NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTUNE magazine today announced that KPMG has once again been named one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Ranking No. 80 on this year's list, it marks the seventh time that KPMG has been recognized by FORTUNE.
"We are very proud to be recognized as an exceptional work environment and an employer of choice—among the best in the U.S.," said John Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP. "This prestigious recognition is a direct result of the professionalism and dedication of every one of our people. KPMG's people achieve extraordinary results on a daily basis, enabling us, as a firm, to continue to attract, develop, and motivate the best people to deliver above and beyond."
KPMG was selected among hundreds of companies considered by FORTUNE for a place on this year's list. In making its determination, Fortune conducts an employee survey and in-depth questionnaire using unique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.
In addition to the FORTUNE 100 list, KPMG has received recognition from other influential organizations for its continued efforts around creating an even better work environment for its people, both personally and professionally. Some of these accolades include: The 2014 Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index; DiversityInc magazine's Top 50 Companies for Diversity; Training magazine's Top 10 Hall of Fame; Working Mother's Best Companies for Multicultural Women, and 100 Best Companies; Universum's World's Most Attractive Employers; and NAFE's Top 50 Companies for Executive Women.
To see the complete 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, visit www.greatplacetowork.com.
About KPMG LLP
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 155,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 155 countries.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.
SOURCE KPMG LLP