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Total Organizations: 13
Total Projects: 12
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Organizations in Pharmaceutical and Life sciences


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Our core categories that receive our highest focus include Regional Brands, Anaesthetics, Thrombosis, High Potency & Cytotoxics and Nutritionals. Our manufacturing capabilities are scaleable to demand and cover a wide variety of product types including injectables, oral solid dose, liquids, ... Learn More

Water stress presents direct risk to our operations – as a significant water consumer in many catchment areas, our licence to operate could be damaged during periods of water scarcity. We must take all reasonable steps to use water responsibly ... Learn More

Daiichi Sankyo is a global pharmaceutical company with its corporate origin in Japan Learn More

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company – with three world-leading businesses – that researches, develops and manufactures innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Fresh water is critical to achieving universal health coverage, to providing sanitation facilities, and ... Learn More

Ipsen is based out of Paris, France and is a global biopharmaceutical group based dedicated to improving lives through innovative medicines in Oncology, Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. Learn More

Founded in 1983 in South Africa, Mediclinic is an international private healthcare services group and currently has operating divisions in Switzerland, Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia) and the United Arab Emirates, and holds a 29.9% interest in Spire Healthcare ... Learn More

Merck & Co is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Learn More

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards based on pure fresh fibres are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service ... Learn More

Netcare Limited is an investment holding company which operates through a number of subsidiaries and employs just over 21,000 people. Netcare is the largest provider of private healthcare in both South Africa and the United Kingdom. Learn More

Water from atmosphear - Water purification with Hydrogen extraction- Water purification machines- Legionella encapsulation destruction in refrigeration tubes with a special machine. Learn More

Otsuka Holdings is based out of Tokyo, Japan and focuses on the manufacture, sales, and import/export of pharmaceuticals, along with performing clinical testing and producing medical equipment, food products, and cosmetics. Learn More

Pfizer Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. Learn More

Projects in Pharmaceutical and Life sciences


At GSK we aim to reduce environmental impacts across our value chain while extending access to our products for the people who need them – by minimising our carbon footprint, reducing local water impacts and cutting operational waste. We have ... Learn More

At the start of 2015, the company initiated a €10 million (US$ 11.3 million) partnership with the European Commission under the Innovative Medicines Initiative. This project – called Intelligent Assessment of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – aims to develop screening ... Learn More

Netcare Water Strategy - a component of the Group wide water strategy, initiated during 2014/15, is the identification of risk areas within our supply chain associated with water supply. We will only be able to quantify the potential financial impact ... Learn More

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative (PSCI) is a group of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies who share a vision of better, social, environmental and economic outcomes in the communities where we buy. We believe that collectively PSCI members can share knowledge ... Learn More

The area of southern France is impacted by high growth in use of ground water. This has put the resource in high demand. Water managers in the area are looking for opportunities to increase water use efficiency and reduction in ... Learn More

The water-related facilities at our plant play an active role against the water shortages in Los Angeles and have considerably reduced our water consumption. We have set a goal to reduce water consumption by 20% of that in 2015 by ... Learn More

Surface water and industrial waste water are treated to a level that allows the water to be reclaimed. The reclaimed water is used for irrigation purposes at Allergan's Irvine campus. Learn More

Many different water-saving initiatives have been developed in conjunction with our service provider and differ from hospital to hospital. These include staff training; changing chemicals used; adjusting water pressures in toilets and cleaning facilities; adopting sanitizing cleaning liquids; ensuring off-site ... Learn More

Pfizer has completed initial assessments of antibiotic discharges at all our Pfizer-owned and operated manufacturing sites and at our antibiotics suppliers in China. While many of these assessments indicate good practices are being implemented, work to further characterize risk and ... Learn More

Pfizer has completed initial assessments of antibiotic discharges at all our Pfizer-owned and operated manufacturing sites and at our antibiotics suppliers in India. While many of these assessments indicate good practices are being implemented, work to further characterize risk and ... Learn More

Industrial waste water is now being reclaimed at the Allergan Brazil manufacturing plant located in Guarulhos Brazil. The water was filtered and returned for reuse in cooling towers and as gray water in the bathroom facilities. This reduced Allergan's discharge ... Learn More

We are investing in infrastructure and technologies which will reduce our reliance on municipal water supply systems. We are currently finalising a project which will cover 33 of our facilities, aimed at treating wastewater onsite and reintroducing it to the ... Learn More

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Companies are increasingly setting and pursing ‘water balance targets’ as part of their water stewardship strategies. The seeming simplicity of balance goals can be attractive – “we will restore a volume of water equal to the amount our business consumes.” ... Learn More

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