NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 22, 2020 – Arc’teryx Equipment, the global design company specializing in technical high-perfomance apparel, has been named to the list of 2020 Best Workplaces in British Columbia. Arc’teryx received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®.
“We are hounoured to receive this recognition,” says Jessica O’Dowd, Employee Experience Manager at Arc’teryx. “At heart we are a community of problem-solvers, whose spirit of “do right” governs everything we do, and our success as a company lies largely in the strength of our people.”
The recognition underscores the brand’s commitment to creating an inclusive, transparent, and collaborative culture for its employees. Employees of Arc’teryx include corporate support staff, retail employees, and skilled factory workers, and to support the continued growth of the brand, Arc’teryx places significant emphasis on employee engagement.
“Our values guide us to collectively and compassionately evolve as an organization, and fostering a great work environment that is diverse, inclusive, and transparent is something we will continue put our energy into,” said O’Dowd.
The 2020 list is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work®.
To be eligible for it, organizations must have been Great Place to Work CertifiedTM in the past year, be headquartered in British Columbia and have at least 10 employees working in the province who participated in the Trust Index employee survey. Great Place to Work determined the list of the best workplaces, based on the overall Trust Index score from these employees.
Arc’teryx is a global design company based in North Vancouver, Canada, specializing in technical high-performance apparel, outerwear and equipment. Our products are distributed through more than 3,000 retail locations worldwide, including over 80 branded arcteryx.com stores. Arc’teryx is named for the Archaeopteryx Lithographica, the first reptile to develop the feather for flight.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world’s Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.