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Life-Changing Technology for the Sustainable Future of Healthcare

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“By driving our business to achieve positive economic, social and environmental impact, Abbott is delivering life-changing technologies, creating value in communities worldwide and achieving sustainable growth.” – Miles D. White, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Abbott Launches New Digital Site to Share Updates on Sustainability and Social Impact

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Abbott recently launched a new digital site – Abbott.com/Responsibility  – to better communicate its work to deliver positive impact through sustainable business.

The new site includes engaging stories, videos and photos that show the positive human impact of Abbott’s work across its businesses and in partnership with others. You'll also find data, facts and graphics that demonstrate the company's progress in delivering strong economic, social and environmental results. A few examples:

Pioneering Emergency Medicine in Tanzania

New film highlights work by Abbott and Abbott Fund to create the first emergency facilities and emergency medicine residency program in Tanzania.
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Just a decade ago, emergency medicine did not exist in Tanzania. Patients waited hours for the most basic life-saving care.

Today, East Africa’s first-ever emergency room and emergency medicine residency training program save thousands of lives, every year.

Named Industry Leader in Sustainability for the Sixth Consecutive Year by DJSI

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For the sixth consecutive year, Abbott has been named the leading company in its industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate sustainability and responsibility. As the industry leader in Health Care Equipment & Supplies, Abbott is one of the 60 companies recognized for leading their respective global industries.

Abbott, C&A, Aviva Join Reporting Summit

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September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - We are delighted to confirm that Abbott, C&A Global, Aviva and LEO Pharma are the latest companies to join the speaker faculty at the 12th Sustainability Reporting & Communications Summit [London, 10-11 October] – demonstrating resilience; through transparent, SDG-focused disclosure

Where Life-Changing Technology Meets Sustainability

Sustainability isn't just a buzzword — it's an integral part of everything we do.
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At Abbott, our goal is not just to help people live their best lives through life-changing technology – it's also to make this important work sustainable for the future.

Abbott Included on 2018 Fortune Change the World list

Fortune recognizes Abbott for creating positive social impact through business
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Today Fortune magazine announced its "Change the World" list, recognizing companies that are delivering shared value by making an important social or environmental impact through their core business strategy and operations. Fortune included Abbott on the list of leading companies, highlighting work to help dairy farmers through a nutrition supply chain initiative.

Abbott and PATH Fight Malnutrition with a Better Fortified Rice

Abbott, PATH scientists team up to make not just better rice. It’s Ultra Rice. It’s feeding half a million kids, every day.
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Many people around the world rely on rice as a staple food. But rice can leave a lot to be desired as a complete food – it contains very little in the way of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. This lack of nutrients contributes to high rates of anemia and children who are underweight and behind in their physical development.

Delivering Shared Value With Rapid Diagnostics

Abbott delivers shared value across Africa by finding unique ways to expand access to innovative rapid testing technologies.
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Despite health improvements made across Africa in recent years, significant health challenges remain for 1.2 billion people living across the continent. The region shoulders some of the world's heaviest infectious disease burdens: 90 percent of the world’s malaria cases and nearly 70 percent of the 36.7 million HIV cases worldwide. Adding further complication, healthcare access for those living in rural sub-Saharan Africa is limited.

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