Sustainability

Online Exclusives
In 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduced Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) to create a methodology to promote sustainability-focused practices in the building industry. This article reviews the earliest protype that we know of for a LEED manufacturing facility,...
Online Exclusives
We have some clarity over the desired end point of zero carbon within the next 30 years (or sooner for some pharma companies), but our industry is uncertain how we will achieve this objective. As pharma engineers, we will all play a role in delivering this end point through the continuous...
Features
In this issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering®, we address an array of sustainability topics. This article surveys topics that will likely have a significant global impact on the way we conduct our business over the coming decade. We trace some history of sustainability in the life sciences industry...
Features
The article appraises the real-world experiences of two pharmaceutical companies approaching the rollout of energy- and water-reduction programs to selected facilities around the world. It is the result of more than two years of collaboration between the company corporate teams, individual site...
Features
Sustainability is a key principle for pharmaceutical companies in 2020. However, translating corporate goals into meaningful improvements can be a challenge, particularly when competing factors such as complex technical requirements or ambitious project schedules are involved.
FOYA
Celgene International II Location: Couvet, Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland Project: The Green Fairy Project (La Fée Verte) The Facility of the Year Award (FOYA) in Sustainability is awarded to the Celgene Corporation...
Insights
This issue highlights a variety of voices and points of view on matters ranging from sustainability to serialization, Pharma 4.0 to viral contamination, and EMA’s new location to game theory. In our cover story, Scott Fotheringham, PhD, interviews...
Insights
When we discussed assembling this month’s special report on sustainability, the idea of pairing it with an issue on compliance challenges was not an obvious choice. Despite those initial misgivings, the reality is that these two topics are a superb...