Pearson Named to FORTUNE Change the World List of Most Admired Companies

HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pearson, the world’s learning company, today announced its inclusion on the 2020 FORTUNE “Change the World” list. FORTUNE’s annual “Change the World” list is intended to showcase the power of capitalism to improve the human condition by identifying companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations. 

Pearson was selected for its work offering the GED high school equivalency credential across the globe, its recent social bond that raised funds to support Connections Academy virtual schools and other programs that support disadvantaged learners, and its work to expand access to the BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) vocational qualification certification for women in Africa.

“Pearson’s purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning and a key factor to achieve this is integrating a comprehensive social impact plan into our business

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