LAKELAND, FLA. – Publix was recognized as the # 1 company by PEOPLE magazine. The list highlights the top U.S. companies that have been successful in business while demonstrating exceptional respect, care and concern for their employees, communities and the environment, especially during the pandemic. of COVID-19.
“To be recognized as the top company on the 50 companies who care about PEOPLE list is an honor,” said Todd Jones, President and CEO of Publix. “When the first Publix store opened 90 years ago, our founder, George Jenkins, instilled a set of values that still guide us today. Our philosophy has always been to respect the dignity of our associates, to treat our clients like royalty and to give back to our communities.
PEOPLE Magazine has partnered with Great Place to Work to analyze surveys of over 4.8 million employees about their experiences of how their workplace has made a difference in their lives and in their community. in order to list.
The rankings also reflect Great Place to Work’s assessment of each organization’s generosity of benefits, and their philanthropic and community support, with a particular focus on coronavirus response activities.
Wegmans Food Markets was also on the list in fifth position and Target in 12th position out of the 50 companies ranked on the List of companies that care.