New York, July 18, 2017 – OppenheimerFunds, Inc., a leading global asset manager, announced today its place among the top 25 Best Large Workplaces in New York by Great Place to Work and Fortune.
“Our firm’s engaging culture fosters a work environment that empowers employees to do their best, while encouraging them to give back to the communities where they live and work,” said Andy Doyle, Chief Human Resources Officer at OFI Global.
The firm’s philanthropic initiatives include its 10,000 Kids by 2020 program, which aims to introduce 10,000 students to math literacy programs over the next several years through non-profit partnerships and active employee volunteerism. The firm works closely with organizations including the National Museum of Math, the Boys & Girls Club, MATHSWORLDUK, Common Impact, and Cross-Cultural Solutions, which provides impactful and sustainable service opportunities and employee skills-based volunteer programs in locations around the world.
“We were founded in 1959, and New York has served as our headquarters ever since – we’re delighted to be recognized as a best place to work in this vibrant city,” said Art Steinmetz, Chairman and CEO of OFI Global.
To further promote innovation and collaboration across teams, employees are encouraged to get involved in its Business Resource Groups (BRGs), a network of diverse communities that have a key role in the firm’s inclusion efforts.
OppenheimerFunds has also been recognized as a top employer by multiple organizations, like:
- Great Place to Work® and Fortune
- Pensions & Investments
- Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index
- Scored 100%
- Named a 2017 Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality
- Working Mother Magazine
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About the Best Workplaces in New York
Great Place to Work surveyed nearly 137,000 employees from Great Place to Work–Certified organizations with locations in New York state and the New York City metropolitan area. It analyzed how positively employees rated their organizations on more than 50 different metrics, including management transparency, professional development, meaningful work, promotion equity and the generosity of benefit programs. It also analyzed demographic patterns to ensure they were creating great workplaces for all employees, regardless of who they are or what they do for the organization. All surveys were anonymous.