Edward Jones announced the release of its third annual Purpose, Inclusion and Citizenship Report, “Deeply Invested.” The report details the firm’s 2020 accomplishments to improve the lives of its clients, associates and communities, along with investments to positively influence society, become more environmentally responsible and support causes that matter to its clients and communities.
“It is with deliberate intent that we strive to create opportunities for our internal and external stakeholders, and as we look ahead to our next 100 years, we seek to ensure each action drives measurable impact.”
-Kristin Johnson, Chief Human Resource Officer and Chief Transformation Officer
The report highlights key initiatives including the firm’s strategic alliance with the Alzheimer’s Association and forward-looking plans, including an anticipated $150 million in philanthropic contributions to hundreds of causes across the United States and Canada before the end of 2025. The report also features the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion business focus, as well as the work of the Edward D. Jones’ Foundation, sustainability, community, and citizenship areas.
“This report is a tangible demonstration of Edward Jones’ purpose and culture in action in the communities we serve,” said Edward Jones Chief Human Resource Officer and Chief Transformation Officer Kristin Johnson. “Being purpose-driven means working together across our 7 million clients, our 50,000 associates and the thousands of communities across North America, to serve the needs of others and make the world a better place. It is with deliberate intent that we strive to create opportunities for our internal and external stakeholders, and as we look ahead to our next 100 years, we seek to ensure each action drives measurable impact.”
To learn more, please download the full version of our annual Purpose, Inclusion and Citizen Report.