Awarded for our efforts in diversity, corporate responsibility practices and business performance.


Diversity, Leadership and Engagement

The World's Most Admired Companies 2017 List

FORTUNE added AbbVie to its World’s Most Admired Companies list in 2017 based on a survey of 3,800 executives, analysts, directors and experts.
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Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2016

For the second consecutive year, AbbVie ranked in the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc. Of more than the 1,800 companies that participated in the 2016 survey, AbbVie’s report card was among the top in talent pipeline, equitable talent development, mentorship and leadership commitment.

Calvert Corporate Diversity Practices Report

AbbVie scored 90 out of 100 on the Calvert Corporate Diversity Practices Report. This high score reflects our commitment and successful implementation of our diverse culture and continued focus toward having a fully inclusive workplace.

Working Mother 100 Best Companies 2016

Working Mother Magazine has for the fourth year in a row recognized AbbVie on its annual “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” list. The list is composed of companies excelling in workforce representation of women, child care, flexibility programs, leave policies and more.

Corporate Equality Index 2016

AbbVie earned a perfect score of 100% in the 2016 Corporate Equality Index administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. It reflects our efforts in building a diverse, innovative and open culture that values all employees and their contributions.

America’s Best Employers 2016

AbbVie ranks as one of the top employers across 25 industries where employees feel they have the strongest opportunities at work.

Best Places to Work LGBT 2016

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the 2016 Corporate Equality Index qualified a select group of pharmaceutical companies to earn the distinction of “Best Places to Work LGBT.” This recognition underscores AbbVie’s commitment to our LGBT employees and allies.

Science Top Employer 2016

AbbVie is ranked in Science Magazine’s Top Employers for the third consecutive year. The rankings note that we have top measurements in employee loyalty, social responsibility and alignment of work culture and values.

100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces 2016

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recognized AbbVie for the second consecutive year as one of the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. The program honors employers that offer adoption benefits for employees.

Corporate Responsibility

2017 Gold Class Sustainability Award

AbbVie received Gold Class distinction from RobecoSAM’s 2017 Sustainability Yearbook for excellent performance in social, economic and environmental practices. This places AbbVie among the top 1% of companies and the only company in the biotechnology industry to receive this award.

2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

AbbVie was named the Biotechnology Industry Leader in this global benchmark for our leadership in responsible economic, environmental and social performance.


AbbVie is included in the FTSE4GOOD Index series based on our strong environmental, social and governance practices.

2016 Civic 50

For the third year, AbbVie was recognized as one of America’s most community-minded companies and honored for our commitment to improve quality of life in communities where we do business.

2016 Access to Medicines Index

AbbVie ranks in the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the Access to Medicines Index, which ranks pharmaceutical companies’ efforts to improve access to medicine in developing countries. AbbVie was recognized for leadership in research and development, equitable pricing practices, addressing neglected tropical diseases and our focus on neonatal health in the Philippines.

2016 Patient View Corporate Reputation

For the third consecutive year, AbbVie ranked #2 on Patient View’s Corporate Reputation analysis, ranking among the best in effective patient-centered strategy, integrity, relationship effectiveness, information quality and transparency.

2016 International Medical Corps Global Citizen Award

International Medical Corps gave AbbVie its 2016 annual Global Citizen Award for its humanitarian partnership to support underserved populations around the world. International Medical Corps and AbbVie work in disaster situations where speed and urgency are critical, including the Ebola crisis, Hurricane Matthew, the European refugee crisis and the earthquakes in Japan and Nepal.

Business Performance

Fortune 500

AbbVie is number #123 in the 2016 Fortune 500, and was one of 12 biopharma companies on the list to experience job growth in the past year.

2016 IDEA Pharma’s Productive Innovation Index

IDEA Pharma ranked AbbVie #5 in health care. This was attributed to a number of factors—the diversification and expansion benefits that ensued from its Pharmacyclics acquisition, positive data coming out of advanced studies for both novel and launched compounds in oncology and immunology, approval of Duopa® for advanced Parkinson’s patients, and a priority FDA review granted for our Viekira Pak®.

2016 World’s Most Respected Companies

AbbVie was named to Barron’s World’s Most Respected Companies for the second consecutive year. The list ranks the top 100 companies to garner respect from the investment community based on a positive treatment of the company’s stakeholders, employees, customers and communities.

2016 Future Brand Index

AbbVie ranked #5 in the 2016 Top 100 Companies Futurebrand rankings for the second consecutive year, the highest of any health care company. AbbVie’s high ranking was based on its resource management, thought leadership, innovation, trust and respect.