AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory & Immunology. Based in Cambridge, UK, AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. Please visit astrazeneca.com and follow the Company on Twitter @AstraZeneca.
Medium & Large
70,600 Employees Worldwide
“At AstraZeneca, we are committed to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. We are extremely proud of the work we do and the progress we have made, and this is only possible because we have motivated, engaged and happy employees. Being a Great Place to Work® is testament to the open and inclusive culture we have built! “
– Vinod Narayanan, Country President
“Diversity and Inclusion is one of the key pillars of our People strategy driving innovation, engagement and a sense of connection and belonging. The multiple campaigns we run on embracing one’s uniqueness allow for openness amongst employees and create a comfortable space for all. This is what makes AZ a Great Place to Work!”
– Adela Lim, Head of Human Resources
“AZ is not just a place of work, it is also a space where I have found some close friends with similar interests. It has given me a space to explore my creative side apart from my usual line of work, which has given me more exposure and opportunities to interact with other employees. It has truly been an honor to be in AZ and makes me proud to know that I indeed work in a Great Place! “
– AstraZeneca Singapore Employee
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To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.
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The Best Workplaces in Asia List
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions with the publication of the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:
To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. For the 2021 Asia List, companies ranked on the national list in the Philippines will also be included. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements:
Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.