No. 2 on the Great Place to Work Institute’s global list, SAS’
work environment fuels innovation, great software
CARY, NC (Oct. 22, 2013) ? Business analytics leader SAS
remains on the Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list from Great Place to Work,
claiming the No. 2 spot. It’s the third year SAS has been on the list,
underscoring the company’s continued focus on creating a global work environment
that inspires and energizes employees.
“Being on this list validates the hard work and effort
SAS employees put into their jobs every day,” said SAS CEO Jim Goodnight. “We
have a work environment that allows people to do their best without unnecessary
distractions so that they can be more creative and productive. It’s one way we
ensure we are delivering innovative software solutions to our customers. SAS
employees are inspired by the global impact of our products and the importance
of their contributions, no matter what role they play or where they are
Last year, SAS ranked No. 1 on the World’s Best
Multinational Workplaces list and No. 2 on the U.S. list. So far in 2013, three
SAS offices in Greece, the Netherlands and Switzerland have been ranked No. 1.
SAS has also been among the top workplaces recognized by Great Place to Work in
Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico,
Norway, Poland and Portugal and Spain. In addition, it has been ranked No. 4 as
a great place to work in Europe. The Great Place to Work Institute has recognized SAS
many times since the organization was founded to identify companies that have
created great workplaces.
According to Martha Wilkes, a SAS Software Development
Manager: “At SAS, we’re encouraged to do whatever we need to do to create
awesome software. You can have great insights about software design come to you
at any moment thanks to our work environment. We’ve got the necessary tools, the
right people and the support to focus on solving problems ? all while being
surrounded by artwork and scenery that energize and inspire us.”
To be eligible, companies must appear on five or more
national Great Place to Work lists in the past year and have more than 5,000
employees worldwide, with at least 40 percent working outside the company’s home
country. Companies on the World’s
Best Multinational Workplaces list are rated by their employees to be among
the best companies, and have excellent HR policies and practices that support a
culture of trust.
About Great Place to Work Institute
Great Place to Work?, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global
research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create
and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace
cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and
government agencies in almost 50 countries.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the
largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through
innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 65,000 sites improve
performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS
has been giving customers around the world The Power to
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