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May 19, 2020 (3BL Media via COMTEX) -- SOURCE: 3BL Alerts

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated /zigman2/quotes/202259802/composite VRTX -3.27% , a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious diseases, announces its 2019 Corporate Responsibility report.

This report shares the company's corporate responsibility (CR) priorities and progress in 2019. With a focus on 2019 activities, it does not include Vertex and the Vertex Foundation's global efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A highlight detailed in the report is the progress Vertex has made in its environmental sustainability efforts. Having reduced global carbon emissions by 39 percent in the past five years, the company has built on these efforts and set a new enterprise goal to reduce absolute global emissions by a further 20 percent by 2023.

"The same values that guide and drive our internal and external innovation--fearlessness, collaboration, and commitment to patients--also fuel our efforts in corporate responsibility." Reshma Kewalramani, M.D. Chief Executive Officer and President

Media Contact Info:
Sarah D'Souza
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
857-329-8495 mobile

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Tweet me: .@VertexPharma is committed to driving lasting social & #environmental impact around the world. Check out their 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report to learn more about their work: https://bit.ly/2Xbt7DZ via @ReportAlert #CSR

KEYWORDS: Nasdaq: VRTX, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, ReportAlert, Corporate Responsibility

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