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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 Honored With Scrip Award for Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility Image

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    11-04-11

    Abbott Honored With Scrip Award for Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility

    Scrip, a leading global pharmaceutical and biotech news organisation, honored Abbott and its philanthropic foundation, the Abbott Fund, with a 2011 Scrip Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Scrip's seventh annual awards ceremony in Lo...

    PATH, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Form Innovative Partnership to Prevent Malnutrition Image

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    11-03-11

    PATH, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Form Innovative Partnership to Prevent Malnutrition

    PATH, Abbott and the Abbott Fund today announced a partnership to address malnutrition by advancing the rice fortification market in India. Currently, 200 million people suffer from hunger and malnutrition in India, more than any other country in the world. Rice is the staple food for 65 percent ...

    Abbott Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Seventh Consecutive Year in Recognition of Leading Corporate Citizenship Performance Image

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    09-09-11

    Abbott Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Seventh Consecutive Year in Recognition of Leading Corporate Citizenship Performance

    Abbott announced today that it was included on both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) recognize the leading companies in each industry sector for responsible economic, environmental and so...

    Abbott to Highlight Sustainable Access Initiatives at Social Innovation Summit at United Nations Image

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    06-06-11

    Abbott to Highlight Sustainable Access Initiatives at Social Innovation Summit at United Nations

    Today, Abbott will participate in the Social Innovation Summit 2011 at the United Nations. Kathy Pickus, divisional vice president, Global Citizenship and Policy, and vice president, the Abbott Fund, will speak at the following sessions:

    • Building Capacity in ...
    Abbott Supports Relief Efforts in Japan Image

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    03-14-11

    Abbott Supports Relief Efforts in Japan

    Abbott, through its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund, is providing $3 million (245 million yen) to support immediate relief efforts in response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Abbott Fund donation will be provided to the Japanese Red Cross thr...

    Pediatric HIV/AIDS Clinic Opens in Mbeya, Tanzania Image

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    03-11-11

    Pediatric HIV/AIDS Clinic Opens in Mbeya, Tanzania

    The doors to a specialized pediatric HIV/AIDS outpatient clinic in Tanzania opened today in Mbeya, the region with the second highest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country. While Tanzania, home to about 1.4 million people with HIV/AIDS, has made significant strides in HIV/AIDS...

    Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Unite to Combat Severe Childhood Malnutrition in Haiti  Image

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    01-07-11

    Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Unite to Combat Severe Childhood Malnutrition in Haiti

    Partners In Health (PIH) and Abbott and its philanthropic foundation, the Abbott Fund, today announced a partnership to empower Haitians to create local solutions to the longstanding problem of severe malnutrition in Haiti. Together, PIH and Abbott plan to build a nutritiona...

    Abbott Again Recognized for Leadership in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Image

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    11-24-10

    Abbott Again Recognized for Leadership in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

    Abbott announced today that it has been named one of the Top 10 companies for diversity in a new survey conducted by Calvert Group. The survey reviewed the diversity programs, policies and performance of all companies in the Standard & Poor's 100 Index (S&P 100). Abb...

    Abbott Named One of America's Most Generous Companies, Sets Company Records for Employee Giving Image

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    11-17-10

    Abbott Named One of America's Most Generous Companies, Sets Company Records for Employee Giving

    Abbott has been recognized by The Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of the most generous companies in the U.S., ranking No. 5 out of 162 of the largest U.S. companies that participated in the magazine's survey of 2009 giving. In 2009, Abbott and the company's philant...

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