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

When it comes to embracing equity, equality diversity and inclusion (EED&I), we are strongly committed to the value of diverse perspectives, an inclusive culture and treating everyone with dignity and respect.

Our actions speak for themselves

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

At the same time, we are constantly striving to raise the bar. Here are some the of ways:

  • Our CEO Richard Gonzalez signed the  CEO Action pledge  to continue to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We also joined  Paradigm for Parity®   focused on ensuring gender parity at the senior leadership level.
  • To instill and enhance an inclusive mindset in all leaders and employees, we prioritized education across the company by launching a virtual inclusion-focused learning series. So far, thousands of our employees and people leaders have taken it – and more are doing so each week.

We’ve taken meaningful action on the issues of racial equality and social justice. This includes:

  • An external statement and commitment to racial justice
  • A $5 million donation to NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Equal Justice Initiative to address issues in our criminal justice system
  • A commitment of $50 million over five years to nonprofit partners focused on promoting health and education equity among underserved Black communities
  • The creation of two senior level positions – including a Chief Equity Officer position – that sit on the external leadership team to drive internal and external change

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

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

ESG Action Report

Our ESG 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

Our people stories

AbbVie is made up of ~50,000 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.

Scientists Rock!

From a passion for mentoring kids to a lifelong love of astronomy, get to know Augustine Osuma, scientist, medicinal chemistry, AbbVie. 

See the story

Listen with curiosity. Lead with compassion.

AbbVie’s Chief Equity Officer, Rae Livingston, reflects on leading with an open heart and mind.

See the story