Sustainability Stories

| January 17, 2020
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Aggregated from JUST Capital:

Delta plans to pay out $1.6 billion in profit sharing to its employees this year, marking the 6th year it has paid more than $1 billion back to its workers. – Kavya Vaghul

Taco Bell, a Yum Brands company (and typically one of the lowest-performing for workers), announces that they are testing out $100K salaries in certain locations in order to attract and retain talent. – Kavya Vaghul

Caterpillar, Raytheon, and other manufacturers are adding new perks to attract more talent, including raises, signing bonuses, and relocation assistance. – Steffen Bixby

Jet Blue announces it will go completely carbon-neutral on all U.S. flights, a first in its industry; PepsiCo announces that it will transition to 100% renewable energy; and Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 2030 AND remove all the carbon the company has emitted since 1975 by 2050. – Polly Tao

As part of its Volunteer Incentive Program, Verizon extends $750 in grant funding to any nonprofit where its employees volunteer more than 50 hours during the year. – Sarah Vieux

BlackRock commits to making future investment decisions with environmental sustainability as a core goal, and will be pushing other companies to follow suit. – Polly Tao

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