No. 3 | Abbott

From The Company

Diversity has been part of the Abbott story since our earliest days as a company, but its importance has grown over time. As a global healthcare leader operating in more than 160 countries, diversity is not only a moral virtue – it’s a business necessity.

Across Abbott we believe that diversity fuels creativity. Creativity drives innovation. Innovation produces life-changing technologies. And none of it can flourish without a climate of equity and inclusion. Abbott is building a diverse, innovative workforce for tomorrow, giving employees the opportunity to change people’s lives for the better while living their best lives personally and professionally.

Any conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion at Abbott starts with our people. Thanks to their efforts we’ve made progress. Yet we continue to push for more, with the goal of infusing inclusion so deeply into our culture that it is the natural way things get done at Abbott, both internally and in our partnerships with others.

One strong example of these efforts is our initiative to drive diversity in medical research and improve care among underrepresented populations. Announced in 2021, this program includes $5 million to fund nearly 300 scholarships over the next five years to support the next generation of ethnically diverse nurses, doctors and researchers.

Company Facts


U.S. Headquarters: Abbott Park, IL

U.S. Employees: 35,000

2021 DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking: No. 4


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