ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT & POLICY

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Abbott’s Global Environmental, Health and Safety Policy sets and achieves targeted objectives, including requiring contractors working on behalf of Abbott to conform to regulatory requirements and meet applicable internal Environment, Health and Safety standards.

ENERGY POLICY

Abbott’s Energy Policy sets aggressive goals to further reduce our environmental footprint, including our commitments to dramatically reducing CO2 e emissions.

SCIENCE-BASED TARGETS

As an innovation-driven health technology company, we take a science-based approach to reducing our carbon emissions, with 2030 targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

WATER POLICY

Abbott’s Water Policy details our commitments to improving access to clean water in communities around the world and to reducing and efficiently managing our company’s own use of water.

ALLIANCE FOR WATER STEWARDSHIP COMMITMENT STATEMENTS

These statements outline Abbott's commitment with the principles and practices in the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard.

GREEN PROCUREMENT POLICY

Abbott’s Environmental Procurement Guidelines formalizes our approach and provides guidance on incorporating sustainable sourcing principles into the purchasing process.

EHS TECHNICAL STANDARDS

Abbott’s EHS Technical Standards enable Abbott to set consistent technical expectations at all of its sites around the world, to prevent and minimize work-related injury and illness.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSURANCE STATEMENT

Abbott engaged an independent assurance provider, Apex Companies (formerly Bureau Veritas North America), to conduct assurance of select 2019 environmental and safety data. A copy the Apex Assurance Statement, covering this work, is available on our Web site.