Companies across the country are realizing the value of investing strongly in the communities that they call home. Prudential, a national insurance company founded in Newark, is a leader in this area. Not only do they invest in Newark via grant funding resources, they also invest in Newark through strategic partnerships with anchor institutions.
Lata N. Reddy, Senior VP of Diversity, Inclusion & Impact, recently noted that doing CSR (corporate social responsibility) work is not about how a company spends its money, it is about how it earns that money. One powerful strategic decision that the company made was choosing to stay in Newark. They also follow a "three pronged" approach by making an effort to hire, buy and and live local whenever possible. Click here to read more.