Best Workplaces for Giving Back 2018

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salesforce.com
Information Technology
San Francisco, California
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What employees are saying
Salesforce's dedication to Volunteer Time Off and other philanthropic initiatives is unlike anything I've experienced or even heard about at other companies. It is an important part of our culture from top to bottom.
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Bank of America
Financial Services & Insurance
Charlotte, North Carolina
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What employees are saying
The company is constantly looking for ways to contribute to the community. Recently we had a book drive and donated over 450 books to a local community outreach center.
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Cisco
Information Technology
San Jose, California
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What employees are saying
I love the unique week of time off we get to volunteer in the community.That shows that Cisco is committed to being a part of the community and makes me proud to work here.
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Merck & Co., Inc.
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Kenilworth, New Jersey
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What employees are saying
It's great that they encourage you to volunteer during work hours. Volunteering gives you the personal satisfaction of knowing that you're helping out while making you feeling more fulfilled. It makes you a more well-rounded person.
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NVIDIA Corporation
Information Technology
Santa Clara, California
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What employees are saying
Instead of spending money on a Christmas holiday party, we volunteer and help out the local community in our yearly event called Project Inspire. We team up to tackle things like improving local high school classrooms or enhancing playgrounds.
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Deloitte
Professional Services
New York, New York
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What employees are saying
Deloitte invests in being a good member of its community, wherever we are. Impact Day, a day of service, is an amazing keystone event, but community service also is supported and encouraged throughout the year.
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Intuit Inc.
Information Technology
Mountain View, California
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What employees are saying
I'm very proud that one of our values is "We Care and Give Back," this is a genuine value, from the special weeks of service Intuit holds to the fact that we have up to 32 hours a year we can spend on volunteer activities to serve our community.
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AbbVie
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
North Chicago, Illinois
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What employees are saying
AbbVie goes above and beyond to give back to the communities in which its employees work and live, and encourages employees to participate by volunteering (allowing time off to do so).
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Other
Seattle, Washington
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What employees are saying
We have 3:1 matching gifts for employee charitable donations including a new program to honor employee anniversary milestones at 5, 10, 15, 20, etc. years by giving $5,000+ for employees to donate.
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Autodesk, Inc.
Information Technology
San Rafael, California
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What employees are saying
The Autodesk Foundation is unique in my experience, and engages with the community in ways that benefits the community and is consistent with Autodesk's core strategies - it's a model for how corporations can and should add value to the community.
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Dixon Schwabl
Advertising & Marketing
Victor, New York
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What employees are saying
Each year we are given one free day of PTO to volunteer in the community. They also organize group volunteer opportunities based on people's interests quarterly. This has allowed me to get involved in organizations I wouldn't have had a chance to.
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NuStar Energy L.P.
Transportation
San Antonio, Texas
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What employees are saying
The emphasis on giving back to the community is what drew me to NuStar in the first place. There are several opportunities for many different causes at any given time. There is something for everyone!
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Cadence
Electronics
San Jose, California
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What employees are saying
Cadence's desire to help the community and allow employees to take additonal time off to support their local charities demonstrates the company's desire to give back and allow for good work/life balance.
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VMware, Inc.
Information Technology
Palo Alto, California
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What employees are saying
VMWare gives so much back to the community. I've been here 4 months and have already done Habitat for Humanity during work hours and at new hire training we did a charity event assisting the homeless in the Bay Area.
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Patagonia, Inc.
Retail
Ventura, California
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What employees are saying
Environmental activism in every store, opportunities to be involved with grassroots environmental groups. Great support in planning fun and creative events for the community.
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Ultimate Software
Information Technology
WESTON, Florida
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What employees are saying
We do so many charity events, for example at a recent conference we raised money for a hospice care facility that cared for a former employee who recently passed and as a team building activity we all built 100 bikes for Kids in Distress.
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Genentech
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
South San Francisco, California
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What employees are saying
I love how much Genentech cares about giving back to the community. This is one of the reasons why I am so proud to work here. I know that giving back to the community locally as well as globally is one of the values that Genentech keeps at heart.
