Named Industry Leader in Sustainability for the Sixth Consecutive Year by DJSI

Sep 13, 2018 6:10 PM ET

Abbott named industry leader in sustainability for the sixth consecutive year b…

For the sixth consecutive year, Abbott has been named the leading company in its industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate sustainability and responsibility. 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.

For more on the DJSI news, and for examples of Abbott's approach to sustainability, click here.  To see the broad scope of our work, see our 2017 Global Sustainability Report.