Corporate Responsibility KPIs

The following key performance indicators (KPIs) measure AbbVie’s programs and activities against our corporate responsibility commitments. All figures global unless noted otherwise.

Improve Health Outcomes

Target unmet needs to support patients and enhance access to healthcare across geographies.

Innovative Research
2015
2016
2017
Annual R&D investment (adjusted, in billions)
$3.62
$4.15
$4.80
Number of new product or indication approvals
4
7 7
Number of pro-bono hours by AbbVie scientists to research neglected diseases
17,148
21,583
30,006
       
Patient Support
2015
2016
2017
Number of patient impacts in AbbVie patient support programs globally
1,372,853
3,057,982
2,269,079
Number of active patient support programs globally
237
260
454
Number of U.S. patients provided medicine at no-cost through patient assistance programs
81,000
78,745
76,692
     
Capacity Building
2015
2016
2017
Number of countries receiving product donations following disasters, for medical missions or through planned donation programs
63 70 61
       
Medical Education
2015
2016
2017
Number of healthcare professionals impacted through innovative medical education programs
740,946
637,320
518,512 
Number of patients impacted through innovative medical education programs
2,619,120
1,061,437
793,423 
       

Operate Responsibly

Cultivate an ethical, transparent and inclusive culture to drive sustainable growth.

Healthy Environment
2015
2016
2017
Reduce total CO2e emissions (Scope 1 and Scope 2) by 25% by 2025 from 2015 absolute baseline [1]
N/A
8%
5%
Increase electricity purchased from renewable sources to 50% by 2025 over 2015 absolute baseline (excludes leased commercial offices)
N/A
9%
16%
Absolute reduction in total water consumption (includes non-contact cooling water) from 2015 baseline [1], [2]
N/A
4%+
2%
Absolute reduction in waste generated from 2015 baseline [1][3]
N/A
4%+
12%
Achieve and maintain a recycling rate for hazardous and non-hazardous waste combined of 50% by 2025 over 2015 absolute baseline (excludes C&D waste)
N/A
37%
37%
CDP score [4]
89/D
A-
A-
       
Sustainable Supply Chain
2015
2016
2017
Percent of top suppliers adhering to AbbVie sustainability requirements
41%
62%
70%
       
Quality & Safety
2015
2016
2017
Recordable incident rate (absolute)

0.24
0.28 0.26
Percent of medicine distributed without a drug shortage
99.9%
99.9%
99.9%
       
Ethical Culture
2015
2016
2017
Number of employees trained on our Code of Business Conduct [5]
21,960
28,580
28,906
       
Great Employer 2015
2016
2017
Female share of total workforce
52.5%
52.9%
53.4%
Females in top management (up to two levels away from CEO)
33.7%
35%
37.9%
Females in management positions (as % of total management workforce)
44.2%
44.7%
46.9%
New hires who were female
N/A 55.7%
56.9%
Members of underrepresented populations share of workforce (U.S.)
N/A
N/A
30.1%
New hires who were members of underrepresented populations (U.S.)
N/A
39.2% 35.5%
Employee engagement rate [6]
80%
81%
N/A
Countries with Great Place to Work or Top Employer award
N/A
28
45
       
Responsible Research
2015
2016
2017
Number of patients participating in our clinical trials
122,813
89,539
137,612
Number of countries with active clinical trials
47 57
71
       
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Contribute to Communities

Partner with our communities to address challenges of the underserved.

Transformative Education
2015
2016
2017
Number of students reached globally through education projects [7]
5,815
9,107
56,840
       
Engaged Employees
2015
2016
2017
Number of employee volunteers
4,272
8,174
7,247
Number of hours volunteered by employees during work time
42,417
65,473
75,497
Percent of U.S. employees who participate in employee giving campaign
92%
95%
92%
       

[1]  In 2016 we established new 2025 environmental targets
[2] Increased non-contact cooling water due to higher than average temperatures in 2016
[3] Increased manufacturing increased waste volume in 2016
[4] In 2016 CDP scores changed to a single score (on a four-band scale A-D)
[5] Figure fluctuates with workforce
[6] In 2017 we changed our employee survey from annual to bi-annual
[7] In 2017 we expanded employee volunteer events to 13 additional locations, increasing students reached