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The Evolving Role of the Environmental Manager at Genzyme Corporation

from Compliance to Sustainability Joan Boegel Associate Director, Environmental Affairs Genzyme Corporation March 18, 2005

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About Genzyme Environmental Department Changes since 2000 Business Tools for Environmental Management Key Priorities Future Opportunities

Genzyme Corporation  One of the world’s foremost biotechnology companies Founded in Boston in 1981 Dedicated to making positive impact on lives of patients with serious diseases Products and Services focused on • • • • • • Rare inherited diseases Kidney disease Orthopedics Transplant / immune diseases Cancer Genetics / Diagnostics    .

9 billion in 2000) .2 billion (Up from $0.000 employees in 29 countries (Up from 4.Genzyme .434 in 2000)      Serving patients in more than 80 countries 14 manufacturing sites 9 genetic testing lab sites More than 25 marketed products and services 2004 revenues of $2.Global and Growing  7.

making our corporate and residential neighbors proud to have Genzyme in their communities." Henri A. Termeer President and CEO . Genzyme managers will provide leadership to achieve these goals through their plans and operations and all employees will incorporate these goals and practices into their daily operations. safety and environmental regulations. Genzyme will operate its facilities so as to protect our environment and conserve our natural resources.Genzyme’s Corporate Environmental Commitment “Genzyme Corporation will conduct its businesses in a safe and environmentally responsible manner in compliance with all health.

the community and employees Reflective of Genzyme’s core values Environmentally responsible and energy-efficient INNOVATION COLLABORATION TRANSPARENCY . MA    Green Building symbolic of Genzyme’s commitment to the environment.Genzyme Center Cambridge.

Genzyme’s Environmental Department Our mission is to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and to promote pollution prevention and environmental stewardship at Genzyme facilities worldwide. .

Steering Committee Sr. HS&E Outside MA Site Environmental Professionals Director.Organization Structure CEO HSE Sr. Occupational Health and Safety Environmental Operations Group (Massachusetts) Corporate Environmental Group Lab Support Services . VP Operations VP. Environmental Affairs Director. Engineering & Facilities Planning.

5 million sq. Allston.Genzyme . ft.Massachusetts  14 Sites in Cambridge. Framingham & Westborough • Manufacturing – 6 sites Therapeutics.000 employees . >3. Diagnostics. BioSurgery • Research – 4 Genzyme Science laboratory buildings • QC Laboratories • Clinical Laboratory – Genzyme Genetics • 4 Office-only buildings   1.

Changes since 2000 GENZYME Growth – Acquisitions New facility construction / renovation Old facility shutdown / closure / moves New processes and operations New employees EXTERNAL New Environmental Compliance Requirements More information available on-line More electronic reporting Environmental Agency (DEP. Sustainability . MWRA) staff and budget cuts Business Trends – Environmental Management Systems.

stewardship events.Changes since 2000  Introduction of GEMS – Genzyme Environmental Management System Construction and opening of Genzyme Center – Green Building Expansion of “Beyond Compliance” initiatives– recycling. paper use reduction   .

Impact  Workload growing  It’s not just about COMPLIANCE any more. Scope & variety of job expanding Management and employee involvement Recognition / Awards Genzyme Center EPA WasteWise EPA Best Workplaces for Commuters Dow Jones Sustainability Index   .

implementing.Genzyme Environmental Management System GEMS is: A cycle of planning. • • • Modeled on ISO 14001 Supported by senior management Flexible and integrated into each site’s operations Plan Act Check Do Goals   Compliance with applicable regulations Continual improvement of Genzyme’s environmental performance . reviewing and improving the actions that Genzyme takes to address its impacts on the environment.

GEMS .Business Tools for Environmental Management  POLICY Site Environmental Management Policy  KNOWLEDGE & TRAINING Environmental awareness training  MONITORING & MEASUREMENT INTERNAL COMMUNICATION • Reports – Quarterly & annual • Intranet – Environmental Website Key Environmental Performance Indicators (KEPIs)  .

Site Environmental Management Policy .

Environmental Awareness Training Scope – All employees – office. lab. mfg Content • Site Specific • Intro to GEMS. beyond-compliance programs • Links to resources on intranet Delivery • Roll-out by e-mail from Site Management or Committee • Computer-based   Self-guided PowerPoint presentation On-line survey tool quiz Records Results • Employee Learning Management System • 70% participation by year-end 2004 overall • Strong Site Management or Committee involvement yields best % completion . compliance requirements.. Environmental Dept.

Monitoring and Measurement of Environmental Performance GEMS identifies seven Key Environmental Performance Indicators (KEPI’s): • • • • Compliance Air Emissions Energy Use Water Use • Solid Waste • Chemical Waste • Stewardship  These seven indicators are tracked and reported at all Genzyme sites in order to measure our impact on the environment. .

KEPI Success Stories Measurement & Reporting identifies opportunities for improvement • Water conservation   Landscape irrigation Autoclave steam condensate quench • Air emissions  Surface disinfection • Solid Waste / Recycling   Better data collection / new recycling programs Paper Reduction – double-sided printing. paperless meetings .

Charles River clean up Donations . Recycling • Stewardship   Volunteer events – e. Waste Reduction.. Energy Savings.g.Quarterly Environmental Report    Sent to HSE-SSC in advance of their quarterly meeting Highlights discussed at meeting Shared with site environmental professionals worldwide • Compliance    Regulatory non-compliance events Summary of any inspections or audits Permit activity • Success Stories  Water Conservation.

goals New goals Success stories “Green Initiative” awards  Audience   Genzyme management Genzyme employees  Functions    Awareness Comparisons Goals .Annual Environmental Performance Reports  Contents      KEPI data & narrative Progress vs.

Intranet Environmental Web Site Navigate to your area of interest. .

the public and employees • Recognition as “green” company – biotechnology industry leader • Employee pride in the organization . liabilities. and impacts minimized • Reduced waste generation and costs • Reduced energy and water use and costs • Reduced emissions to environment   Positive corporate image with environmental agencies.GEMS Benefits  Proactive Environmental Compliance Assurance Environmental risks.

Key Priorities – short term • Environmental Performance Reports • On-line service to access regulations and analysis • Voluntary programs    EPA Labs 21 for Framingham Science Center EPA / DEP WasteWise at Cambridge. Westborough & Framingham EPA Performance Track • Paper Use Reduction • Documentation  QA system .

Future Opportunities  Innovation • Green building • Green power • Green chemistry INNOVATION COLLABORATION  Collaboration • • • • • Within Genzyme Peer groups Agency partnerships Environmental non-profits Community TRANSPARENCY  Transparency Sustainability Reporting to Public .