Companies Giving Back #109


“Gratitude begins in our hearts and then dovetails into behavior. It almost always makes you willing to be of service, which is where the joy resides.”

Anne Lamott, Help Thanks Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

I came across this article in regards to companies who enforce “giving back”…AND I just had to share: 


The 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back in 2018

Increasingly, employees are asking for more from companies than just a paycheck and an ID badgethey want to know their work has a positive impact.

Fortune (fortune.compartner Great Place to Work combed through hundreds of thousands of employee surveys to compile the following list of the U.S. companies that workers say are doing the best job at making a difference.  ❤

  1.   Salesforce (Information Technology)
  2.   Bank of America (Financial Services & Insurance)
  3.   Cisco (Information Tech.)
  4.   Merck (Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals)
  5.   Nvidia (Information Tech.)
  6.   Deloitte (Professional Services)
  7.   Intuit (Information Tech.)
  8.   AbbVie (Biotechnology & Pharm.)
  9.   Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Non-profit philanthropic organization)
  10.  Autodesk (Information Tech.)
  11.  Dixon Schwabl (Advertising & Marketing)
  12.  NuStar Energy (Transportation)
  13.  Cadence (Electronics)
  14.  VMware (Information Tech.)
  15.  Patagonia (Retail)
  16.  Ultimate Software (Information Tech.)
  17.  Genentech (Biotechnology & Pharm.)
  18.  Roche Diagnostics (Biotechnology & Pharm.)
  19.  Texas Health Resources (Health Care)
  20.  Elevation Church (Growth & Community/Non-profit Organization)
  21.  Kronos (Information Tech.)
  22.  Stryker (Manufacturing & Production)
  23.  Veterans United Home Loans (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  24.  Workday (Information Tech.)
  25.  American Transmission Company (Manufacturing & Production)
  26.  Voya Financial (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  27.  Crowe Horwath (Professional Svc.)
  28.  West Monroe Partners (Professional Svc.)
  29.  Adobe Systems (Information Tech.)
  30.  Old Navy (Retail)
  31.  Baird (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  32.  American Express (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  33.  Cornerstone OnDemand (Information Tech.)
  34.  Clif Bar & Company (Manufacturing & Production)
  35.  SAP America (Information Tech.)
  36.  Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Health Care)
  37.  Capital One Financial (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  38.  PricewaterhouseCoopers (Professional Svc.)
  39.  Synchrony Financials (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  40.  Novo Nordisk (Biotechnology & Pharm.)
  41.  Cooley (Professional Svc.)
  42.  Edward Jones (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  43.  World Wide Technology (Information Tech.)
  44.  Ernst & Young (Professional Svc.)
  45.  SAS Institute (Information Tech.)
  46.  Baptist Health South Florida (Health Care)
  47.  Prometheus Real Estate Group (Construction & Real Estate)
  48.  Principal (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  49.  American Fidelity Assurance Company (Financial Svc. & Insurance)
  50.  Hunton & Williams (Professional Svc.)

For more information about these companies, or to read positive feedback from employees who work at these establishments and the benefits offered to them and their communities click on the link below:


“Giving back is where you give, and then nothing happens. No benefits for you, no recognition, nothing tangible gets sent your way. Your biggest and sole reward is the realization that you’ve made a significant change in someone’s life. And if not “significant” then a positive change nevertheless.”







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