Abbott and Its Employees Honored by the Executives' Club of Chicago for Building Better Communities
The Executives’ Club of Chicago has named Abbott the 2018 Corporate Citizen of the Year. Each year, the award is given to a company that demonstrates leadership in corporate social responsibility. Abbott was honored this year for building stronger communities around the world, including the significant impact Abbott employees make through hands-on volunteering and employee giving.
In the Chicago area, Abbott employees have helped advance the missions of local education, health and social service organizations by sharing their expertise, time, energy and donations.
To drive social impact through business in India, Abbott invests not just in products but in dairy farmers themselves.
Through partnership, Abbott is providing farmers – especially women farmers— with the training and support they need to produce better milk and grow their businesses. This shared value approach is delivering dramatic results – transforming the lives of farmers and their families, while strengthening our nutrition business.
After a hurricane, every second counts. That's why Abbott is helping community food banks and clinics prepare proactively.
It’s not enough to be reactive when hurricanes strike— for hurricane season, the best defense is a good offense. Advance preparation ensures that aid can be delivered more quickly, ultimately saving more lives.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance earns company No. 14 ranking on the list
Today, Abbott was once again recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine on its annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The company ranked No. 14 this year, and has been on the list for 10 consecutive years.
To help families affected by recent disasters, Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $4.25 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane and earthquake relief. Most recent efforts focus on Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico – here's a brief summary of our efforts, with links for more information:
Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks the nation’s employers with the best adoption benefits. The Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace List is based first on financial reimbursement for adoption costs and second on paid time off given to families who adopt.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) names Abbott the healthcare industry leader for five consecutive years
For the fifth 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 Group Leader in Health Care Equipment & Services, Abbott is the only U.S.-based company of the 24 recognized by DJSI for leading their respective global industry groups.
Abbott’s 2020 Environmental Goals are ambitious – and they’re helping the planet while reducing costs around the globe
At Abbott, sustainability isn’t a destination, but an ongoing journey. Abbott’s ambitious 2020 Environmental Goals drive its efforts around the globe. These goals – highlighted in the newly released 2016 Global Sustainability Report – help Abbott protect the planet while boosting efficiency and reducing costs.
Today, Abbott released its 2016 Global Sustainability Report, reinforcing its dedication to helping people live fuller, healthier lives around the world. The report details the company's global sustainability efforts and results, including its work to protect the environment, as more than 130 environmental projects in 2016 alone improved waste, water and energy efficiencies globally.
Company earns a place on the list for the ninth consecutive year
Abbott was again recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine on its annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The company ranked No. 11 this year, and has been on the list for nine consecutive years.