MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced that the Company has received the 2018 Corporate Responsibility Award and 2018 Corporate Leadership Award from United Way of Tri-County for its positive impact in community service while fostering a culture of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). On August 15, Sunovion will expand its partnership with United Way of Tri-County as the Company kicks off the eighth year of its Hands On! community service program. On this day, hundreds of Sunovion employees will work in collaboration with United Way of Tri-County in Massachusetts and the Bergen County’s United Way in New Jersey to support a variety of community projects where they work and live.
“We are honored by this important recognition from United Way of Tri-County, which reinforces our ongoing commitment to support local and regional communities as part of our overall corporate social responsibility efforts,” said Antony Loebel, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. “Sunovion is a proud long-time partner of the United Way of Tri-County and we are pleased to expand our work together to build stronger communities.”
“Sunovion has made a tremendous difference in helping the United Way of Tri-County meet critical needs of the community. We are pleased to recognize the company for its deep and expanding commitment to community service. Our United Way network looks forward to partnering with Sunovion on its eighth Hands On! day of service in Massachusetts and New Jersey to benefit so many organizations and people,” said Paul Mina, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Tri-County.
This is the second year that Sunovion has received both the Corporate Responsibility Award and Corporate Leadership Award from United Way of Tri-County for its outstanding local and regional community support efforts. Through the Hands On! program, and partnerships including with the United Way of Tri-County, Sunovion has contributed to projects focused on science and educational initiatives for youth, community relief efforts and health and medical needs. Sunovion’s Hands On! program throughout the U.S., Canada and in the United Kingdom is focused on giving back in communities where Sunovion has employees and office locations. During 2019, the Company expects to reach more than 30,000 cumulative employee volunteer hours since the inception of the Hands On! program in 2012.
About United Way of Tri-County
United Way of Tri-County is an independently-governed 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization connected to a network of more than 1,300 local United Way organizations through United Way Worldwide. The United Way of Tri-County is a community building organization that brings people together to care for one another. The United Way of Tri-County programs and services connect volunteers, strengthen agencies, teach social responsibility, and meet the critical needs of the community with the help of people like you. More information about United Way of Tri-County can be found at www.uwotc.org.
About Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion)
Sunovion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the innovative application of science and medicine to help people with serious medical conditions. Sunovion’s vision is to lead the way to a healthier world. The company’s spirit of innovation is driven by the conviction that scientific excellence paired with meaningful advocacy and relevant education can improve lives. With patients at the center of everything it does, Sunovion has charted new paths to life-transforming treatments that reflect ongoing investments in research and development and an unwavering commitment to support people with psychiatric, neurological and respiratory conditions.
Headquartered in Marlborough, Mass., Sunovion is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd., based in London, England, and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario, are wholly-owned direct subsidiaries of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Additional information can be found on the company’s websites: www.sunovion.com, www.sunovion.eu and www.sunovion.ca. Connect with Sunovion on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.
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