Climate change is one of the most critical issues facing our planet.
We are committed to helping address this issue by reducing our direct
impacts from manufacturing and by making a positive difference in
managing indirect impacts across our value chain. We encourage our
suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders to reduce their impact.
Six of our sites have achieved ISO 50001 certification and we aim
for all our manufacturing sites to complete certification by 2018.
Certified sites continuously improve energy systems and reduce the
amount of energy consumed and CO2e emissions generated. Learn more about what
we’re doing to address climate change.
Absolute over a 2015 baseline
We recognise the need to protect the environment for future
generations. That’s why we’ve set long-term goals for 2035 (over a
Water is the essence of life—and from a business standpoint, water is
an essential raw material for a wide range of our products. Every day,
our operations rely on water for manufacturing medicines that patients
need. As global concern about water scarcity continues to rise, it has
become increasingly important for AbbVie to safeguard this vital
resource. Learn more about what
we’re doing to address water usage.
We are committed to responsible product stewardship and on the
appropriate management and control of waste. We’re working diligently
to reduce or eliminate existing waste streams.
We focus on analysing, understanding and continually improving the
lifecycle environmental profile of our medicines. This starts with the
raw materials and ingredients procured for operations through product
distribution, end use and management of product residuals. Learn more about what
we’re doing to address waste management and product