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From abbott's site: "Improving access to affordable health care remains one of the most critical and challenging issues facing society. Abbott's contributions reflect the areas where our expertise, knowledge and resources will have the greatest positive impact and results for patients and for our company over the long-term."

tags: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostic assays, nutritional products

abbott's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Pacific Sustainability Index Scores: Pharmaceuticals 2009 roberts environmental center score 56.17/100
2009 Corporate Citizenship Awards business civic leadership center custom winner
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
CRO Responsible CEO of the Year Awards 2009 corporate responsibility officer custom nominee
Top 60 Diversity Elite 2009 hispanic business rank #30 of 60
Working Mother Best Companies 2009 working mother magazine group member
2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity diversityinc rank #16 of 50
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #8 of 100
project label sector: healthcare project label rank #5 of 11*
project label sector: pharmaceuticals project label rank #5 of 14*
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*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

abbott's Article Breakdown (37 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Abbott ?

Abbott Provides Support For Cholera Relief Efforts In Haiti

From (verified), October 27, 2010

Community Impact

Abbott is providing $180,000 in support to help address the recent cholera outbreak in central Haiti. This includes a $25,000 grant from the Abbott Fund to Partners In Health, and $155,000 in donated Abbott rehydration solutions and antibiotics. Dona...

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Abbott Infant Formula Recall To Cost US$100m

From (verified), September 29, 2010

Product Safety

Abbott said its recall of five million cans of Similac powdered infant formula because of possible contamination with beetles is likely to cost US$100m in lost revenues.

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Abbott Provides Initial Support For Flood Relief Efforts In Pakistan

From (verified), August 25, 2010

Community Impact

Abbott and its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $335,000 (Rs 28.7 million) in initial humanitarian aid to help with flood relief efforts in Pakistan. Working in partnership with global relief partners and local organizations in ...

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Abbott Fund-Sponsored Laboratory Training Initiative Helps Stem Critical Shortage Of Medical Professionals In California

From (verified), July 28, 2010

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

California's Healthcare Laboratory Workforce Initiative (HLWI), initiated by the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California and supported by the Abbott Fund, has helped to more than double the number of hospitals that provide on-site cl...

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FEMA Teams-Up With Abbott And Feeding America To Be Ready For Hurricane Season

From (verified), June 30, 2010

Community Impact

In a collaborative effort, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining the global health care company Abbott and Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief charity, to help with preparation for the 2010 hurricane ...

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Abbott Rated One Of The 'Best In Class' Companies For Responsible Citizenship

From (verified), June 25, 2010

Mission & Values

Abbott was named one of the top three 2010 Best in Class companies in its industry sector by Storebrand Investments, a leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) firm. Abbott's Best in Class status is based on an evaluation of the financial, ...

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Feeding America And Abbott Partner For Hurrican Relief Preparation

From (verified), May 30, 2010

Community Impact

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief charity, and Abbott, the global health care company, today announced they will once again partner to pre-position disaster relief packs containing donated Abbott nutritional products a...

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Abbott Honored As A Great Place To Work Across Europe

From (verified), May 20, 2010

Worker Treatment

The Great Place to Work® Institute today named Abbott one of the Best Workplaces in Europe at its European Conference in Madrid. The company was specifically honored for workplace leadership in Denmark, Ireland and Norway.

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Abbott 2009 Global Citizenship Report Highlights Company's Progress In 'Redefining Responsibility'

From (verified), May 6, 2010

Mission & Values

Abbott is redefining responsibility by applying its core expertise and resources to improve people's lives around the world, focused on four key areas: innovating for the future, enhancing access, safeguarding the environment, and protecting pat...

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Abbott Meets 2011 Climate Goal Two Years Early

From (verified), April 29, 2010

Waste Management

A combination of better energy efficiency, low carbon fuel switching and green power helped Abbott meet its 2011 climate change goal two years early. The pharmaceutical giant had hoped to reduce emissions from manufacturing by 30 percent between 2006...

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