Our focus on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion enables us to continue growing

With a focus on recruiting, developing, retaining and performing, our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion strategy enables us to raise the bar and continue growing. It includes:

  • Driving Awareness & Understanding
    • Instilling an inclusive mindset in all leaders and employees
  • Attracting & Sourcing Talent
    • Proactively finding and engaging top talent
  • Developing & Engaging Talent
    • Creating opportunities for talent to thrive
  • Creating Connections & Community
    • Bringing people together to promote inclusion

Our action speaks for themselves

We are proud of the external recognition we’ve received as a top employer, the actions our Employee Resource Groups are driving, and our commitment to building and supporting a diverse, high-performing workforce highlighted in our Responsible Action Report. 

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Recognition and ratings

The work we do at AbbVie hasn’t gone unnoticed. We are consistently recognized for our diversity and inclusion.

See the full list of recognition awards

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Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) enrich our workplace by promoting awareness and appreciation of our diversity, and supporting people of all backgrounds to develop and thrive in the organization.

Learn more about our ERG programs

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Responsible Action Report

Our annual Responsible Action Report details the approach we’ve taken to advancing our responsibility priorities, and the progress we’re making on key performance indicators across our global business.

View the report

Equality, diversity and inclusion by the numbers*

  • 54% women in AbbVie’s global workforce
  • 49% women in management roles in AbbVie’s global workforce
  • 33% from Underrepresented populations in AbbVie’s US workforce

*Information from June, 2020

Our people stories

AbbVie is made up of ~47,000 employees across the world, contributing in diverse ways to one collective purpose. In the below series, we take a closer look at some of the incredible people who embody our company's Principles.

Tahira Payne, area director, site management & monitoring, research & development


5 minutes with … Tahira Payne

First up, a conversation with Tahira Payne, Area Director, Site Management & Monitoring, Research & Development.

See the story

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5 minutes with … Kevin Chedda

In our second in the series, a conversation with Kevin Chedda, Associate Director, Category Management.

See the story