CINCINNATI—For a second consecutive year, Fifth Third was named to the JUST 100 list, part of JUST Capital and CNBC’s 2024 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies.
Fifth Third was ranked fifth among the banks evaluated and 45th on the JUST 100 list—937 companies were assessed. Inclusion in the JUST 100 is a recognition of the Bank’s commitment to its employees, customers, communities, planet and shareholders.
"I am proud Fifth Third is again being recognized by JUST Capital as a leader on issues that matter to our stakeholders," said Tim Spence, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Fifth Third. "Over our 165-year history, we’ve focused on doing the right thing when it comes to our shareholders, customers, communities and one another."
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.
Compared to their Russell 1000 peers, companies in the JUST 100 on average:
- Pay 11.8 percentage points more of their workers a family sustaining living wage (78.3%).
- Provide 7.2 more hours of career development training per employee.
- Offer 2 more weeks of paid parental leave for both primary caregivers and secondary caregivers.
- Intake 99% less water per revenue dollar.
- Emitted 42% less metric tons of CO2 per revenue dollar.
- Used 29.6 percentage points more renewable energy as a proportion of their total energy use.
- Have a 4% higher profit margin, 2.9% higher return on equity, and 1.2% higher dividend yield.
View the full 2024 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies and JUST 100 List here.
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third is a bank that’s as long on innovation as it is on history. Since 1858, we’ve been helping individuals, families, businesses and communities grow through smart financial services that improve lives. Our list of firsts is extensive, and it’s one that continues to expand as we explore the intersection of tech-driven innovation, dedicated people and focused community impact. Fifth Third is one of the few U.S.-based banks to have been named among Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies® for several years. With a commitment to taking care of our customers, employees, communities and shareholders, our goal is not only to be the nation’s highest performing regional bank, but to be the bank people most value and trust.
Fifth Third Bank, National Association, is a federally chartered institution. Fifth Third Bancorp is the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, and its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com.
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About JUST Capital
The mission of JUST Capital, an independent nonprofit, is to demonstrate how just business—defined by the priorities of the public—is better business. Our goal is to help companies create value for all their stakeholders—their workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders—by focusing on the issues that matter most to Americans. To date, we’ve polled more than 170,000 Americans on the issues they believe companies should prioritize when it comes to just business behavior, and those insights guide our work. We believe that business and markets can and must be a force for the greater good and that by shifting the resources of the $21.6 trillion private sector, we can drive competition to build a better future for all. Our research, rankings, indexes, initiatives, and new offerings like the JUST Jobs Scorecard help track, analyze, incentivize, and scale corporate stakeholder performance. 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.