May 29, 2020
At a Glance
We’re bringing together America’s largest companies in a shared commitment to embracing business values and practices that prioritize the economic well-being and mobility of their people. Join us to #RecoverStronger.
COVID-19 brought on an extraordinary public health crisis with devastating economic consequences. It simultaneously magnified long standing racial disparities, and accelerated our nation’s collective awareness of racial injustice and inequity.
This time of social and economic reckoning has upended many of the talent management systems and norms we know, and in doing so has created a monumental opportunity for positive change. Now is the time for visionary corporate leaders to reimagine and rebuild corporate talent practices in a way that emphasizes equity, puts people at the center of business strategy, and creates widespread economic mobility, particularly for those who have been disproportionately negatively impacted by the effects of COVID-19—people who are more likely to be Black and Latinx and possibly living in poverty.
JFF established Recover Stronger to respond to this unprecedented moment. Recover Stronger is mobilizing Impact Employers to help our country rebound, rebuild, and thrive following this time of crisis.
It will spur awareness and engagement through a shared commitment to prioritizing people-centered practices, giving companies resources and a community of support to help them take action.
Our Recover Stronger Corporate Coalition is leading the way by adopting and implementing sustainable talent practices that increase career opportunity and mobility for their people. Recover Stronger aims to recognize and reward the sustained efforts of our Corporate Coalition companies while simultaneously growing the percentage of companies actively working to become Impact Employers and Coalition members during the recovery period and beyond.
“As a coalition of leading businesses that play a critical role in fueling the American economy, we recognize our opportunity and responsibility to help this country recover from our current humanitarian and economic crisis and rebuild our economy and communities so that they are stronger than they were before.
We know that the success of our business is tightly tethered to the success of our people and our communities. This recovery period is a critical time, and the decisions we make now to prioritize people-centered practices in our business will determine our nation’s collective future.
As we each begin our unique journey of recovery, we’ll ensure that our people remain at the center of not only our operations, but also our values, our mission, and our purpose. In doing so, we’ll make sure we build back better, and stronger, than before.”