BrightStar Care Named 2017 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award For 5th Year

World's Premier Home Care Franchise Receives Honor from The Joint Commission

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations nationwide, was awarded The Joint Commission's 2017 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, honoring the brand's dedication to meeting the highest standards in in-home care. BrightStar Care is the only organization to achieve the title five years in a row and one of only two franchisors to receive this honor since the award's inception in 2013.

In order to qualify for the Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, a franchisor must demonstrate that a minimum of 95 percent of its franchisees are accredited and in good standing with the Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standard-setting and accrediting body in healthcare that accredits some of the nation's most well-respected health systems.

"The Joint Commission commends BrightStar Care for not only achieving this prestigious recognition and the high level of quality that it represents — but also doing so for five consecutive years," said Margherita Labson, RN, executive director, Home Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. "An ongoing commitment to excellence in home care for clients and their families is clearly demonstrated through BrightStar franchisees' work to maintain rigorous Joint Commission accreditation requirements. Such commitment and performance is a model for the field in the pursuit of the highest standards of patient safety and care delivery." 

"We're honored to be awarded The Joint Commission's Enterprise Champion for Quality Award for the fifth consecutive year, which is a testament to the hard work of our outstanding franchisees, as well as their nurses and caregivers," said Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC, chief clinical quality officer of BrightStar Care. "This achievement emphasizes BrightStar Care's commitment to offer exceptional care and services to our clients, their families, and our healthcare system partners following the highest standards in the industry for care and safety."

BrightStar Care provides the full continuum of home care services comprised of companionship, personal care, dementia care, transportation, medication assistance, skilled nursing and more to improve clients' health and quality of life.

For more information on BrightStar Care please visit www.brightstarcare.com.

For more information on The Joint Commission, please visit www.jointcommission.org.

About BrightStar Care
Based in Chicago, BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations which provide medical and non-medical services to clients within their homes, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise locations across the country employ over 2,500 registered nurses who play a unique role in overseeing the care for each individual client, a service that no other private duty home care provider offers. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receive The Joint Commission's Enterprise Champion for Quality award every year since the award's inception. In 2015, the company ranked No. 177 on Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 list, No. 27 on Crain's Chicago "Fast Fifty," ranking and was included for the tenth consecutive year on Inc. Magazine's prestigious Inc. 5000 list.

About The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.

 

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TIBCO Named a Leader in Streaming Analytics by Top Independent Research Firm

Report Recognizes TIBCO StreamBase as a Leader in Real-time Analytics Solutions

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced today that it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q3 2017 by Forrester Research. Forrester positioned TIBCO as "[unifying] real-time analytics" and noted that streaming analytics solutions "offer continuous integration, orchestration of business processes, and embedded execution of code — all driven by streaming data from a multitude of data sources." The solutions provider received the third highest score in the current offering category and the second highest score in the strategy category.

"Real-time, actionable analytic insights are increasingly critical for business leaders, and we believe that TIBCO offers one of the most strategic solutions on the market," said Thomas Been, chief marketing officer, TIBCO. "In our view, TIBCO's ranking in this Forrester report validates its status as a market leader in streaming analytics, and we plan on continuing to deliver these exceptional solutions to our broad customer base through our Connected Intelligence Cloud."

TIBCO believes that its emphasis on real-time analytics and actionable insights is a key differentiator compared to other vendors. TIBCO StreamBase® is noted for offering a full-featured streaming analytics solution that integrates with applications to automate actions.

According to Forrester Research, "TIBCO is focused on insights — and not the garden variety insights that lay dormant and unactionable on someone's desk. Rather, TIBCO focuses on perishable insights that companies must act upon immediately to retain customers, remove friction from business processes, and prevent logistics chains from stopping cold."

The Forrester Wave: Streaming Analytics report analyzes past research, user requirements, and vendor and expert interviews to evaluate the offerings of key vendors in streaming analytics. In compiling the vendor rankings, the study identified 13 of the most significant vendors, each of which possess a core streaming analytics functionality, a standalone or an embeddable streaming analytics solution, an installed base, a revenue history, and motivated client inquiries.

To read Forrester's full evaluation of TIBCO, download The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q3 2017 report here.

