July 2018 | Award

West Monroe named one of PEOPLE’s "50 Companies That Care"

West Monroe named one of PEOPLE’s "50 Companies That Care"

West Monroe Partners, a national business and technology consultancy, today announced that it has been named to PEOPLE’s "Companies That Care" list, spotlighting 50 U.S. companies that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion, and concern for their communities, their employees, and the environment. PEOPLE partnered with research and consulting firm Great Place to Work to identify the top U.S. companies that best fit the criteria. West Monroe ranked 44 on the list of 50 companies.

“It is an honor to be included in such a prestigious list of companies. At West Monroe, we believe in using our collective efforts to provide value for our people, our clients, and our communities.  That is why Social Responsibility is one of our core values” said Susan Stelter, Chief People Officer and one of the firm’s co-founders. “We are committed to not only build and grow our firm, but to also help build our local and global communities.  We encourage our employees to volunteer in our communities in a way that aligns with their personal and professional interests.”

All of the firm’s employees participated in a National Day of Change on Friday, June 1, 2018. The volunteer initiative organized across 11 cities puts the firm’s nearly 1,000 people in their local communities volunteering in one united effort. The National Day of Change is a part of the firm’s 1+1+1 initiative, a program designed to donate 1% of its time, 1% of its talent, and 1% of its treasure (profits) to the greater good.

To identify the "50 Companies That Care," PEOPLE teamed up with Great Place to Work to produce the list using the research firm's extensive database and inside knowledge of outstanding workplaces around the globe.  Rankings are based on surveys representing over 4.5 million employees' experiences of how their workplaces have made a difference in their lives and their communities. Rankings also reflect Great Place to Work's assessment of the generosity of each organization's benefits, philanthropic and community support, with focus on activities occurring in the last year.

Nationally, West Monroe has been listed as a top company to work for by Consulting Magazine, Great Place to Work® Institute and FORTUNE. West Monroe was also named by Great Place to Work as a Top Workplace for Millennials, Professional Services, and Giving Back. 

About West Monroe Partners

West Monroe is a business and technology consulting firm that partners with dynamic organizations to reimagine, build, and operate their businesses at peak performance. Our team of more than 950 professionals is comprised of an uncommon blend of business consultants and deep technologists. This unique combination of expertise enables us to design, develop implement, and run strategic business and technology solutions that yield a dramatic commercial impact on our clients’ profitability and performance. For more information, visit www.wmp.com.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture. 

About People

Meredith Corporation's PEOPLE revolutionized personality journalism when it launched as a weekly in 1974 with a mission to celebrate extraordinary people doing ordinary things and ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  Ubiquitous and still at the center of pop culture more than 40 years later, the PEOPLE brand is accessible across all media and platforms (print, digital, video, OTT, mobile, social) bringing more than 100 million consumers a unique mix of breaking entertainment news, exclusive photos, video, unparalleled access to the red carpet, celebrities, and in-depth reporting on the most compelling newsmakers of our time. An essential component of PEOPLE's editorial vision remains human interest stories, which touch and often mirror the lives of our passionate audience. ComScore ranks the PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Digital Network No. 1 in the entertainment news category.  And now, the PeopleTV app offers a free, advertiser-supported OTT streaming video service.  PEOPLE is an award-winning 24/7 news organization headquartered in NYC with reporters worldwide. For more information visit PEOPLE.com and follow @people on Twitter and Instagram, @peoplemag on Facebook, and the PEOPLE channel on YouTube and on Snapchat's Discover.

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