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Roche Diagnostics Corporation (aka Roche Holdings Inc.)
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Indianapolis, Indiana
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What employees are saying
Roche continually looks for ways to enrich its employees' lives and positively impact the community. Volunteer opportunities abound and Roche's strategic giving is impressive.
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Texas Health Resources, Inc.
Health Care
Arlington, Texas
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What employees are saying
THR is a community focused organization, not just when it comes to healthcare, but about serving the community overall. We have FREE shred day and time off to volunteer with any organization we choose and I can't say enough about that!
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Elevation Church
Other
Matthews, North Carolina
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What employees are saying
I love that what we do changes people's lives and we keep that in front of ourselves constantly. We talk about stories of life change in department meetings, at all-staff meetings and we're encouraged to share them with any volunteer teams we lead.
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Kronos Incorporated
Information Technology
Lowell, Massachusetts
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What employees are saying
Kronos invests in the community. I love it that the company sponsors it and makes it happen; the company isn't just giving people a "volunteer day" each year and leaving it to us to figure out how to spend that day.
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Stryker
Manufacturing & Production
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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What employees are saying
We are encouraged to contribute to making healthcare better as well as making our community better and serving those around us, and we do it as teams and as individuals and certainly more than two days per year in the majority of peoples' cases!
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Veterans United Home Loans
Financial Services & Insurance
Columbia, Missouri
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What employees are saying
How we give back - we give back to the community through volunteer hours to large donations like no other company I have encountered. We also give back to our employees with an outstanding culture of recognition and fun. It truly is unique.
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Workday
Information Technology
Pleasanton, California
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What employees are saying
Workday offers so many opportunities to volunteer and help the community. I've always wanted to do some of these things but always made an excuse. Workday gives you the avenue to do this and encourages it. Working here has made me a better person.
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American Transmission Company
Manufacturing & Production
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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What employees are saying
I very much enjoy the volunteer activities that are encouraged. I feel great personally after volunteering. And I very much appreciate the shared experience it allows me to have with the people that I spend most of my time with 5+ days a week.
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Voya
Financial Services & Insurance
New York, New York
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What employees are saying
The company culture is very community and volunteer oriented. The commitment from senior management to give back to all the communities we do business in is truly amazing and gives employees a great deal of pride.
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Crowe Horwath LLP
Professional Services
Chicago, Illinois
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What employees are saying
I think the atmosphere of giving back to the community sets this company apart. The company goes to great lengths to make sure that each employee has the opportunity to serve their community in any way they can.
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West Monroe Partners
Professional Services
Chicago, Illinois
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What employees are saying
West Monroe Partners provides ample opportunities to give back to the community while rewarding those who do to gain additional PTO. This motivates the employees to be part of the community but in a meaningful way.
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Adobe Systems Incorporated
Information Technology
San Jose, California
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What employees are saying
They have always given back to the communities where we operate. They match employee donations up to $10,000 a year. When really bad things happen in the world, they sometimes will match employee donations 2-1. Hard to beat that.
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Old Navy
Retail
San Francisco, California
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What employees are saying
The amount of community service and volunteering that we do as a brand is amazing. From a store level upward the differences we make in our communities is absolutely amazing, and something I am extremely proud of.
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Baird
Financial Services & Insurance
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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What employees are saying
I love the fact that we have Baird Cares Days and can use them to volunteer in the community. We also have a full week dedicated to giving back to the community. I am also very happy that we have matching contributions for our charitable gifts.
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American Express
Financial Services & Insurance
New York, New York
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What employees are saying
I really appreciate the Serve2gether program. I've been active in my community and I've applied for a grant ($500)from AXP for the last few years for Keep Taylor Beautiful. $500 is a lot of money for a small non-profit that uses 100% volunteer labor!
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Cornerstone OnDemand
Information Technology
Santa Monica, California
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What employees are saying
Cornerstone consistently encourages employees to get involved in the community. I was able to participate in SPARK a mentorship program that pairs us with students in under-served communities to educate them on the benefits staying in school.
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Clif Bar & Co.
Manufacturing & Production
Emeryville, California
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What employees are saying
There are many opportunities to get involved with things I care about. Community service projects are hosted frequently. I can also donate bars or money (matched up to $2K) to an organization of my choice. I love this!
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SAP America
Information Technology
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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What employees are saying
The company also encourages employees in supporting non-work activities. These are typically charitable or community improvement events. These make the employees feel connected to the community, supportive and proud of SAP in its participation.
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Health Care
Atlanta, Georgia
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What employees are saying
Children's is filled with caregivers and volunteers whose efforts provide an overwhelmingly positive atmosphere for patients and parents in their times of greatest weakness. The difference we make in people's lives is visible on their faces.
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Capital One
Financial Services & Insurance
McLean, Virginia
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What employees are saying
I'm excited about the community efforts Capital One has in the community. I love seeing the company I work for take an interest in my city by investing resources in supporting local interests, like recycling and composting through local farms.
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Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Professional Services
New York, New York
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What employees are saying
PwC is a great place to work because it is a company that invests in you and the community and gives you a lot of diverse opportunities to learn and grow as a professional while making a difference in solving problems.
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Synchrony Financial
Financial Services & Insurance
Stamford, Connecticut
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What employees are saying
We have lot of volunteering activities, which gives us an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of many underpriviledged children. I feel this unique trait makes this a great place to work.
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Novo Nordisk Inc.
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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What employees are saying
I've never worked for a company that cared so much about giving back to the community and giving employees time off from work to do that. I've participated in more social giving program in the last two years here, than my 20 year career.
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Cooley LLP
Professional Services
Palo Alto, California
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What employees are saying
There are many opportunities to give back to the community, whether by working with Rebuilding Together, encouraging pro bono work, fundraising for families during Christmas, among many other things!
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Edward Jones
Financial Services & Insurance
St. Louis, Missouri
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What employees are saying
The firm has a HUGE heart and gives back to the community in so many ways: United Way, Junior Achievement, Race for the Cure, LGBT walk, AHA, St Louis Arts, etc. There are many opportunities to get engaged and you are given the time to get involved.
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World Wide Technology, Inc.
Information Technology
St. Louis, Missouri
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What employees are saying
One of the big reasons I came to WWT was because of their commitment to community and giving back. This is something I am committed to personally and I enjoy working for a company who shares the same values.
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EY
Professional Services
New York, New York
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What employees are saying
It's a broader purpose of using what we do as an organization to make the world overall a better place. I believe this purpose unites our people. One specific example is EY Connect Day when everyone spends a day volunteering as a group.
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SAS
Information Technology
Cary, North Carolina
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What employees are saying
Our company demonstrates caring for our earth and community. I feel a sense of pride when I see my company name on exhibits at the state art and science museums. I think the education department contributes strongly toward public school curriculums.
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Baptist Health South Florida
Health Care
Coral Gables, Florida
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What employees are saying
There is a great focus on creating an workforce that is engaged and is able to contribute to its community. At the end of the day, our leaders care that we are able to do a good job and provide great care to our patients.
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Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc.
Construction & Real Estate
San Mateo, California
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What employees are saying
I really enjoy working with my fellow Prometheans and enjoy what I do. With the volunteer programs such as Porch and other events, I feel a sense of satisfaction helping those in need.
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Principal Financial Group
Financial Services & Insurance
Des Moines, Iowa
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What employees are saying
Principal will give their employees Paid Time Off to volunteer with their favorite organizations throughout the year. To me, it doesn't get much better than a company that opts to help you grow as an individual, as a family, and as a community.
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American Fidelity Assurance Company
Financial Services & Insurance
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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What employees are saying
T-shirt days are always popular and our company incorporated a charitable donation with the activity, allowing colleagues to nominate the charities. Blood drives, food drives, and school supply drives are other great ways we help our neighbors.
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Hunton & Williams LLP
Professional Services
Washington, District Of Columbia
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What employees are saying
Hunton is always willing to support employees who want to invest in the community. I felt strongly about supporting the charitable work of a non-profit, and not only did the firm match my contributions, but individual partners gave as well.
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