PHOENIX (Nov. 2, 2020) – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been certified as a Great Place to Work for 2020, recognizing the Company’s efforts to hire, develop, engage and retain the best employees at all levels of the organization. This is the fourth consecutive year for this achievement, and Republic continues to be the only recycling and waste services provider with the certification.
Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to drive better business performance and increased innovation. Fewer than 1,000 companies across the U.S. are certified by the organization.
“At Republic Services, we are proud to be a company where the best people come to work, and we are always working to further enhance our culture,” said Donald W. Slager, chief executive officer. “The composite strength of our employees’ unique ideas, experiences and backgrounds is essential to who we are as a Company. Together, we are striving to make Republic a leading model for inclusion and equality.”
Republic Services offers numerous programs to develop and bolster employee engagement, from recruiting to the ultimate fulfillment of each individual’s purpose at work. The Company’s efforts include three focus areas: engagement and retention, learning and talent development, and inclusion and diversity.
During the certification process, Republic Services employees were surveyed over a two-week period. This year, 81 percent ranked Republic Services as a great place to work. That compares to 59 percent of employees at a typical U.S.-based company, according to the Great Place to Work 2019 National Employee Engagement Study. In addition, 85 percent of Republic employees feel a sense of pride in the Company’s accomplishments, and 86 percent feel good about the ways Republic contributes to the community.
About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make responsible recycling and waste disposal effortless for its customers across the country. Its 36,000 employees are committed to providing a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet® for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. For more information, visit RepublicServices.com, or follow us at Facebook.com/RepublicServices, @RepublicService on Twitter and @republic_services on Instagram.
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