To select the list, Great Place to Work considers organizations policies regarding paid time off for volunteering and the extent to which they contribute generously to community and charitable causes through corporate donations and employee fund-matching programs. Final rankings are primarily based on employees' own feedback on over 50 survey questions, with special emphasis on their connection to the organizations community impact. Rankings reward organizations where not only the majority of their employees are proud of their community involvement, but these experiences are widely shared within the organization, regardless of who they are or what they do in the organization. Results take into account the complexity of the employee population and performance relative to peers.
Best Workplaces for Giving Back 2017
Employees who had a positive experience of giving back at work were four times more likely to say their teams were willing to give extra to get the job done.