NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard Chartered United States has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. The award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at the Bank. This year, 77% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 18 points higher than the average U.S. company.
Additional key highlights of the results include:
• 91% of employees noted that they are able to take time off from work when it is necessary
• 89% of staff felt good about the ways the Bank contributes to the community
• 88% of employees stated that when they felt welcomed when they joined the Bank
• 87% of those surveyed considered management as honest and ethical in its business practices
• 84% of respondents agreed that the Bank’s facilities contribute to a good working environment
“It is all about our commitment to our people,” said Steven Cranwell, CEO of Standard Chartered Americas. “We believe that a great employee experience drives a great client experience. This certification is wonderful recognition of an amazing team effort to cultivate an environment that fosters a positive employee experience and encourages everyone to be at their very best.”
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.
“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Standard Chartered is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 59 of the world’s most dynamic markets, and serving clients in a further 85. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good.
Our history in the US dates back to 1902, and we are currently present in eight locations throughout the Americas. Our Americas franchise focuses on financial institutions and select corporates and plays a key role in facilitating trade and investment flows between the Americas and Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.
About Great Place to Work Certification™
Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.