Global Sustainability, Head of SHE, AstraZeneca
Eric Knight is the Global Head of Safety, Health and Environmental Sustainability at AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company. He is passionate about keeping people healthy, protecting our environment, and making a positive impact on society. Eric is a strong supporter of global progress on megatrends such as the United Nations’ global sustainable development goals (SDG), notably SDG3 for Good Health & Well-Being.
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and respiratory. AstraZeneca has been placed in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the world with continued top percentile positioning in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.