Google and WL Gore named world’s best multinational workplaces 2016


Google, SAS Institute, and WL Gore and Associates are among the organisations that have been recognised as the world’s best multinational workplaces for 2016, showcasing high-performing and inclusive workplace cultures.

The annual list, compiled by Great Place to Work, surveyed 6,000 organisations globally. Organisations are ranked based on their workplace culture, with the results based on an in-depth culture audit and a trust index employee survey, which quizzes staff about their jobs, managers, colleagues, opportunities for training, and work-life balance.

To be eligible, organisations must have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and appear on a minimum of five national Best Workplaces lists.

Google has been named as the World’s Best Multinational Workplace 2016, followed by SAS Institute in second place, and WL Gore and Associates in third place.

The top 10 organisations in the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces 2016 list are:

  1. Google
  2. SAS Institute
  3. W.L Gore and Associates
  4. Dell EMC
  5. Daimler Financial Services
  6. NetApp
  7. Adecco
  8. Autodesk
  9. Belcorp
  10. Falabella

Terri Kelly, chief executive officer at W.L Gore and Associates, said: “We are [an organisation] of passionate associates, creative thinkers and problem solvers with a shared commitment to our organisation’s success.

“We are dedicated to advancing our materials to make the world a better place. And we know that we achieve our strongest results when we live by our shared values to deliver innovative products to our customers.”