Abbott has been named the leading company in its industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). As the industry leader in Health Care Equipment & Supplies, Abbott is one of the 60 companies recognized for leading their respective global industries.
The DJSI designation recognizes companies for responsible and sustainable business, including economic, social and environmental performance. This is the 14th consecutive year that Abbott has been recognized for sustainability through its inclusion on the DJSI, including both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index.
“As a healthcare company, we recognize that the success of our business depends upon a range of factors — economic, social and environmental. Our work is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to ensure our efforts are focused on the needs deemed most important to global well-being,” said Miles D. White, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott. “This year marks Abbott’s 130th anniversary. That long history of success gives us a particular appreciation for sustainability, and what it takes to achieve it. We will continue to bring that perspective and that commitment to our efforts to be a productive and responsible corporate citizen.”