The Week of Possibilities initiative is the company’s signature
annual volunteering and community support programme. In 2019, it
involved more than 9,000 employees in 50+ countries coming together to
make a difference in their respective communities around the world.
Locally, AbbVie joined forces with the national volunteer
development agency Volunteer Ireland to implement Week of
Possibilities projects in three communities where the company has a
Employees from AbbVie’s five sites in Cork, Dublin and Sligo joined
forces to undertake work that helped transform science education.
In total more than 250 AbbVie employees volunteered 1,200+ hours
across a single week to help make a remarkable impact for students of
St Mary’s High School, Midleton, Cork; Holy Cross College, Finglas,
west Dublin; and Ballinode Community College, Sligo.
This project was judged to be the best CSR programme by any
pharmaceutical company in Ireland at the 2016 Pharma Industry