U.S. workers at FDI firms earn 33% higher wages than the economy-wide average. This global investment helps fuel America’s innovation advantage, supports world-class workforce training programs, helps U.S. small businesses succeed through locally-sourced supply chains, and helps build stronger communities from corporate support and employee engagement. Policymakers should encourage, rather than do anything to discourage, global investment in the United States.
*Statistics above from Global Business Alliance June 2016 Jobs We Need Report
Zurich values its role as both an employer and taxpaying corporation in the U.S. Zurich has been doing business in the U.S. for over 100 years, and is a significant contributor to the American economy. Zurich employs approximately 9,000 people in North America and have offices throughout the U.S. and Canada , including more than 2,000 at its headquarters building, which was awarded the LEED Platinum ® certification, the highest rating possible, for the facility’s environmental sustainability initiatives.