January / February 2016

Sustainability in pharmaceutical manufacturing

Cover: Sasja Beslik, head of responsible investments at Nordea Asset Management, took a filmmaking crew to India to investigate the impacts of pharmaceutical manufacturing in the area around Hyderabad. The locals they spoke to were concerned about the quality in and around the facilities that act as suppliers of bulk drug products to the pharmaceutical industry.1 What Beslik saw shocked him. 

History and relevance of sustainability to the pharmaceutical industry

Feature: Corporate sustainability has its global foundation in the International Union for Conservation of Nature publication “World Conservation Strategy: Living Resource Conservation for Sustainable Development,” [8] which was the initial attempt to integrate conservation into sustainable development.

George Millili: 2015 member of the year

Feature: At the 2015 ISPE Annual Meeting held in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, George P. Millili, PhD, received the organization’s Joseph X. Phillips Professional Achievement Award. It was no surprise to anyone in the room—except Millili himself. But it was his acceptance speech, delivered with passion and emotion, that revealed as much about the man as his 37 years of professional experience.

 

In This Issue

Technical
This article was published in the January/February 2016 edition of Pharmaceutical Engineering® Magazine. It is one of five articles nominated for the Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award, all which will be posted to iSpeak throughout the week of 5 December.