PHOENIX, September 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been certified Great Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year, and for the first time, the company has been named one of the 2021 PEOPLE Companies that Care by Great Place to Work magazine and PEOPLE.
Great Place to Work is the global authority on corporate culture, employee experience and leadership behaviors proven to generate peak revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. Less than 1,000 companies in the United States are certified by the organization. Published by PEOPLE, the Companies that Care list highlights the best American companies that have succeeded in business while demonstrating exceptional respect, care and concern for their employees, communities and the environment. .
âRepublic Services is a place where the best people come to work and realize their potential,â said Jon Vander Ark, President and CEO. âWe pride ourselves on recognition based on direct feedback from our employees, as it demonstrates our collective commitment to serving customers, our communities and our team members. “
Eighty percent of Republic employees rated the company as a great place to work during the two-week survey period. This compares to 59% of employees in a typical American business, according to Great Place to Work. Additionally, 88% of Republic employees felt welcomed when they joined the company, and 84% are proud of their accomplishments within the company.
Republic Services is focused on maintaining a corporate culture that strongly values ââemployee engagement and invests in meaningful employment practices that make it an employer of choice. The Company prides itself on its inclusive culture and continues to take bold steps to attract, hire and retain talented people from all backgrounds.
Throughout 2020, Republic has emphasized the importance of taking care of local teams in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company launched Committed to Serve, a program of nearly $ 35 million initiative which included weekly independent restaurant meals in local communities for employees and their families, gift cards for employees to be spent locally, funding for small business revitalization through the Republic Services Charitable Foundation and cash rewards to the frontline team.
Republic was appointed to Barron’s 100 most sustainable companies and fortune The world’s most admired companies rankings for 2021. The Company has received other notable accolades, including inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the fifth consecutive year and 3BL Media’s 100 best corporate citizens for 2021.
For more information on Republic’s commitment to communities, employees and the environment, see the Sustainable development report 2020. Those interested in starting their career in Republic Services can explore the opportunities at RepublicServices.jobs.
About the services of the Republic
Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the US environmental services industry. Through its subsidiaries, the Company offers a superior customer experience while promoting a sustainable blue planetÂ® for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. For more information visit RepublicServices.com, or follow us on Facebook.com/RepublicServices, @RepublicService on Twitter or Republic Services on LinkedIn.
About Great Place to WorkÂ®
Great Place to WorkÂ® is the global authority on corporate culture. Since 1992, they’ve surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and have used that in-depth knowledge to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform enables executives to get the feedback, real-time reports and information they need to make data-driven decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All â¢. Learn more about greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About the PEOPLE Companies that careÂ®
Great Place to WorkÂ® has selected companies that careÂ® by collating and analyzing responses to confidential surveys from over 5 million employees of Great Place to Work-Certified â¢ organizations. Company rankings are derived from 60 questions on employee experience in the Great Place to Work Trust Index â¢ survey. Read the full methodology.
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