|In Great Place to Work’s 20th Anniversary Year, SAS Institute Tops the List of the 25 Companies |
SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, November 14th 2012 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Great Place to Work®, a global research, consulting and training firm announced its second annual Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List at a gala awards ceremony at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. SAS Institute topped the list at no. 1, followed by Google, NetApp, Kimberly Clark, and Microsoft rounding out the top five. In addition, Marriott, Federal Express, W.L. Gore & Associates, Diageo and Autodesk took honors in the top 10.
In conjunction with the announcement of this list, Great Place to Work® also celebrates the 20th anniversary of its founding – marking 20 years of helping companies to foster a dynamic, trust-based workplace. Supporting the awards ceremony, where the 25 companies received their awards, was the Great Place to Work® Presenting Sponsor Nespresso.
Since launching the first best workplaces lists in partnership with FORTUNE magazine in the United States and Exame in Brazil in 1997, Great Place to Work® now recognizes leading workplaces in more than 45 countries in six continents. The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List is an integrated look at survey data from employees and managers from thousands of companies across the world; making it the largest global annual study of workplace excellence.
"The global companies featured on this year’s list are committed to creating workplaces that foster trust, pride and camaraderie amongst their employees,” said Susan Lucas-Conwell, Global CEO of Great Place to Work®, "These companies understand that a workplace centered around a culture of trust-based relationships generates positive business results. We wholeheartedly congratulate each and every one of these companies on establishing themselves as one of the 25 best workplaces in the world.”
To view the entire World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list, please visit http://www.greatplacetowork.net/worlds-best-multinationals/the-list
For more information about Great Place to Work®, please visit www.greatplacetowork.net.
About Great Place to Work®:
Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profits and government agencies in more than 45 countries on all six continents.
About the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List:
The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the best 25 global companies in terms of workplace culture. Qualifying companies must have appeared on at least five national Great Place to Work lists, have at least 5,500 employees worldwide, and at least 40 percent of their global workforce must work outside of the company’s home country.
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