Director of Environment and Group Sustainable Development Manager, Pierre Fabre
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background
Severine Furnemont, Engineer in Environment has done all her career in the environment and sustainable development fields. At the LFB as Responsible for the environment and since 2000 at the Laboratoires Pierre Fabre, to assure the coordination of the environmental activities of the group and finally at the direction of Sustainable Development.
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?
Parmaceutical labs and dermo-cosmetics
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
Established in Midi Pyrénées, subsidiaries in 44 countries and products distribution in more than 130 countries
IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?
Unique case of governance in France, the Pierre Fabre Labs mostly belong to a state-approved foundation (86% of the capital) whose objective is to ameliorate the access to medicine and to quality care in the less developed countries.
QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you
They did not know it was impossible to do, so they did it