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Recognition and Awards

Pioneering dramatic improvements in the health of thousands of patients with rare diseases and harnessing the promise of biotechnology to develop innovative new therapies.
— 2007 National Medal of
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Over the years, Genzyme has been consistently recognized for excellence in many arenas, from the innovative nature of our work to the quality of our workplace.

Here are some highlights of our achievements over the years:

  • Named to numerous national and local "best places to work" lists
  • Repeatedly cited for philanthropic efforts and other acts of corporate citizenship
  • Widely recognized as a leader and innovator in green building, on-site environmental initiatives, and corporate sustainability
  • Many honors achieved multiple times, over several consecutive years
2014 Honors
Top 10 Large Workplace in Ireland Award

In 2014, Genzyme was once again named among Ireland’s top 10 best large places to work. The company received the recognition from Great Place to Work Ireland at the 12th annual Best Workplace Awards held in Dublin. The awards are designed to recognize employers that enjoy a high level of trust from their employees.
Irish Heart Foundation Healthy Workplace

Genzyme’s Waterford facility was recognized by the Irish Heart Foundation for the innovative and proactive approach taken to promoting physical exercise and healthy eating among employees. The company received a Gold Award at the Foundation’s inaugural Active@Work Awards, as well as a Happy Heart Healthy Eating Award in recognition of the positive changes made in providing healthier meals in the on-site cafeteria.
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