ST. PAUL, Minn.--Global science-based company 3M is known for pushing the boundaries of science and innovation with its cutting-edge technologies in multiple industries. Now, it is also being recognized as one of the best places to work around the world. Great Place to Work® and Fortune has announced 3M as one of their 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.
This global recognition considers employees’ assessments of their jobs, managers, coworkers, opportunities for training and support for work/life balance, among other factors. Since 2011, Great Place to Work® has identified the top organizations that create great workplaces in multiple countries in which they operate. From thousands of companies considered as great workplaces, 3M stood out with an impressive 15 national Best Workplace titles around the globe.
“We know investing in a high-trust workplace culture results in distinct, tangible business benefits and provides a fun place to work,” said Marlene McGrath, 3M senior vice president of Human Resources. “Engaged employees are key to driving innovation and making a difference around the world.”
To be considered eligible for the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list, companies must appear on a minimum of five national best workplaces lists that rank organizations based on the results of their Trust Index© employee survey and Culture Audit© assessment. Candidates must have a minimum of 5,000 employees worldwide, and 40% of their workforce must be based outside of the country in which they are headquartered.
“These organizations are well known because their brands appear around the globe. But behind these successful brands are high-trust workplaces where the vast majority of employees feel valued, well treated and that their work makes a difference,” said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work®. “Congratulations to these globally great organizations!”
To see the full list of the World’s Best Multinationals click here.
At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, our 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNewsroom.