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.
#1 - Cisco
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.
#2 - DHL Express
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.
#3 - Hilton
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.