Republic Services Inc., Phoenix, has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the sixth consecutive year. The company is the only environmental services—or “industrial services” on the organization’s website—provider with the certification, which recognizes employers who create an outstanding employee experience.
“At Republic Services, we are driven by being human-centered and respecting the unique potential of every person. That’s what makes the ‘Great Place to Work’ certification so meaningful,” Republic President and CEO Jon Vander Ark says. “We continually strive to maintain a workplace where the best people come to work, grow and thrive to exceed our customers’ expectations.”
Earlier this year, 4,000 randomly selected Republic Services employees rated the company as a great place to work. Other employee opinions uncovered by the survey include:
- 87 percent said they felt welcome when they joined the company;
- 85 percent said they can be themselves at work;and
- 84 percent said they are treated as full team members regardless of position.
Republic Services is committed to supporting a strong culture of inclusion and celebrating the diversity of its team. The company continues to increase the diversity of its teams across all roles, including doubling the number of women in top leadership positions between 2019 and 2021. Republic also has continued its outreach to veterans.
Great Place to Work is a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. Through rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback, Great Place to Work helps companies around the world survey their employees, benchmark their results, identify gaps and improve their workplace culture.