Winners have emerged at the 5th edition of the Best Companies to Work For 2018 Africa Awards organised by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW) held in Lagos. The event focuses on recognizing exemplary African organizations.
GPTW Institute is a global research firm that assesses companies, based on a trust index survey (employees’ opinion about the workplace) and culture audit (management policies and practices), with the overall objective to promote excellence in the work place. The GPTW Institute operates in 50 countries, including Nigeria.
Andela has been honored as the Number 1 Best Company to Work For in Africa, in the Large Employer Category at the Great Place to Work Awards. Andela with a presence in 50 countries including Nigeria, Great Place to Work (GPTW) helps organizations develop excellent workplace culture. Andela won three awards in the following categories: Best Company to Work For in Africa, Most Fun and Friendly Workplace, and Best Workplace for Generation – Millennials.
According to Taiwo Judah-Ajayi, Senior Director of People at Andela while receiving the award:
“At Andela, our EPIC values (Excellence, Passion, Integrity and Collaboration) guide our daily actions and our long term goals.“
Courteville Business Solution Plc
Courteville Business Solution Plc emerged winner of the “Best Company to Work For” award in the small and medium scale organisation category.
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) received two awards “Best Workplace for Women in Africa” and “Second Best Company to Work For in Africa”, both in the large corporates category. In addition, the Bank was presented with a certificate to further attest to its recognition as a Great Place to Work. The awards are in recognition of FCMB’s achievements in creating an enabling environment where employees can pursue their career goals and thrive.
For the award of “Best Workplace for Women, GPTW institute took particular note of the various empowerments such as the increased female representation in key management roles in the financial institution.
SC Johnsons and Son
SC Johnsons and Son emerged winner of the “Best Quality of Life” award in the small and medium scale organisation category.
Sterling Bank emerged winner of the “Best Quality of Life” award in the large corporate organisation category.
GPTW Hall of Fame (Honorary Award)
SC Johnson and Son
Courteville Business Solutions Plc