September 15, 2017 jocelyn

46 Companies Honored as Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2017

PHOENIX, AZ  (September 15, 2017) – BestCompaniesAZ and Az Business magazine honored 46 companies at the 2017 “Arizona’s Most Admired Companies” award reception last night in Scottsdale, and are featured in the September/October issue of Az Business Magazine and online at BestCompaniesAZ.com.

Arizona’s Most Admired Companies are selected based on how a company has performed in the following areas: Workplace Culture, Leadership Excellence, Corporate and Social Responsibility, Customer Opinion and Innovation. This year we included a special spotlight award for Healthy Workplace.

In addition to honoring all 46 winners, five companies were recognized with Spotlight Awards:

  • Customer opinion:  UnitedHealthcare
  • Leadership excellence:  American Express
  • Social responsibility: CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • Workplace culture: Charles Schwab
  • Healthy Workplace:  USAA

“Arizona’s Most Admired Companies is the most comprehensive corporate awards program in the state because winners must demonstrate excellence in all six areas. It identifies the vast contributions and impact the Most Admired Companies bring to our state,” says Denise Gredler, co-founder of the Most Admired Companies program.

Cheryl Green, publisher at AZ Big Media, which publishes Az Business magazine, adds, “The qualities recognized by Arizona’s Most Admired Companies program are the characteristics that build great companies. The companies honored with this award truly represent the best of the best in Arizona.”

To see the complete list of winners, click here.

About BestCompaniesAZ – Arizona’s Employer Branding Partner 
BestCompaniesAZ specializes in helping corporate clients develop, strengthen and market their unique employer brands through a variety of events, awards and communications programs. Specialized services include employee opinion surveys, benchmarking, employment branding, recruitment strategies, award consultation and promotional services. BestCompaniesAZ is proud to be chosen as the Consulting Partner for the Top Companies program, serving five consecutive years, and Founding Partner for Arizona Most Admired Companies. For more information, visit BestCompaniesAZ.com or call 480-545-5151.

About Az Business Magazine
Az Business magazine is one of eight publications produced by AZ BIG Media. With circulation of 25,000 and readership of more than 122,500, Az Business is the authoritative voice of business news, trends, issues and successes in Arizona.  In every issue of Az Business, readers find the business news on finance, healthcare, law, technology and tourism.  Publishing bi-monthly, each issue of Az Business carries an overarching theme.  AZ BIG Media also includes AZBIGmedia.com, which BUZZFEED lists as a website that everyone in Phoenix needs to know, five weekly digital newsletters and 11 signature events.

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