We follow this select group of listed companies since they offer an up-to-date snapshot of the corporate pension industry, and they help set the stage for the future. Their approach to benefit, funding and investment strategy trailblazed much of what we are seeing in the broader industry. They tend to have the scale and resources to innovate and think creatively, setting trends that many other DB sponsors will eventually follow.

This paper reports the findings from the following companies DB plan contributions:
  1. 3M
  2. AT&T
  3. Boeing
  4. Corteva
  5. Dow Chemical
  6. Exxon Mobil
  7. FedEx
  8. Ford Motor
  9. General Electric
  10. General Motors

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  1. Honeywell International
  2. IBM
  3. Johnson & Johnson
  4. Lockheed Martin
  5. Northrop Grumman
  6. Pfizer
  7. Raytheon Technologies
  8. United Parcel Service
  9. Verizon Communications