About TIBCO
TIBCO fuels digital business by enabling better decisions and faster, smarter actions through the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud. From APIs and systems to devices and people, we interconnect everything, capture data in real time wherever it is, and augment the intelligence of your business through analytical insights. Thousands of customers around the globe rely on us to build compelling experiences, energize operations, and propel innovation. Learn how TIBCO makes digital smarter at www.tibco.com.

TIBCO, StreamBase, and the TIBCO logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification.

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Lindsey Ashjian Torres
TIBCO Software Inc. 
(650) 846-8862 
publicrelations@tibco.com

 

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CINC (Commissions Inc) Named the 20th Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CINC (Commissions Inc), the #1 real estate tech solution powering elite teams, has been selected for Atlanta Business Chronicle's (ABC) 2017 Best Places to Work Awards for the third consecutive year. CINC was recognized via a congratulatory dinner and reception at the InterContinental Buckhead on Wednesday September 6, 2017, where the ABC peeled back the curtain to reveal the best employers Atlanta has to offer.

"We are delighted to again be included amongst the most sought-after companies to work for in Atlanta," said Jason Hoback, co-CEO of CINC. "This honor reaffirms how focused our leadership team is on remaining anchored to our core values and believing in people and their dreams, even as we continue to grow."

The Best Places to Work Awards ceremony is conducted annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in an effort to recognize successful companies who go above and beyond to create a positive work environment for their employees. In conjunction with Quantum Workplace, each nominated company participated in a confidential employee survey from mid-June to late July. Companies were then ranked based exclusively on employee survey responses regarding work environment, people practices and other culture-oriented metrics.

CINC employees enjoy a number of fun and unique benefits such as company-provided catered lunch daily, a generous 401K plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a dog-friendly work environment, among others. CINC is currently hiring for a number of Success Partner positions to join its enthusiastic and rapidly growing employee base. For more information about current employment opportunities at CINC visit: https://www.commissionsinc.com/careers/

About Commissions Inc (CINC)
Founded in Marietta, Georgia in 2011, CINC (Commissions Inc.) is the leading provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for elite agents and teams across North America. The solution includes a consumer website that integrates with local MLS data, a complete CRM platform that allows real estate agents to nurture clients and monitor their business, and access to three mobile apps (CINC Agent App, Houses.net, Open Houses by CINC). Built with the support and input of some of North America's top brokers, CINC powers the business for thousands of agents and connects them with millions of consumers every month.

Press Contact:
Brandy Commodore
Marketing and Communications Manager
Brandy.commodore@commissionsinc.com
855-259-7277

 

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CINC (Commissions Inc) Named the 20th Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CINC (Commissions Inc), the #1 real estate tech solution powering elite teams, has been selected for Atlanta Business Chronicle's (ABC) 2017 Best Places to Work Awards for the third consecutive year. CINC was recognized via a congratulatory dinner and reception at the InterContinental Buckhead on Wednesday September 6, 2017, where the ABC peeled back the curtain to reveal the best employers Atlanta has to offer.

"We are delighted to again be included amongst the most sought-after companies to work for in Atlanta," said Jason Hoback, co-CEO of CINC. "This honor reaffirms how focused our leadership team is on remaining anchored to our core values and believing in people and their dreams, even as we continue to grow."

The Best Places to Work Awards ceremony is conducted annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in an effort to recognize successful companies who go above and beyond to create a positive work environment for their employees. In conjunction with Quantum Workplace, each nominated company participated in a confidential employee survey from mid-June to late July. Companies were then ranked based exclusively on employee survey responses regarding work environment, people practices and other culture-oriented metrics.

CINC employees enjoy a number of fun and unique benefits such as company-provided catered lunch daily, a generous 401K plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a dog-friendly work environment, among others. CINC is currently hiring for a number of Success Partner positions to join its enthusiastic and rapidly growing employee base. For more information about current employment opportunities at CINC visit: https://www.commissionsinc.com/careers/

About Commissions Inc (CINC)
Founded in Marietta, Georgia in 2011, CINC (Commissions Inc.) is the leading provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for elite agents and teams across North America. The solution includes a consumer website that integrates with local MLS data, a complete CRM platform that allows real estate agents to nurture clients and monitor their business, and access to three mobile apps (CINC Agent App, Houses.net, Open Houses by CINC). Built with the support and input of some of North America's top brokers, CINC powers the business for thousands of agents and connects them with millions of consumers every month.

