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Resources and links to information on Abbott’s efforts to build a more responsible, sustainable and inclusive business.

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Abbott Recognized for Advancing Shared Value in India
An article from Shared Value Initiative recently named Abbott a "company to watch" for leadership in shared value and investing in innovations to address societal needs through business. The article highlighted Abbott's work in India to create customized nutrition products targeted to local needs, and a program to provide training & support for dairy farmers in India. To see the...
Nov 11, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Abbott Teams Up With Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo to Inspire Young People to Donate Blood
Blood is an essential component for life, but many people do not think about it until the need is critical. Each year 234 million major operations are performed worldwide, many involving blood transfusions or treatments resulting in a continuous need for donations. That's why Abbott and Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo are partnering to bring even more attention to this...
Nov 5, 2015 8:05 AM ET
The Journal Science Says Abbott is a Top Employer
The journal Science today recognized Abbott as a Top 20 Employer.  The global healthcare company ranked No. 14 overall, receiving high marks for social responsibility, employee loyalty, and having a work culture that aligns with the values of its employees. This marks the 12th time Abbott has been included in Science magazine's annual ranking, which is voted...
Oct 29, 2015 4:30 PM ET
Abbott Named Industry Leader for Responsible and Sustainable Business for Three Consecutive Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
September 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For the third 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 responsibility and sustainability. As the Industry Group Leader in Health Care Equipment & Services, Abbott is the only U.S.-based company of the 24...
Sep 11, 2015 12:10 PM ET
Investing in the Global Power of Women
Through our business and in partnership with others, Abbott is working every day to empower women to build better lives and stronger communities in countries around the world. One example of this work is a partnership to support the pioneering efforts of Nobel Prize nominee Sakena Yacoobi to improve health and provide livelihoods for women in Afghanistan.  For nearly a decade, Abbott...
May 28, 2015 9:00 AM ET