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Abbott's Global Sustainability Report and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Report demonstrate progress made on the company’s ambitious 2030 goals.
Abbott recently released two overview reports – its 2021 Global Sustainability Summary Report and 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Report – highlighting efforts to help the greatest number of people to live better, healthier lives. The global health technology company earlier released its full 2021 Global Sustainability Report, which provides comprehensive disclosures on the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and impact.
Strengthening Abbott’s Impact and Healthcare for the Future
Abbott’s Global Sustainability Report details significant progress on ambitious goals outlined in Abbott’s 2030 Sustainability Plan – the company’s roadmap to improve the lives of one in every three people around the globe by the end of the decade. In 2021 alone, 2.2 billion lives were improved due to Abbott’s products and services. Highlights include:
Building a More Diverse, Inclusive World
As an extension of Abbott’s global sustainability strategy and reporting, the company also recently released its 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Report. This report highlights Abbott’s continued commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in its workplace, across the healthcare industry and through partnerships with others:
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.