Press Contact:
Brandy Commodore
Marketing and Communications Manager
Brandy.commodore@commissionsinc.com
855-259-7277

 

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CINC (Commissions Inc) Named the 20th Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CINC (Commissions Inc), the #1 real estate tech solution powering elite teams, has been selected for Atlanta Business Chronicle's (ABC) 2017 Best Places to Work Awards for the third consecutive year. CINC was recognized via a congratulatory dinner and reception at the InterContinental Buckhead on Wednesday September 6, 2017, where the ABC peeled back the curtain to reveal the best employers Atlanta has to offer.

"We are delighted to again be included amongst the most sought-after companies to work for in Atlanta," said Jason Hoback, co-CEO of CINC. "This honor reaffirms how focused our leadership team is on remaining anchored to our core values and believing in people and their dreams, even as we continue to grow."

The Best Places to Work Awards ceremony is conducted annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in an effort to recognize successful companies who go above and beyond to create a positive work environment for their employees. In conjunction with Quantum Workplace, each nominated company participated in a confidential employee survey from mid-June to late July. Companies were then ranked based exclusively on employee survey responses regarding work environment, people practices and other culture-oriented metrics.

CINC employees enjoy a number of fun and unique benefits such as company-provided catered lunch daily, a generous 401K plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a dog-friendly work environment, among others. CINC is currently hiring for a number of Success Partner positions to join its enthusiastic and rapidly growing employee base. For more information about current employment opportunities at CINC visit: https://www.commissionsinc.com/careers/

About Commissions Inc (CINC)
Founded in Marietta, Georgia in 2011, CINC (Commissions Inc.) is the leading provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for elite agents and teams across North America. The solution includes a consumer website that integrates with local MLS data, a complete CRM platform that allows real estate agents to nurture clients and monitor their business, and access to three mobile apps (CINC Agent App, Houses.net, Open Houses by CINC). Built with the support and input of some of North America's top brokers, CINC powers the business for thousands of agents and connects them with millions of consumers every month.

Press Contact:
Brandy Commodore
Marketing and Communications Manager
Brandy.commodore@commissionsinc.com
855-259-7277

 

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CINC (Commissions Inc) Named the 20th Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CINC (Commissions Inc), the #1 real estate tech solution powering elite teams, has been selected for Atlanta Business Chronicle's (ABC) 2017 Best Places to Work Awards for the third consecutive year. CINC was recognized via a congratulatory dinner and reception at the InterContinental Buckhead on Wednesday September 6, 2017, where the ABC peeled back the curtain to reveal the best employers Atlanta has to offer.

"We are delighted to again be included amongst the most sought-after companies to work for in Atlanta," said Jason Hoback, co-CEO of CINC. "This honor reaffirms how focused our leadership team is on remaining anchored to our core values and believing in people and their dreams, even as we continue to grow."

The Best Places to Work Awards ceremony is conducted annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in an effort to recognize successful companies who go above and beyond to create a positive work environment for their employees. In conjunction with Quantum Workplace, each nominated company participated in a confidential employee survey from mid-June to late July. Companies were then ranked based exclusively on employee survey responses regarding work environment, people practices and other culture-oriented metrics.

CINC employees enjoy a number of fun and unique benefits such as company-provided catered lunch daily, a generous 401K plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a dog-friendly work environment, among others. CINC is currently hiring for a number of Success Partner positions to join its enthusiastic and rapidly growing employee base. For more information about current employment opportunities at CINC visit: https://www.commissionsinc.com/careers/

About Commissions Inc (CINC)
Founded in Marietta, Georgia in 2011, CINC (Commissions Inc.) is the leading provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for elite agents and teams across North America. The solution includes a consumer website that integrates with local MLS data, a complete CRM platform that allows real estate agents to nurture clients and monitor their business, and access to three mobile apps (CINC Agent App, Houses.net, Open Houses by CINC). Built with the support and input of some of North America's top brokers, CINC powers the business for thousands of agents and connects them with millions of consumers every month.

