DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced it has been ranked #1 in the consumer packaged goods category on Forbes' 2017 list of America's Best Large Employers. In addition, Kimberly-Clark was ranked #48 among the top 500 employers across all industries, up from #147 last year.
The annual Forbes "America's Best Employers" rankings were compiled via an independent survey of 30,000 U.S. employees in 25 industries. Employees were asked how likely they were to recommend their company to friends and family, and which organizations they would choose in addition to their own. The survey also looked at benefits, workplace diversity, career development opportunities and recognition of employee performance.
"Kimberly-Clark offers an environment that welcomes original thinking, attracts and retains top talent, and inspires professionals to do their best work," said Scott Boston, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, Kimberly-Clark. "This focus has helped us build teams united by a passion to win and a desire to make a difference."
"We are honored by our ranking of best employer in our industry and our advance to the top 50 companies overall in the 2017 Forbes survey," Boston added. "This recognition is especially meaningful because it is based on the opinions of employees who know their companies best."
The full Forbes report can be found at https://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/#tab:rank.
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