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09 June 2017
Kordsa among the best employers in Brazil, two years in a row!

Kordsa plant in Brazil has been listed once again among the best employers for the second consecutive year. According to a survey conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW) that included 33 companies, Sabanc Holding affiliate Kordsa renowned globally as “The Reinforcer” ranked 3rd in the list of the best employers inBahia, Brazil with 86% Trust Index.

Kordsa CEO Ali Çalkan, regarding their success two years in a row, stated: “In the last year’s survey of the Great Place to Work Institute, Kordsa was listed in the 7thplace among the best employers. Ranking in the 3rd place this year is the result of our high-standard of human resources management that we implement in our operationson various geographies. I am delightful that we are recognized among the companies with a strong humanitarian cultureby strengthening our position compared to the last year as a brand spreading from Turkey to the world. My sincere congratulations to all my colleagues for their contributions to our success. This result proved once again the strong relationship of our operational and financial success with our employees’ happiness. Wewill continue to invest in our human resources, which is one of the pillars of our corporate culture.”

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on building, sustaining, and recognizing high-trust, high-performing employee-centred workplace cultures. With more than 25 years of experience, GPTW’s survey examines the relationship between employees and employers or managers, commitment of employees to their work, and the relationships between employees and their teammates. One of the most important tools in these analyses is the Trust Index ©Employee Surveywhich further explains the corporate culture through credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. The other is Culture Audit©, which measures HR and management practices.

How is the evaluation made?

Survey results from the Great Place to Work Institute included 2/3 of the scores from company employees and the remaining 1/3 based on comparative analyses of human resources programs and applications established by each company.

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