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Abbott Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC for Sustainable Business Leadership

The JUST 100 ranking recognizes socially just companies responding to the needs of employees, customers, communities and all stakeholders
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Today Abbott was named to the 2022 JUST 100 list for strong performance in sustainable, responsible business. Announced by JUST Capital and its media partner CNBC, the JUST 100 list recognizes companies that outperform on the issues that matter most to the American public – including meeting the needs of employees, customers, communities and the environment. Abbott ranked No. 74 on the 2022 list, moving up from No. 137 in 2021.

Abbott Announces Future of Biowearables at Consumer Electronics Show

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- The company announced it's developing a new category of consumer biowearables called Lingo, which is being designed to track key signals in the body - such as glucose, ketones, and lactate - to help people better understand their general health and take action
- Abbott is the first healthcare company to headline the Consumer Electronics Show, with Chairman and CEO Robert Ford presenting alongside scientists and inventors, industry partners, influencers and people who use Abbott health tech
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- The company announced it's developing a new category of consumer biowearables called Lingo, which is being designed to track key signals in the body - such as glucose, ketones, and lactate - to help people better understand their general health and take action
- Abbott is the first healthcare company to headline the Consumer Electronics Show, with Chairman and CEO Robert Ford presenting alongside scientists and inventors, industry partners, influencers and people who use Abbott health tech

Abbott Named One of the Top 25 Best-Managed Companies of 2021, and Top 10 Companies for Sustainability in The Wall Street Journal

"Sustainability Stars" ranking recognizes companies for results and practices aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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Abbott was recently recognized in The Wall Street Journal for strong performance in both corporate sustainability and a broader analysis of well-run companies for customers, employees and investors.

Addressing Social Issues to Advance Health Equity

Future Well Communities tackles complex social barriers that complicate diabetes and prevent people from living healthy.
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Across the U.S. and around the world, low-income communities and communities of color are facing health crises at alarming rates. Chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes are responsible for more than 71% of deaths globally, and 88% of deaths in the U.S. As with other health challenges, the impact of these diseases disproportionately impact underserved communities, resulting in massive health disparities that are passed on to future generations.

Flu, Meet COVID-19: What to Know About This Season

As flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic collide, Abbott scientists offer insight into the coming months.
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As flu season collides with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people want to know what to expect with the holiday season nearing, air travel increasing and more workplaces requiring a full return to the office.

A Lasting Impact Through Better Medicine Adherence

1 in 2 people don't take their treatment. Abbott is taking action with a:care.
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A medicine only keeps you healthy if you take it.

Abbott and ADA Launch First Joint Community Initiative

Part  of Health Equity Now, the community program works to drive health equity awareness and access to life-changing diabetes tech.
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It should be simple: no matter someone's race, income level or background, quality care and life-changing technologies should be affordable and broadly accessible to all people. Yet, in the case of diabetes, studies have shown that people from underserved communities are at higher risk and have less access to technology to manage the condition.

Abbott Named to the Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation inducted Abbott into its Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame for the company's sustained, positive impact on society.

Abbott Achieves Highest Score in Its Industry for the Ninth Consecutive Year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

Summary: 
  • Abbott included on DJSI for 17 consecutive years for strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance
  • Top score in the Health Care Equipment & Supplies sector reflects Abbott's 2030 Sustainability Plan focus on innovating for greater access to life-changing technologies and breaking down barriers to health equity
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  • Abbott included on DJSI for 17 consecutive years for strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance
  • Top score in the Health Care Equipment & Supplies sector reflects Abbott's 2030 Sustainability Plan focus on innovating for greater access to life-changing technologies and breaking down barriers to health equity

A (Virtual) Field Trip Into the Heart

Abbott and Abbott Fund's Future Well Kids program hosts STEM interns, scientists, 3x U.S. Olympian Lolo Jones to learn about heart health.
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Did you know that the human heart beats more than 100,000 times each day? Or that your hydration can impact its performance?

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