St. Louis, MO – March 9, 2017 – World Wide Technology (WWT), a leading integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations, is one of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Places to Work® and Fortune. This is the sixth consecutive year that WWT has appeared on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
WWT ranked 40 on the list, which is based on employee ratings of their workplace culture, including the level of trust they feel towards leaders, the pride they take in their jobs and the camaraderie they experience with co-workers.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2017 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.
“We are incredibly proud to have earned a place on the Fortune 100 Best list this year,” said Ann Marr, Vice President of Human Resources for WWT. “Inclusion on this list is reflective and validates WWT’s ambition to distinguish itself by creating a great place to work for employees that’s inclusive, respectful and promotes a culture of innovation as one of our top business strategies.”
“Congratulations to the 2017 100 Best,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These leading companies are at the vanguard of a new business frontier, where organizations know they have to develop the full human potential of all their employees. They are working to build Great Places to Work For All, which are better for business, better for people and better for the world.”
This recognition is the latest in a series of acknowledgements for the company. WWT was previously ranked 7th among large companies in the 2017 Best Workplace in Technology list by Great Place to Work and Fortune, and it placed 5th on Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Work.
In conjunction with the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Great Place to Work also has produced a report predicting the future of workplace culture based on research into the 100 Best. To download the report, click here.
To see the full list of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, click here (PLS ADD URL). To see the schedule for all Great Place to Work Best Workplace lists and more information on how to apply, visit Great Place to Work’s website.
About World Wide Technology:
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with more than $9 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 4,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more, visit www.wwt.com.
About The Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For®
To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, each year Fortune partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America. The ranking is based on feedback from more than 232,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ companies with more than 1,000 employees.
Winning a spot on this list indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a great place to work for employees – measured and ranked through our analysis of the results of our Trust Index© survey and Culture Audit© questionnaire.
Through the Trust Index©, employees anonymously assess their workplace, including the honesty and quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees’ personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of 5% or less. Companies’ results on the Trust Index© survey are compared to peer organizations of like size and complexity. The Culture Audit© includes detailed questions about benefits, programs and practices.
To be considered for our Best Workplaces lists, companies must become Great Place to Work-Certified™. Details are available at https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certification
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries. Great Place to Work® provides executive advisory and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in over 50 countries across six continents.
Anthony Suarez, North of Nine Communications for WWT