U.S. stone, sand & gravel leader Vulcan Materials Co. was recently named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2024 by Newsweek, and included in the American Opportunity Index, which measures how well large companies invest in their human talent to drive business performance and individual employee growth. “Our company has an intentional focus on operating The Vulcan Way – doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time,” says Chairman Tom Hill. “These recognitions highlight the meaningful contributions of our employees, our commitment to responsible operations, and the success of durable growth strategies which deliver value to our customers, communities, and shareholders.”
Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies 2024 study was developed with a holistic view of corporate responsibility and sustainability, he adds. Evaluation criteria spanned corporate social responsibility quantitative data and overall company reputation. The American Opportunity Index methodology included an analysis of hiring, pay, promotion, fairness, and culture.