Global firm ranked third in 2016 list of Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine
Global materials science specialist W.L Gore & Associates has been recognised as one of the world’s best multinational workplaces by US certification scheme Great Place to Work.
The firm, which has a base in Livingston, has earned the No.3 spot on the 2016 list of Best Multinational Workplaces – announced today (Wednesday, 26 October) by Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine.
The Great Place to Work index is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the 25 best multinational companies for workplace culture.
For more than 50 years, Gore has cultivated a corporate culture which it says fosters the “innovative spirit of individuals” and “harnesses their diverse talents and perspectives.”
CEO Terri Kelly, who joined Gore as an engineer more than 30 years ago, said: “We are a company of passionate associates, creative thinkers and problem solvers with a shared commitment to our organisation’s success.
“We are dedicated to advancing our materials to make the world a better place. And we know that we achieve our strongest results when we live by our shared values to deliver innovative products to our customers.”
The Best Multinational Workplaces list is based on the results of the Great Place to Work Institute’s national top workplace lists.
Conducted annually around the globe, these lists rank organisations based on the results of an in-depth culture audit and employees’ assessments of their jobs, managers, coworkers, opportunities for training and support for work-life balance, among other factors.
Founded in 1958, Gore has built a reputation for solving complex technical challenges in the most demanding environments — from revolutionising the outerwear industry with GORE-TEX® fabric to creating life-saving medical devices and enabling new levels of performance in the aerospace, pharmaceutical and mobile electronics markets, among other industries.