Abbott Presents: The Future of Corporate Philanthropy
TriplePundit has teamed up with Abbott to present a series on the Future of Corporate Philanthropy.
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. Working in partnership with others, Abbott leverages its core business expertise and resources to create sustainable solutions in countries around the world. The company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for seven consecutive years; ranked number 28 on the Barron's magazine 2011 list of the world's most respected companies; and number 21 on the Corporate Responsibility magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. In addition to these global honors, Abbott has been recognized for its citizenship and sustainability efforts in Brazil, China, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Singapore, Tanzania and the United States.
This series is written and curated by MC O'Connor
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