Akamai ranked #1 for all internet companies in
key categories of 'Workers' and 'Environment'
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 10,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: AKAM), the cloud company that powers and protects life
online, was named one of America's Most JUST Companies for 2023,
according to CNBC and JUST Capital, a corporate measurement
platform for the stakeholder economy. Akamai's inclusion on the
JUST 100 is its sixth year in a row of recognition for its
commitment to serving workers, customers, communities, the
environment, and shareholders. This year Akamai was ranked #2
of all internet companies and #1 in both the 'workers' and
'environment' categories for its industry.
For the annual rankings, JUST Capital collects and analyzes
corporate data to evaluate the 1,000 largest public U.S. companies
across 20 issues identified through comprehensive, ongoing public
opinion research on Americans' attitudes toward responsible
corporate behavior. JUST Capital has engaged more than 160,000
participants, on a fully representative basis, since 2015.
"Akamai is committed to powering and protecting life online.
That same commitment extends to respecting employees, customers,
communities, and the environment," said Mike Mattera, director, corporate sustainability
and ESG officer, Akamai Technologies. "Akamai is dedicated to
finding ways to be more efficient, more sustainable, and more
responsible for everything we do. When we do right by all of our
company's stakeholders, we are best positioned for long-term
JUST evaluated 951 companies across five stakeholders, twenty
issues, and 245 raw data points to produce the 2023 Rankings,
including the JUST 100 and industry leader lists. JUST Capital, in
partnership with CNBC, evaluates and celebrates U.S. corporations
that outperform on the issues that matter most to the American
public – such as creating jobs in the U.S., paying a fair, living
wage, prioritizing accountability to all stakeholders, protecting
worker health and safety, providing benefits and work-life balance,
cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, producing
sustainable products, and protecting customer privacy.
CNBC will delve into the data, highlighting company-specific
results and showcasing key stakeholder performance stories about
this year's JUST 100 leaders across the network's broadcast and
digital platforms at cnbc.com/just100. A comprehensive interactive
ranking and benchmarking platform is available at
About JUST Capital
JUST Capital is an independent nonprofit dedicated to measuring
and improving corporate stakeholder performance – from fair wages
to workforce diversity to climate commitments – at America's
largest public companies. Its mission is to tackle the most
pressing social challenges of our time by galvanizing the
collective power of corporate America. JUST believe that business
and markets can and must be a greater force for good, and that by
shifting the resources of the $19
trillion private sector, they can address systemic issues at
scale. Guided by the priorities of the public, their research,
rankings, indexes, and data-driven tools help deliver on the
promise of stakeholder capitalism and an economy that works for all
Americans. JUST Capital publishes the annual list of America's Most
JUST Companies, the JUST 100, in partnership with CNBC. To learn
more, visit: www.JUSTCapital.com.
Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies
worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital
experiences — helping billions of people live, work, and play every
day. With the world's most distributed compute platform — from
cloud to edge — we make it easy for customers to develop and run
applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats
farther away. Learn more about Akamai's security, compute, and
delivery solutions at akamai.com and akamai.com/blog, or follow
Akamai Technologies on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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