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CareerBliss Happiest Companies in America for 2018

For the third year in a row, Amgen is one of the top 5 happiest companies in America and the top in the biopharma industry. CareerBliss compiles the rankings from 41,000 reviews to create the BlissScore, which is composed of "company culture, leadership, overall work atmosphere, and one's relationship with coworkers."

FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Amgen has once again been included on the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies list in its industry, moving to 5th within the pharmaceutical sector (which includes biotechnology) for 2017. The Most Admired study surveys top executives and directors from eligible companies, along with financial analysts, to identify the companies that have the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.


FORBES America’s 500 Best Large Employers

FORBES magazine has ranked Amgen among America’s 500 Best Large Employers of 2017. The company is listed as #2 in Biotech and #104 overall. To compile the listings, FORBES surveyed more than 30,000 workers at large U.S. companies to understand how likely they were to recommend their organization to friends or family.


CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

Amgen has earned the CEO Cancer Gold Standard re-accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization of executives dedicated to bringing bold and imaginative solutions to cancer treatment and prevention. To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must establish programs to reduce cancer risk by taking concrete actions in five key areas including prevention, screening, cancer clinical trials, quality treatment and survivorship and health education and health promotion. Amgen was originally accredited in 2014.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Amgen with a 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The EPA recognized Amgen as a green chemistry innovator for its work, in conjunction with its manufacturing partner, Bachem, in applying green-chemistry practices in the manufacture of the synthetic peptide drug Parsabiv™ (etelcalcetide).


Dow Jones Sustainability Indices – World Index and North American Index

For the fourth year in a row, Amgen has earned placement on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World Index. Amgen was additionally named to the North America Index for the fifth consecutive year. The Indices are considered to be among the most robust and reliable indicators of a company’s sustainability performance due to the breadth of companies included, and the extensive and rigorous nature of their annual sustainability assessment.


Association of Energy Engineers Energy Project of the Year: International

A team of Amgen engineers has been awarded the 2017 Energy Project of the Year: International award from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). The award recognizes a project that has achieved prominence in promoting energy engineering and management. Amgen was presented with the award for our "first-of-a-kind approach" on an advanced data analysis initiative, the Smart and Integrated Facility (SaIF) program.


BioSpace Top 30 Ideal Employers

Amgen has earned a top spot (#4) on BioSpace’s first annual Life Sciences Ideal Employer Report. BioSpace surveyed more than 2,400 life science professionals globally and out of 1,100 identified companies, the top 30 were highlighted for offering the “opportunity to do interesting and meaningful work, competitive salary, and a good reputation.”


CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2017

For the second year in a row, Amgen has landed as the #2 Happiest Company in America on the annual CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America awards listing. CareerBliss creates their rankings based on feedback from staff who submit reviews on the CareerBliss website.


Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality 2017

Amgen has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Amgen joins the ranks of 517 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.


CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen was once again named as a 2017 Reader’s Choice in the Top 50 Employers category in CAREERS & the disABLED magazine. Readers were asked to name the employers, both private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities.


Minority Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen was named as a 2017 Readers’ Choice in the Top 50 Employers category in Minority Engineer magazine. Readers nominated the companies for which they would like to work and those that they believed provide positive working environment for minority engineers.


Woman Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen was named as a 2017 Readers’ Choice in the Top 50 Employer category in Woman Engineer magazine. The readers of Woman Engineer magazine selected the top companies in the country for which they would most like to work or whom they believe would provide a positive working environment for women engineers. This list is the result of an annual reader survey mailed to randomly selected readers of Woman Engineer magazine.


Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Amgen has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 18th annual list of Best Corporate Citizens. The rankings are based on seven categories and 260 data points.


Great Place to Work Institute’s Best Workplace in Europe 2017

Amgen was honored as best workplace in Europe 2017 by the Great Place to Work Institute ranking #8 among multinationals and #2 in the pharma/biotech category. Great Place to Work® assesses organizations and selects great workplaces based on employees’ perceptions of their workplace experience and an analysis of the practices that underpin the organization’s workplace culture. More than 2,340 companies participated in 2017 in the national studies, across 19 countries.


Medical Device Excellence Awards Gold Winner

Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim) Onpro® (On-body Injector) won the Drug-Delivery and Combination Products category (“gold winner”) at the 2017 Medical Device Excellence Awards (MDEA). MDEA is the premier awards program for the medtech industry. Entries for the annual awards are accepted in 9 product categories, and the judging is conducted by an impartial panel of jurors, composed of clinicians, engineers and designers.


FTSE4Good Index Series

Amgen has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies

Amgen has once again been included on the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies list in its industry, ranking 7th within the pharmaceutical sector (which includes biotechnology) for 2016. The Most Admired study surveys top executives and directors from eligible companies, along with financial analysts, to identify the companies that have the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.


Fast Company 2016 50 Most Innovative Companies

Fast Company magazine has recognized Amgen as a Most Innovative Company for 2016. Amgen ranked 18th on the 50 Most Innovative Companies list and 3rd in the Biotech sector.


Prix Galien Award in Russia

BLINCYTO® (blinatumomab) earned a prestigious Prix Galien Award in Russia. The Prix Galien Award is one of the highest accolades globally for innovation in pharmaceutical research and development.


Prix Galien Award in Poland

BLINCYTO® (blinatumomab) earned a prestigious Prix Galien Award in Poland. The Prix Galien Award is one of the highest accolades globally for innovation in pharmaceutical research and development.


Business Insider 50 Best Employers in America

Amgen has again been named one of the Business Insider 50 Best Companies to Work for in America, ranking 12th among all American companies listed and 5th among healthcare companies. Business Insider noted that 90 percent of Amgen's worldwide employees reported having "high job meaning," and cited the fact that Amgen has made a commitment to development and education opportunities including tuition reimbursement as well as training and development opportunities on the job. The list was created by ranking the Fortune 500 using PayScale's salary and survey database, with final scores determined by multiplying six criteria: high job satisfaction, low job stress, ability to telecommute, high job meaning, experienced median pay, and salary delta (how the median pay compares to other companies in the same industry).


Dow Jones Sustainability Indices – World Index and North American Index

For the third year in a row, Amgen has earned placement on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World Index. Amgen was additionally named to the North America Index for the fourth consecutive year. The Indices are considered to be among the most robust and reliable indicators of a company’s sustainability performance due to the breadth of companies included, and the extensive and rigorous nature of their annual sustainability assessment.


Newsweek Green Rankings 2016

Amgen placed among the top 100 in the U.S. and Global Newsweek Green Rankings for 2016. The rankings are the magazine’s annual evaluation of environmental and sustainability performance of the largest companies in the U.S. and the world.


Pharma Industry Company of the Year and Biopharma Company of the Year

Amgen was honored with two leading Pharma Industry Awards for 2016 for its operations in Ireland: Biopharma Company of the Year and the overall Pharma Industry Company of the Year. The Pharma Industry Awards recognize the most original and innovative companies that demonstrate excellence in the Irish Pharma sector.


CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

Amgen has earned the CEO Cancer Gold Standard re-accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization of executives dedicated to bringing bold and imaginative solutions to cancer treatment and prevention. To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must establish programs to reduce cancer risk by taking concrete actions in five key areas including prevention, screening, cancer clinical trials, quality treatment and survivorship and health education and health promotion. Amgen was originally accredited in 2014.


CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Amgen has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 17th annual list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens.


Resilient Supply Chain Industry Leader of the Year—Life Sciences

Amgen received the "Resilient Supply Chain Industry Leader of the Year—Life Sciences" award for 2016. The award, presented by the Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council, recognized Amgen as a leader and role model in advancing supply chain risk management (SCRM) and resiliency discipline both within the company and across the industry.


Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Healthcare

Amgen was ranked 20th among Gartner's annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 rankings for 2016. The ranking recognizes companies across the healthcare value chain that demonstrate leadership in improving human life at sustainable costs.


STEM Workforce Diversity Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen ranked #23 on the 15th Annual “Top 50 Employers” in STEM Workforce Diversity Magazine. This list is the result of an annual reader survey mailed to randomly selected readers, who were asked to select the top companies in the country for which they would most prefer to work or believe would provide a positive and inclusive working environment for engineers and IT professionals.