Press Contact:
Brandy Commodore
Marketing and Communications Manager
Brandy.commodore@commissionsinc.com
855-259-7277

 

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CINC (Commissions Inc) Named the 20th Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CINC (Commissions Inc), the #1 real estate tech solution powering elite teams, has been selected for Atlanta Business Chronicle's (ABC) 2017 Best Places to Work Awards for the third consecutive year. CINC was recognized via a congratulatory dinner and reception at the InterContinental Buckhead on Wednesday September 6, 2017, where the ABC peeled back the curtain to reveal the best employers Atlanta has to offer.

"We are delighted to again be included amongst the most sought-after companies to work for in Atlanta," said Jason Hoback, co-CEO of CINC. "This honor reaffirms how focused our leadership team is on remaining anchored to our core values and believing in people and their dreams, even as we continue to grow."

The Best Places to Work Awards ceremony is conducted annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in an effort to recognize successful companies who go above and beyond to create a positive work environment for their employees. In conjunction with Quantum Workplace, each nominated company participated in a confidential employee survey from mid-June to late July. Companies were then ranked based exclusively on employee survey responses regarding work environment, people practices and other culture-oriented metrics.

CINC employees enjoy a number of fun and unique benefits such as company-provided catered lunch daily, a generous 401K plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a dog-friendly work environment, among others. CINC is currently hiring for a number of Success Partner positions to join its enthusiastic and rapidly growing employee base. For more information about current employment opportunities at CINC visit: https://www.commissionsinc.com/careers/

About Commissions Inc (CINC)
Founded in Marietta, Georgia in 2011, CINC (Commissions Inc.) is the leading provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for elite agents and teams across North America. The solution includes a consumer website that integrates with local MLS data, a complete CRM platform that allows real estate agents to nurture clients and monitor their business, and access to three mobile apps (CINC Agent App, Houses.net, Open Houses by CINC). Built with the support and input of some of North America's top brokers, CINC powers the business for thousands of agents and connects them with millions of consumers every month.

Press Contact:
Brandy Commodore
Marketing and Communications Manager
Brandy.commodore@commissionsinc.com
855-259-7277

 

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AARP Community Challenge Takes Quick Action

AARP Funds 89 Quick Action Community Projects to Make Places More Livable

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP announces 89 winners for its first-ever AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life in communities across the nation for people of all ages. The winning projects range from low-cost, short-term actions such as the creation of temporary park spaces and murals to more sizable efforts such as the development of intergenerational playgrounds. AARP received almost 1,200 applications for Community Challenge funds, resulting in a highly competitive selection process.  All projects are set to be completed by November 1, 2017.

"Great communities require careful planning and time," said AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond. "These quick action projects will give community leaders the motivation and momentum to create greater change."

Three of the 89 projects will receive additional support through the AARP and Team Better Block partnership including support with project design, city department negotiations, and organizing the community around project objectives. These three projects are located in Ft. Worth, TX; Buffalo, NY; and Fort Wayne, IN.

Each project will deliver on one or all of the following:

  • Improve social connections through the built environment benefiting people of all ages and abilities in the community.
  • Expand opportunities for all residents, such as job, volunteer, and educational/training opportunities.
  • Drive inclusive community engagement and interaction across a diverse population.

For a complete list of the winners and projects, visit aarp.org/CommunityChallenge.

About AARP
AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families with a focus on health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and allowing carefully chosen, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.

 

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JazzHR Makes Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year and Wins SIIA CODiE Award

Top Recruiting Technology Company Recognized for Accelerated Growth and Best HCM Solution

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- JazzHR, the leading recruiting solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses, is the recipient of two prestigious industry honors. The company was named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list for the second year in a row, and its technology platform was named 2017's Best Human Capital - Talent Management Solution in the 32nd annual SIIA CODiE Awards.

These achievements are on the heels of several award wins for JazzHR over the past year, including the American Business Awards (ABA) and the Brandon Hall Group Technology Awards. Most recently, JazzHR was shortlisted for the 2017 SaaS Awards in the Best SaaS Product for HR or Recruitment category.

"JazzHR is focused on empowering SMBs, who are largely underserved in the recruitment technology market, and we're excited to see our efforts further validated with these distinguished awards," said Pete Lamson, CEO at JazzHR. "At the SMB level, the ripple effect of just one bad hire can be especially damaging. Our solution de-risks that reality by arming agile, small to mid-sized companies with the technology they need to uncover and hire the best candidates."

