognition, the Hopewell site upgraded and optimized its chilled water plants, retrofitted two main boilers and the HVAC systems and performed full LED lighting upgrades, among other improvements.
Bristol Myers Squibb’s OPDIVO® (nivolumab) was a unanimous selection or Pharmaceutical Executive Magazine/PharmExec.com’s 2016 Brand of the Year. Pharm Exec’s Editorial Advisory Board notes that Opdivo has “raced into the lead position in the treatment-shifting immuno-oncology space behind launches in three key cancers—melanoma, lung, and renal,” in announcing the 10th annual award in its May issue.
We are featured as one of the Top 8 Pharma Companies to Work For in a survey conducted by Biospace, a leading online community for industry news and careers. “People join Bristol Myers Squibb because they are passionate about working for patients,” said Ann Judge, Global Head of Human Resources, Bristol Myers Squibb. “We empower our people to pursue innovation and challenge the status quo. Our diverse global team is reflective of an inclusive culture that appreciates differences and embraces new ideas.”
Bristol Myers Squibb is recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for 2016. Our employees are committed to our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
Bristol Myers Squibb’s OPDIVO® (nivolumab) received the Prix Galien USA 2015 Award for Best Biotechnology Product. This represents the second award from Prix Galien USA given to Bristol Myers Squibb’s Immuno-Oncology portfolio. YERVOY® (ipilimumab) was awarded the prestigious Prix Galien USA prize for Best Biotechnology Product in 2012.
Glassdoor announced its seventh annual Employees' Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work across the U.S. and the U.K. Winners were determined by the people who know these companies best -- their employees. Bristol Myers Squibb was among the top 50 companies recognized as a best place to work.