The best workplaces in the world have risen to the challenges of 2020 in truly amazing ways by putting their people first.
These companies have the highest levels of trust and most inclusive cultures in the world.
They not only survived 2020, but have seized the opportunity to become better—to courageously connect in new ways, to deepen their commitment to their communities, and to get creative in how they care for their people.
As millions of workers worldwide went remote, demand for Cisco’s collaboration technology tripled.
Employees worked around the clock to provide those critical connections for teams, and Cisco leaders dared to trust clients with new lines of credit.
The courage continued as Cisco’s leaders faced the racial reckoning with bravely creating space for tough, yet supportive conversations.
When the pandemic struck and commerce all but ground to a halt, DHL Express continued to deliver on its promises to employees, customers and our global society.
By safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of its people and using the health crisis as a reason to double down on its mission to improve lives, the world’s most global organization deepened its commitment to community.
The hotel industry was devastated by Covid-19.
But even as it laid off and furloughed workers, Hilton’s leaders came up with novel ways to support employees and help them land jobs elsewhere. It also got creative about using empty hotel rooms to house medical professionals on the pandemic frontlines.
Throughout the crisis, Hilton has innovated to live up to its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company.
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To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.
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The Best Workplaces in Asia List
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions with the publication of the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:
To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. For the 2021 Asia List, companies ranked on the national list in the Philippines will also be included. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements:
Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.