Telus executives Darren Entwistle and Juggy Sihota
Vancouver-based Telus Corp. is the top Canadian company to appear in this year’s edition of Forbes’ list of the world’s best employers. The publication’s fourth annual ranking is based on survey results from 160,000 full- and part-time workers in 58 countries.
In the end, 750 multinational or large corporations based in 45 nations made the list, with South Korea’s Samsung Electronics taking the No. 1 spot. U.S. giants Amazon.com and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) round out the top three. Overall, American-headquartered firms make up 12 of the top 20.
“As one of the largest private sector employers in Canada…our team is exceedingly proud that our global leadership in social capitalism, our longstanding values of diversity and inclusion, and our unwavering commitment to improving the social, economic and health outcomes of communities around the world, are being recognized in this way,” Telus president and CEO Darren Entwistle said in a release.