Wednesday, 11 January 2023 08:01

Hasbro Named One of America’s "Most JUST Companies" by JUST Capital and CNBC

Written by BUSINESS WIRE
Hasbro Named One of America’s "Most JUST Companies" by JUST Capital and CNBC HASBRO

Wizards of the Coast parent company, Hasbro, Inc., a global branded entertainment leader, was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by nonprofit JUST Capital, along with media partner CNBC, marking the latest recognition for the company’s commitment to using its business as a force for good. The Rankings are the only comprehensive evaluation of how the nation’s largest corporations perform on the issues that matter most to Americans today across five stakeholders: workers, communities, customers, shareholders & governance, and the environment.

In the 2023 Rankings, Hasbro is ranked first in the Household & Leisure Goods industry, leading the way for the company’s dedication to prioritizing advancements in worker health and safety, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts. Hasbro is noted as a strong performer in ethical leadership and accountability to stakeholders, rooted in the company’s Purpose to create joy and community for all people around the world, one game, one toy, one story at a time.

“We’re honored to be named one of America’s Most JUST Companies and to rank as the #1 company in our industry this year,” said Kathrin Belliveau, EVP & Chief Purpose Officer, Hasbro. “As we embark on the company’s 100th anniversary in 2023, Hasbro’s belief in doing well by doing good is stronger than ever. By creating joy and community around the world, we aspire to leave the world a better place than we found it.”

Hasbro was also ranked in the top 115 overall among more than 950 of the largest U.S.-based corporations.

“There has never been a more important time for businesses to step up, do right by their workers, and restore trust in capitalism and the American Dream,” said JUST Capital CEO Martin Whittaker. “This year’s JUST leaders demonstrate that just business truly is better business.”

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.

A comprehensive interactive ranking and benchmarking platform is available at justcapital.com/rankings.