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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's BinaxNOW™ Rapid Antigen Self Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Asymptomatic, Over-the-Counter, Non-Prescription, Multi-Test Use Image

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    04-01-21

    Abbott's BinaxNOW™ Rapid Antigen Self Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Asymptomatic, Over-the-Counter, Non-Prescription, Multi-Test Use

    FDA Emergency Use Authorization permits asymptomatic, non-prescription, over-the-counter self use for people with or without symptoms
    Committing to Our Clinical Trial Communities Image

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    03-24-21

    Committing to Our Clinical Trial Communities

    Clinical trials are a vital part of the process that brings innovative products and treatments to people in need. No matter the disease or condition, the overarching goal remains the same: Provide the best care options to all people in need.
    New Answers for Chronic Disease in Crisis Settings Image

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    03-05-21

    New Answers for Chronic Disease in Crisis Settings

    Jaslia Abbas lived with her husband in the Philippine city of Marawi for years, raising their five children and helping others as a midwife. Then in 2017, the siege of Marawi began.
    A Sustainable Future Starts With Health: Abbott Launches New 2030 Sustainability Plan Image

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    01-12-21

    A Sustainable Future Starts With Health: Abbott Launches New 2030 Sustainability Plan

    For more than 130 years, Abbott’s purpose has remained clear: We help people live fuller lives through better health. That's why health is at the core of how we think about sustainable growth and is central to our 2030 Sustainability Plan – and how we’re going to extend that reach of innovation in t...
    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.
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    02-05-19

    Life-Changing Technology for the Sustainable Future of Healthcare

    “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

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    Abbott Releases 2016 Sustainability Report Image

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    06-15-17

    Abbott Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

    Today, Abbott released its 2016 Global Sustainability Report, reinforcing its dedication to helping people live fuller, healthier lives around the world. The report d...

    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...

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