Biodiversity and Land Use

Bristol-Myers Squibb is committed to the conservation of biodiversity. Guided by our 2010 Goals our facilities adopted endangered or threatened species that are locally significant.

Both exotic and common plants have an important role to play in our mission to help patients prevail over serious diseases. Here is a list of our facilities and the animal and plant species they are protecting, with the help of government and private organizations.

Facility Location Endangered Species
Agen, France European Pond Turtle
Aichi, Japan Loggerhead Turtle
Anagni, Italy Brown Bear
Cruiserath, Ireland Marsh Fritillary Butterfly
Devens, Massachusetts Blanding Turtle
Hopewell, New Jersey Marsh Hawk (Northern Harrier / Circus cyaneus)
Humacao, Puerto Rico Humacao Wildlife Reserve (various)
Princeton, New Jersey Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
Moreton, England Natterjack Toad
New Brunswick, New Jersey Yellow Giant Hyssop (Agastache eptoides)
New York City, New York Peregrine Falcon
Plainsboro, New Jersey Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
Shanghai, China Tiger
Swords, Ireland River Otter
Syracuse, New York Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail
Tlalpan, Mexico Puma
Wallingford, Connecticut Stiff or Prairie Goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

Preserving Land

The Sustainability 2010 Goals also addressed land preservation. We’re committed to significantly reducing our global property footprint. Through our partnership with government agencies and other organizations, Bristol-Myers Squibb has supported conservation of 1,616 hectares of biologically diverse habitat in Australia, Brazil, Indonesia, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada and the United States. Exceeding our 2010 Goal.

In addition, our facilities in Hopewell, Lawrenceville and Plainsboro, New Jersey; and Wallingford, Connecticut earned Wildlife Habitat Council certification for various wildlife habitat projects.