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PEER Group named to the 2020 list of Best Workplaces for Giving Back

The PEER Group Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been named a Best Workplace for Giving Back for a second year. We received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®.

The 2020 Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back list is based on direct feedback from employees at hundreds of organizations. To be eligible, companies 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, considering the range and quality of programs which encourage workplace community investment.

“We love giving back to different local charities throughout the year,” says Janice Retterath, director of HR and administration at PEER Group.

“Usually, we host lunches, bake sales, and other events to raise money for these organizations. While working remotely due to COVID, we had to get creative so we could continue with our fundraising efforts. Instead of in-person events, our generous people now pay to participate in Zoom BINGO nights and yoga classes and we donate the proceeds, which PEER Group matches,” Retterath continues.

To learn more about the different organizations we support, 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) 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 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. Intel has honoured us with Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for five consecutive years and Great Place to Work® Canada has named us a Best Workplace for the past eight years. Follow us at linkedin.com/company/the-peer-group and @peergroup_inc.