Glassdoor’s Highest Rated Companies for Vacation and Time Off

Amgen leads Glassdoor’s list of the “25 Highest Rated Companies for Vacation and Paid Time Off,” being selected #1 by those surveyed.

FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies

Amgen ranked #6 in its industry for 2015. The FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies study surveys top executives and directors from eligible companies, along with financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.


Business Insider 50 Best Employers in America

Amgen ranked #1 Best Healthcare Company to Work For in America and #3 Best Employer in America on the list, which was created by ranking the Fortune 500 using PayScale's salary and survey database. Final scores were determined by multiplying six criteria: high job satisfaction, low job stress, high work-schedule flexibility, high job meaning, experienced median pay, and salary delta (how the median pay compares to other companies in the same industry).


Newsweek Green Rankings 2015

Amgen ranked 21st in the U.S. ranking and 34th in the Global rankings. The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world's most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance. The rankings are based around eight indicators used to assess and measure the environmental performance of the world's largest publicly-traded companies, including: energy productivity (revenue divided by energy use), greenhouse gas productivity, water productivity, combined waste productivity, green pay linkage, green revenue scores, audited environmental metrics and the presence of a sustainability board committee.


Dow Jones Sustainability Index – World Index and North American Index

Amgen has earned placement on both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and on the North America Index in 2015. It's Amgen's third year to make the North American Index and the second year in which it made the highly selective World Index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are the world's first and most respected indices measuring sustainability performance.


50 Smartest Companies

The MIT Technology Review has ranked Amgen #19 on its list of 50 Smartest Companies for 2015. According to the Review's website: "To make the list, a company must have truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious."


2015 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Life Sciences

In 2015, Amgen re-entered the Gartner's Supply Chain Life Sciences Top 25 rankings, positioned number five out of 11 companies Gartner ranked in the life sciences category. Gartner leads the field for assessment and ranking for supply chain. In creating their rankings, Gartner looks at criteria such as risk mitigation efforts, supply chain segmentation, data management, supplier management efforts, emerging market expansion, logistics and inventory management, multi-enterprise collaboration, and talent acquisition.


MedAdNews Best Pipeline

Amgen was included on the 2015 list, which features the top 10 leading pipelines within the entire pharma and biotech arena. The list takes into account headliner new drug approvals during 2014 as well as the most exciting drug prospects.


CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America

Amgen ranked #9 on the 2015 list, which honors the top companies dedicated to creating happier work environments - as voted for by their own employees. CareerBliss analyzed thousands of independent company reviews from visitors of CareerBliss.com to determine which companies have the happiest workers.


Best Place to Work in Biotech, MedReps Best Places to Work

Amgen was awarded 2015 Best Biotech Company, as part of Medreps.com 4th Annual Best Places to Work in Medical Sales survey of 1,400 medical sales professionals. Important survey considerations cited for a company to be a desirable workplace included solid product line, competitive compensation and positive work-life balance.


Minority Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer  

Amgen ranked #46 on the 2015 list. Readers of Minority Engineer magazine were asked to name the employers, both in the private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups.  


CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen ranked #28 on the 2015 list. Readers of Careers & the disABLED magazine were asked to name the employers, both private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities.


Equal Opportunity Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen ranked #37 on the 2015 list. Readers of Equal Opportunity magazine were asked to name the employers, both in the private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups. 


Woman Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer

Amgen ranked #42 on the 2015 list. Readers of Woman Engineer magazine were asked to name the employers, both in the private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for women. 


Great Places to Work in Austria

Amgen Austria topped the 2015 "Great Places to Work in Austria" list among other nominated companies in the medium category. Amgen Austria staff were invited to participate in an online survey about working at Amgen, where 97 percent of the team participated and unanimously said that "Amgen Austria is a great place to work."

FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies

Amgen ranked #5 in its industry for 2014. The FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies study surveys top executives and directors from eligible companies, along with financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.