The Inc. 5000 list is one of the most esteemed rankings of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This year JazzHR ranks number 3390 on the list with a three-year revenue growth of 94 percent. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program and JazzHR's win further confirms their position as a market leader in the HCM space.

This industry-wide recognition also follows several company milestones:

  • JazzHR Hero, the most affordable recruiting solution available for SMBs
  • Enhanced strategic partnerships with LinkedIn and PrismHR
  • Fully-fledged integration with Google for Jobs

For more information about JazzHR solutions, visit www.JazzHR.com, email hello@jazzhr.com, or call +1 (888) 885-5299.

About JazzHR
JazzHR is powerful, user-friendly, and affordable recruiting software that is purpose-built to help growing companies exceed their recruiting goals. JazzHR's best-in-class software replaces time-consuming and manual hiring tasks with intuitive software designed to help recruiters and hiring managers find, recruit, and hire the right talent, fast. To learn more about JazzHR, visit www.jazzhr.com  or follow us at twitter.com/JazzDotCo.

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Abbott Named Industry Leader for Responsible and Sustainable Business for Five Consecutive Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

- Abbott is the only U.S.-based company among 24 global industry leaders- Achieves top industry scores in all three categories of economic, environmental and social performance, and more than doubles the average industry score- Recognized for sustainability on DJSI for 13 consecutive years

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has been named the leading company in its industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate sustainability and responsibility. As the Industry Group Leader in Health Care Equipment & Services, Abbott is the only U.S.-based company of the 24 recognized for leading their respective global industry groups.

The DJSI designation recognizes companies with outstanding efforts in the areas of economic, environmental and social sustainability, with a strong focus on long-term shareholder value. Leaders are chosen from among more than 3,400 of the largest companies worldwide, including companies in developed and emerging markets. This is the 13th consecutive year that Abbott has been recognized for sustainability through its inclusion on the DJSI, including both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index.

"We work to create sustainable business solutions that benefit not just Abbott and the people who use our products, but the broader community, as well," said Miles D. White, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott.

Abbott earned the highest industry scores across all three areas of economic, environmental and social performance. The company's score of 87 was more than double the average score of 41 for other companies in the industry.

Abbott's continued recognition as an industry leader by the DJSI demonstrates the company's longstanding commitment to strengthen the sustainability of its business operations. One example: the company's ambitious 2020 environmental goals, which aim to help protect the planet while boosting efficiency and reducing costs. Since 2010, Abbott has reduced carbon emissions by 28 percent, water use by 18 percent and waste by 39 percent (all adjusted for sales).

Abbott achieved the top industry scores in 16 of DJSI's 25 specific economic, environmental and social criteria, including innovation management, corporate governance, codes of business conduct, talent attraction and retention, human capital development, supply chain management, customer relationship management, materiality, strategy to improve access to drugs or products, health outcome contribution, risk and crisis management, tax strategy, environmental reporting, operational eco-efficiency, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, and social reporting.  

ABOUT THE DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDICES
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are maintained collaboratively by S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading index providers, and RobecoSAM, an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI). Launched in 1999, the DJSI World represents the gold standard for corporate sustainability and is the first global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on RobecoSAM's analysis of financially material Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors and S&P DJI's robust index methodology. RobecoSAM invited more than 3,400 of the world's largest companies from developed and emerging markets to take part in its annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).

For additional information on the DJSI and the changes to its components numbers, please visit: RobecoSAM's DJSI review page and spindices.com/index-family/esg/djsi.

ABOUT ABBOTT'S APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY
At Abbott, we're working to create a more responsible, sustainable and inclusive business that helps people build better lives and stronger communities around the world. We focus on operating responsibly, preserving healthy living environments, and earning trust by doing the right things, for the long term, for the benefit of everyone who relies on our products and services. Our sustainability work focuses on the areas where opportunities for our business intersect with positive social impact.

In addition to being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 13 years, Abbott has been named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility magazine for nine consecutive years, and also achieved an A- on its CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate Change score, placing the company in the "Leadership" Category. To learn more about Abbott's sustainability initiatives and reporting, please visit www.abbott.com/sustainability.

ABOUT ABBOTT
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world – in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

 

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