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About Abbott and the Abbott Fund

The Abbott Fund is a philanthropic foundation established by Abbott in 1951. The Abbott Fund's mission is to create healthier global communities by investing in creative ideas that promote science, expand access to health care and strengthen communities worldwide. For more information, visit www.abbottfund.org.

Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's website at www.abbott.com.

Abbott Named Industry Sustainability Leader for the Eighth Year in a Row on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)  Image

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11-16-20

Abbott Named Industry Sustainability Leader for the Eighth Year in a Row on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

For the eighth consecutive year, Abbott has been named the industry leader in sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate sustainability.
Abbott Named Industry Leader for Responsible and Sustainable Business for Four Consecutive Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Image

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09-09-16

Abbott Named Industry Leader for Responsible and Sustainable Business for Four Consecutive Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

For the fourth consecutive year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) 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...

Abbott and the Abbott Fund Donate $1 Million in Funding and Products to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Image

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11-02-12

Abbott and the Abbott Fund Donate $1 Million in Funding and Products to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Abbott and its foundation, the Abbott Fund, are providing $1 million in funding and product donations to support relief efforts in response to Hurricane Sandy. The Abbott Fund grants will be provided to longstanding relief organization partners, including the American Red Cross, AmeriCares, Direc...

Abbott Named to Working Mother Magazine's 'Best Companies' List for Twelve Consecutive Years Image

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09-18-12

Abbott Named to Working Mother Magazine's 'Best Companies' List for Twelve Consecutive Years

Abbott today was once again named one of the 100 Best Companies by Working Mother magazine. This is the twelfth consecutive year that Abbott has been included on the prestigious list, which recognizes companies for providing a family-friendly workplace. Additional...

Abbott Recognized for Leading Citizenship Performance for Eighth Consecutive Year by Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes Image

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09-13-12

Abbott Recognized for Leading Citizenship Performance for Eighth Consecutive Year by Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

Abbott announced today that it was included on both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index for the eighth consecutive year.

As a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Abbott ranks among the top 300 of t...

The Abbott Fund Announces $1 Million Partnership with the Secretary's International Fund for Women and Girls to Empower Women in Burma Image

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07-24-12

The Abbott Fund Announces $1 Million Partnership with the Secretary's International Fund for Women and Girls to Empower Women in Burma

The Abbott Fund, the foundation of the global health care company Abbott, today announced a partnership with the U.S. Secretary of State's International Fund for Women and Girls to empower women and address critical community needs in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Over the next two years, the Abb...

Abbott, The Abbot Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Year, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children Image

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06-27-12

Abbott, The Abbot Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Year, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

Direct Relief International, the global health care company Abbott and its foundation, the Abbott Fund, today announced that they have reached a major milestone of distributing 20 million rapid HIV tests free of charge to HIV testing and counseling programs serving pregnant women and their famili...

Abbott Again Named One of the Best Workplaces in Europe Image

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06-20-12

Abbott Again Named One of the Best Workplaces in Europe

The Great Place to Work® Institute named Abbott one of the Best Multinational Workplaces in Europe at its European Awards event in Berlin. The company was specifically honored for workplace leadership in Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Norway and Portugal. This is th...

Abbott Again Recognized as One of the 'Best Places to Work in Industry' by The Scientist Magazine Image

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06-01-12

Abbott Again Recognized as One of the 'Best Places to Work in Industry' by The Scientist Magazine

Abbott was once again named one of the "Best Places to Work in Industry" by The Scientist magazine. Abbott ranked No. 14 on the 2012 list. This is the ninth time that Abbott has been on the list since The Scientist first started ranking companies in 2003....

Abbott Releases 2011 Global Citizenship Report Image

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04-30-12

Abbott Releases 2011 Global Citizenship Report

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 responsibi...

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