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50 Companies That Care

From building homes for veterans to adopting needy schools and making pay equality a reality, these companies prove that doing good really does pay off
Salesforce employees celebrate pay equality. Says CEO Marc Benioff: “We decided to look at every job, division and department to ensure that we had equal pay.”

Whether their business is healthcare or hospitality, telecom or technology, the firms on People’s second annual list of the 50 Companies That Care show once again that the true measure of corporate success comes with doing well—and doing good—at the same time. In partnership with the research firm Great Place to Work, we surveyed 1,000 companies across the U.S. to find those that best demonstrate support for their communities, compassion for employees and caring for the world at large. Says Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani (#39): “This way of business where companies focus on people—not just profits—to make the world better should be at the heart of every modern company.”

1 / Salesforce

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2 / Deloitte

The world’s largest professional-services company takes a global approach to social problems, dispatching its employees to programs here (a homeless shelter in Atlanta, for one) and abroad (a remote school in the Thai jungle).

3 / Ultimate Software

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4 / COMCAST NBC UNIVERSAL

The media and technology giant has made an outsize commitment to those who serve, delivering on its promise to hire 10,000 veterans, National Guard and Reserve members and military spouses by the end of 2017.

COMCAST EMPLOYEE AND NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER KYLE WOODARD

5 / Edward Jones

Employees at this St. Louis financial-services firm get extended family leave and, when it comes to personal emergencies that

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