Vulcan, Summit among Newsweek’s ‘responsible companies’

By |  December 7, 2023

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Several aggregate producers appear on Newsweek’s annual list of “America’s Most Responsible Companies 2024,” including the nation’s largest aggregate-producing company and several other public companies.

Vulcan Materials cracked Newsweek’s top 600, appearing at No. 564.

“Our company has an intentional focus on operating The Vulcan Way – doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time,” says Tom Hill, chairman and CEO of Vulcan Materials. “These recognitions highlight the meaningful contributions of our employees, our commitment to responsible operations and the success of our durable growth strategies which deliver value to our customers, communities and shareholders.”

Other aggregate producers to appear on the Newsweek list are Summit Materials (No. 266), U.S. Silica (No. 347) and Arcosa (No. 545).

Several manufacturers and technology providers serving the aggregate industry appear on the Newsweek list, as well. Xylem, a global water technology provider that helps customers solve water challenges, is No. 2 on the list. John Deere (No. 128), Mettler-Toledo International (No. 161), Terex Corp. (No. 329), Applied Industrial Technologies (No. 516) and Trimble (No. 535) also made the cut.

According to Newsweek, the ranking of “America’s Most Responsible Companies 2024” focuses on a holistic view of corporate responsibility that considers all three pillars of corporate social responsibility: environment, social and corporate governance. Newsweek partnered with global research and data firm Statista for the annual list.

To view the complete Newsweek list, click here.

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