Wednesday November 21, 2012
Mars Ranked World’s 25th Best Multinational Workplace
McLean, VA — Mars, Inc. has been ranked 25th on the 2012 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list, which was compiled by the Great Place to Work Institute.
The company was given credit in three key areas for its working environment and associate culture. These include its commitment to providing safe, healthy and positive workplaces to engage and motivate associates, providing a unique training and education program through Mars University, and its commitment to making a difference to people and the planet by putting mars principles into action through community engagement.
Mars also received recognition for the high proportion of women in executive and senior management roles, increasing the number by one percent each year during the past 11 years, reaching 38 percent.
Paul S. Michaels, president of Mars, says: "At Mars, we want associates to enjoy rewarding careers, have access to on-going development and learning, and opportunity to do their best every day. Mars associates are united by principles that translate across geographies, languages, cultures and generations and they put those principles into action to make their work mean more every day."