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Equity, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Embracing equity, equality, diversity and inclusion (EED&I) is fundamental at AbbVie. We are proud to offer an environment that allows our colleagues around the world to achieve their full potential.

Our Commitment 

We are committed to equity, equality, diversity and inclusion (EED&I). It’s fundamental to who we are and it’s just how we “do good business”. This includes valuing diverse perspectives, creating an inclusive culture and treating all employees with dignity and respect. 

“As we work to meet the world’s toughest challenges head on, our diverse team and inclusive culture enables us to achieve our vision of making a remarkable impact on patients’ lives.”
Stewart Musselle, Talent Acquisition Manager, AbbVie UK

“We can't change the world, but we can make AbbVie a role model for fairness, inclusion, and the rejection of bias and racism.”
Richard A. Gonzalez, Chairman and CEO, AbbVie

Why it matters

For our people: When everyone can be themselves at work and when they’re treated with respect and dignity, we maximize every employee’s potential.

For our patients: Developing and delivering innovative life-changing medicines for our diverse patients with unique health challenges requires thoughtfulness and creativity that only comes from a wide range of  perspectives.

For our business: EED&I is good for our people and patients, and also for our business—strengthening performance, helping us innovate and understand our customers, and retaining the best talent.

AbbVie UK Employee Resource Groups

Our 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 organisation.  

Women Leaders in Action UK

“I choose to bring about change through the Women Leaders in Action (WLA) movement within AbbVie. Our mission is to empower, inspire and support people in reaching their full potential. I’m proud to work for an organisation that champions the importance of this.”
Victoria Black, Member of the WLA-UK Committee. 


“PRIDE, the LGBTQ+ community and its visible presence at
work means so much to me. LGBT colleagues and allies coming together and supporting each other to enable a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace is so important.”
Ally Tomlinson, Member of AbbVie UK PRIDE Committee.

Neurodiversity UK

“Recognising the value of diversity is important to me. I feel very proud to be part of an organization that embraces neurodiversity and adopts a strengths-based approach, allowing each of us to reach our full potential in the workplace. Seeing this carried through actions, rather than just words, makes me feel valued and encouraged to embrace the AbbVie Ways of Working fully.” 
Carly Rutter, Member of Neurodiversity UK Committee.

Working at AbbVie

Find out more about Careers and working at AbbVie, here.  

   December 2022