AT&T Ranks #8 on Most JUST Companies List
AT&T is #8 overall and #1 in telecom on the JUST 100 ranking of America’s best corporate citizens. It’s our fourth straight year on the top 100 list by JUST Capital and Forbes.
WHY DOES THIS MATTER?
AT&T’s success is tied to the strength of our people and communities.
The ranking reflects results from a comprehensive survey of the public we serve. It recognizes the hard work and investments that AT&T, our employees and partners are committed to continue, particularly in the areas of communities, customers and environment, where we ranked #1 in our industry.
INVESTING IN OUR COMMUNITIES
AT&T’s efforts to enrich our customers’ personal lives and make their communities and businesses more successful include:
- AT&T Believes, our localized effort to create positive change in our communities. The work harnesses our employees’ engagement, supports it with company resources and joins with local collaborators to drive impact. AT&T Believes markets have focused on needs such as building job skills, homelessness, access to education and careers, among other community needs.
- AT&T Aspire provides access to education and training people need to get and keep good jobs. Since 2008, we’ve committed $600 million in programs to help millions of students in all 50 states and around the world.
- Our recently announced commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035 across our entire business and other efforts to create a better, more environmentally sustainable future using our scale and technology.
- Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is rooted in our core value of being there when people need us. We’re supporting first responders and medical personnel, teachers, parents and communities. Our initiatives include a $10-million Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund and a $10-million commitment to Black and underserved communities.
The annual rankings from JUST Capital and Forbes evaluate the 1,000 largest public U.S. companies across 19 issues, identified through the most comprehensive surveys ever conducted on public attitudes toward responsible corporate behavior, engaging 4,469 American respondents in 2020 and over 110,000 total participants over the past seven years.