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Posted: Apr 30, 2012 – 06:39 PM EST
CHICAGO, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - The global health care company Abbott today released its 2011 Global Citizenship report. The content-rich online report features videos, photos and examples of how Abbott continues to redefine corporate and social responsibility across its four citizenship priorities: Innovating for the Future, Enhancing Access, Supporting Patients and Consumers, and Safeguarding the Environment.
Abbott’s citizenship efforts are focused on applying the company’s scientific and management expertise to solve critical unmet needs in areas that directly align with our business. By leveraging its core capabilities, Abbott is making a long-term sustainable impact in improving people’s lives in countries around the world. Key highlights include:
"We advanced efforts to research and provide treatments for neglected tropical diseases, used our nutrition expertise to advance food fortification programs in developing countries and expanded our support for patient education groups, among numerous other partnerships," said Miles D. White, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott. "These and other initiatives allow us to serve more people in more places than ever before."
Visit Abbott’s Global Citizenship site to see the company’s complete 2011 Report. You also can download a brief summary report of 2011 Highlights, or order a print copy by sending an email to email@example.com.
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