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Highlights from Pearson

We maintained our position as Global Leader in our sector (Media) in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the third year running. Dow Jones sustainability indexes logo In the US, Pearson was included on the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers’ list for the ninth time in ten years, assessed on factors such as benefits, women’s issues and advancement, child care, flexible work and company culture. Working Mother logo
We were again honoured – for the second time in three years – with the Cause Marketing Forum’s Halo Award for Best Cause Marketing Event 2009, recognition of Jumpstart’s 2008 Read for the Record campaign. Read and record Jumpstart logo We have been included in the FTSE4Good indices since their inception. FTSE4Good logo
We were awarded the Opportunity Now FTSE Executive Women Award 2009 for employing the most female executives. Opportunity Now, part of Business in the Community, is the foremost UK benchmark for gender equality, diversity and inclusion. Pearson also claimed top place in a landmark study on gender balance and equal opportunities in the FTSE 350 index, commissioned by The Observer, a major UK Sunday newspaper. Opportunity now logo