This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2019 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture for all 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.
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse, iconic products and services for people and the pets they love. The company is proud to be an employer of choice for its U.S. Associates and is dedicated to helping all current and future Associates reach their full potential and conduct business in a way that provides for future generations.
“Great Place to Work is a competitive list, and we’re proud to be included for the seventh consecutive year,” said Tracey Massey, president, Americas, Mars Wrigley Confectionery. “We celebrate our Associates across the U.S. for their commitment to creating an inclusive culture that is focused on growth and guided by our Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom that unites all Mars Associates.”
At Mars, no two career paths are alike, and the company empowers Associates to discover career paths that inspire them. This includes providing opportunities to experience different roles within the company – whether it’s transferring to a new location, moving into a new position or between business segments, Mars wants its Associates to tap into areas where they are most passionate. Furthermore, the company provides a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities and ways for Associates to give back including the Mars Volunteer Program, Mars Ambassador Program and Mars University. In the U.S., Mars Associates donate thousands of hours of community service to help reinvigorate the communities in which they live and work. The company offers competitive benefits including parental leave and adoption assistance as well as pet-friendly offices and open, collaborative workspaces.
“The 2019 100 Best are the leaders in creating the most innovative workplaces built on trust,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Employees at these organizations feel valued, respected and heard, and are inspired to be their best selves because of the commitment these winning companies have made to creating a great workplace for all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the company.”
Mars is honored to once again receive this recognition and shine light on its Associates and their dedication to creating a purpose-driven workplace.
The 100 Best Companies is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations.