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PEER Group named a Best Workplace for Giving Back
Kitchener, Ontario – August 24, 2021
The PEER Group Inc. is pleased to announce that our organization appears on the 2021 list of Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back. We received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Canada.
To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work-Certified™ in the past year and at least a 90% of employees must feel good about the way their company contributes to community. GPTW determined the list based on the Community Investment Index score from employees and the range and quality of programs which encourage workplace community investment.
“One of my favourite things about PEER Group is the kindness and generosity I see in my colleagues every day. We do lots of fun things together to raise money for several charities,” says Mary Sweeny who acts as PEER Group’s giving coordinator.
“We play virtual BINGO, host silent auctions, and we sell takeout meals that our people can pick up curbside. All the money we raise goes to charity and PEER Group matches our donations,” Sweeny continues.
Visit our Community involvement page to learn about the organizations we support.
Visit our Awards page for a full list of awards from Great Place to Work Canada.
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, Great Place to Work recognizes the world’s Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Visit us at www.greatplacetowork.ca.
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. Intel has honoured us with Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for six consecutive years and Great Place to Work Canada has named us a Best Workplace ten times. Follow us at linkedin.com/company/the-peer-group and @peergroup_inc.