For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® ranking by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.
We’re extremely proud of this recognition. As a purpose driven, human-centered firm, our key focus is understanding what our colleagues truly value so that we sustain a place of belonging where we welcome, respect and value different ideas. Now in our Centennial year, we are even more intentional about communicating the core principles on which our firm was founded,” said Kristin Johnson, Chief Transformation and Human Resources Officer. “True to our purpose of partnering for positive impact, we are focused on our associate and leader behaviors that support the five culture mindsets of Leadership, Place of Belonging, Continuous Learning, Effective Decision Making, and Growing our Impact that will carry us forward into our next 100 years.”
The Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For award is based on responses from more than 4.5 million current U.S. employees working at Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organizations. Survey statements collectively describe a great associate experience, defined as high levels of trust, respect, credibility, fairness, pride and camaraderie. Additionally, Great Place to Work measured the differences in survey responses across demographic groups and roles within each organization to ensure that the company is creating a great workplace for all.
“We are focused on our associate and leader behaviors that support the five culture mindsets of Leadership, Place of Belonging, Continuous Learning, Effective Decision Making, and Growing our Impact that will carry us forward into our next 100 years.”
-Kristin Johnson, Chief Transformation and Human Resources Officer
Edward Jones recently released its fourth-annual Purpose, Inclusion and Citizenship Report, “Partnering for Positive Impact.” The report showcases the firm’s year-end 2021 achievements and how it works together to improve the lives of its clients and colleagues, and together, better its communities and society. In 2021, the firm furthered a place of belonging for its associates and advanced its diverse representation goals, educated more than 175,000 individuals through its Financial Fitness program and donated more than $26 million to 259 organizations through corporate, Edward Jones Foundation and philanthropic giving.
In 2022, Edward Jones also was named to Fortune magazine’s 2022 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies and, in 2021, was ranked as a Best Workplace in the Financial Services and Insurance Industry. “Best Companies’ leadership has never been more necessary,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work®. “As workers struggle with the Great Resignation, burnout and covid disruptions, these exceptional companies offer workplace experiences as strong as prior to the pandemic. These companies get that ‘place’ is wherever their employees are sitting or standing, and they are committed to make that place equitable, safe and productive. Their commitment to genuinely care for their people through trust, inclusion, purpose and meaningful flexibility for life circumstances goes beyond surface-level perks and is a model for the market to follow.