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Great Place to Work® announces the 2013 World's Best Multinational Workplaces

Great Place to Work® announces the 2013 World's Best Multinational Workplaces 
Tech companies land four out of five top places in the list, Google at number 
one 
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Great Place to Work(®) announced its 
third annual 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces List during a live 
online broadcast event today. For the first time since the list's inception, 
Google topped the list as the number one company, followed consecutively by 
SAS, NetApp and Microsoft. W.L. Gore, a manufacturing company, rounds out the 
top five. In addition, Kimberly Clark, Marriott, Diageo, National Instruments 
and Cisco took honors in spots six through ten respectively. 
Great Place to Work's ranking is the world's largest annual study of workplace 
excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace 
culture. Since launching the first best workplaces lists in partnership with 
FORTUNE magazine in the United States and Exame in Brazil in 1997, Great Place 
to Work® now recognizes leading workplaces in nearly 50 countries. The 
World's Best Multinational Workplace list is based on an extensive set of data 
from some 2,900 companies that were listed on Great Place to Work® country 
lists. Each year, Great Place to Work® analyzes data from surveys taken by 
more than 5 million employees and workplace culture analytics conducted at 
7,200 companies, which represent more than 16 million employees worldwide. 
"The companies listed on the third-annual World's Best Multinational 
Workplaces list are creating workplaces dedicated to fostering trust, pride 
and camaraderie amongst their employees," said China Gorman, CEO of Great 
Place to Work®. "Their inclusion on this prestigious list demonstrates their 
commitment to continually improving the lives of their employees and setting 
innovative new standards for workplaces of the future." 
To view the entire World's Best Multinational Workplaces list, please visit 
http://www.greatplacetowork.net/worlds-best-multinationals/the-list 
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|Rank2013|Company                |
|________|_______________________|
|1       |Google                 |
|________|_______________________|
|2       |SAS Institute          |
|________|_______________________|
|3       |Netapp                 |
|________|_______________________|
|4       |Microsoft              |
|________|_______________________|
|5       |W. L. Gore & Associates|
|________|_______________________|
|6       |Kimberly Clark         |
|________|_______________________|
|7       |Marriott               |
|________|_______________________|
|8       |Diageo                 |
|________|_______________________|
|9       |National Instruments   |
|________|_______________________|
|10      |Cisco                  |
|________|_______________________|
|11      |Autodesk               |
|________|_______________________|
|12      |Monsanto               |
|________|_______________________|
|13      |BBVA                   |
|________|_______________________|
|14      |American Express       |
|________|_______________________|
|15      |Hilti                  |
|________|_______________________|
|16      |Telefonica             |
|________|_______________________|
|17      |Accor                  |
|________|_______________________|
|18      |Quintiles              |
|________|_______________________|
|19      |SC Johnson             |
|________|_______________________|
|20      |Fedex Corporation      |
|________|_______________________|
|21      |Atento                 |
|________|_______________________|
|22      |Mars                   |
|________|_______________________|
|23      |McDonald's             |
|________|_______________________|
|24      |The Coca - Cola Company|
|________|_______________________|
|25      |Novartis               |
|________|_______________________| 
For more information about Great Place to Work(®), please visit 
www.greatplacetowork.net. 
About Great Place to Work(®): 
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.   
About the World's Best Multinational Workplaces List: 
Great Place to Work's annual World's Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks 
the top 25 global companies to work for.  Qualifying companies must have been 
selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 
5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40 percent of their global 
workforce outside of the company's home country.
 

SOURCE  Great Place to Work 
Lexi Gibson, Great Place to Work®, +1-415-844-2500, 
agibson@greatplacetowork.com, or Lily Eng, Weber Shandwick, +1-415-262-5966, 
leng@webershandwick.com 
http://www.greatplacetowork.net 
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CO: Great Place to Work
ST: California
NI: FIN PUB ENT ECOSURV  
-0- Oct/22/2013 16:00 GMT