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PEER Group appears on 2019 List of Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back

Kitchener, Ontario – April 9, 2019

GPTW Giving Back 2019The PEER Group Inc. is proud to announce that our organization has been named to the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back. PEER Group® received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®.

The list of Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations surveyed. To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year and at least 90% of employees must feel good about the way their company contributes to the community. The list is based on an overall Corporate Social Responsibility Index score from employees and considers the range and quality of programs encouraging workplace social responsibility.

“To make the idea of giving back extra meaningful to our team members, we ask for their help in choosing favourite local causes to support. Throughout the year, we rally together to fundraise for charities like the KW Humane Society, Send’em Off Smiling’s backpack program and the Rotary Club’s turkey drive,” says Janice Retterath, director of HR and administration at PEER Group.

“We also look for ways to support STEM-related projects that encourage young people to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math,” she continues.

To learn more, visit our Community involvement page.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world’s Best Workplaces™ in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada). Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Visit us at or find us on Twitter at @GPTW_Canada.

About PEER Group

Smart Manufacturing starts with factory automation software. PEER Group® is the largest supplier of factory automation software for OEMs and factories in the semiconductor and related industries. We help lower the cost of automation for our customers by solving their most challenging equipment automation, data management and process control problems. We received Intel Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for our work in 2015-2018 and are recognized on the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces Canada (2013-2018) and Branham300 (2012-2018) lists. Follow us on social at and @peergroup_inc.