AbbVie

AbbVie is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. On October 19, 2011, Abbott Laboratories announced its plan to separate into two publicly traded companies. The "new" Abbott Laboratories would specialize in diversified products including medical devices, diagnostic equipment and nutrition products, while AbbVie would operate as a research-based biopharmaceutical manufacturer. The separation was effective January 1, 2013.

As You Sow has engaged with AbbVie on issues related to pharmaceuticals. Read more about our engagements with AbbVie below.

Pharmaceutical Waste 2017

STATUS: pending

BE IT RESOLVED: Shareowners of AbbVie request that the board of directors issue a report, at reasonable expense and excluding proprietary information, reviewing the company’s existing policies for safe disposition by users of prescription drugs to prevent water pollution, and setting forth policy options for a proactive response, including determining whether the company should endorse partial or full industry responsibility for take back programs by providing funding or resources for such programs.

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Pharmaceutical Waste 2016

STATUS: 7.5%

BE IT RESOLVED: Shareowners of AbbVie request that the board of directors issue a report, at reasonable expense and excluding proprietary information, reviewing the company’s existing policies for safe disposition by users of prescription drugs to prevent water pollution, and setting forth policy options for a proactive response, including determining whether the company should endorse partial or full industry responsibility for take back programs by providing funding or resources for such programs.

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