Barron's The World's Most Respected Companies

Amgen ranked #24 on the 2014 list, up from the #25 spot in 2013. Barron's has been surveying institutional investors annually since 2005 about their views of the world's 100 largest companies, as measured by total stock market capitalization. The participants were asked to select one of four statements reflecting their view of each company: Highly Respect, Respect, Respect Somewhat, or Don't Respect.


Science Magazine Top 20 Employers

This list includes the 20 companies with the best reputations as employers and the top three driving characteristics for each company, according to survey respondents. Amgen was ranked #18 with driving characteristics of "innovative leader in the industry," "treats employees with respect," and "is socially responsible."


Business Insider 50 Best Employers in America

Amgen ranked 20th Best Employer in America on the 2014 list, which is created by ranking the Fortune 500 using PayScale's salary and survey database. Final scores were determined by multiplying six criteria: high job satisfaction, low job stress, high work-schedule flexibility, high job meaning, experienced median pay, and salary delta (that is, how the median pay compares with other companies in the same industry).


Dow Jones Sustainability Index – World Index and North American Index

Amgen earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the first time and again was named to the North America Index. Amgen was considered to be one of the three largest additions to the World Index for the year (by free-float market capitalization).


CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

Amgen received CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization of executives founded by former President George H.W. Bush.


Equal Opportunity Magazine 2014 Top 50 Employer

Amgen ranked #23 on the 2014 list. Readers of Equal Opportunity magazine were asked to name the employers, both in the private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups. 


Woman Engineer Magazine 2014 Readers' Choice Top 50 Employer

Amgen ranked #17 on the 2014 list. Readers of Woman Engineer magazine were asked to name the employers, both in the private and public sectors, for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for women. 


U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Platinum

The U.S. Green Building Council recognized Amgen's building design strategy by certifying our innovative drug-product development building at our Thousand Oaks, California campus at the highest level—LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum. This is Amgen's third LEED certification.


Association of Energy Engineers - Corporate Energy Management Award

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) awarded Amgen with its top honor, the Corporate Energy Management Award. The AEE honors companies with this award that have made important investments in energy management while generating sustained improvement.


Southern California Edison/ The Climate Registry – Cool Planet Award

Southern California Edison and The Climate Registry recognized Amgen with a 2014 Cool Planet Award for outstanding environmental leadership in energy and carbon management.


Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association – Quest Award

The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association awarded Amgen Manufacturing, Limited (AML) with a 2014 Quest Award. AML earned a first place in the energy category for excellence in energy conservation.


MA Dept. of Transportation – Excellence in Commuter Options Award

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation awarded Amgen with a 2014 Excellence in Commuter Options Award at the Leader level. The awards recognize companies that promote healthier, more environmentally friendly commuting options.


RI Hospitality and Tourism Assoc./ RI Dept. of Env. Management – Certification of Participation

The Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management granted a Certification of Participation to Amgen's Rhode Island facility for "attaining performance standards, implementing best management practices, and complying with environmental regulatory requirements" in facility operations.


Ventura County Coalition for Coastal Inland Waterways – Honored Amgen Volunteers

The Ventura County Coalition for Coastal and Inland Waterways honored Amgen volunteers for their contribution to the removal of 9,681 pounds of trash for the region's International Coastal Cleanup event.


The Best Workplaces in Finland

Amgen was ranked #1 out of all small organizations on the 2014 list. The Best Workplaces in Finland 2014 list was comprised of three categories: small organizations (15-49 employees), general category (50-499 employees) and large organizations (500 employees or more). Altogether, 138 organizations participated in the list process, representing more than 45,000 employees.


The Best Companies to Work For in Mexico

Amgen was ranked #45 on the 2014 list. This ranking was the result of a rigorous process that analyzes and assesses the views of employees and the corporate culture of each company. In Mexico, the Methodology Model and Great Place to Work are certified by the Mexican Institute of Standardization and Certification (Instituto Mexicano de Normalización y Certificación A.C.).


The 2014 Best Workplaces in Greece

Amgen was ranked #6 on the 2014 list. The list, created by Great Place to Work® Institute Hellas with the academic cooperation of ALBA Graduate Business School, had 54 companies participate in the survey, with an anonymous questionnaire sent to almost 11,000 employees.

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