Congratulations Xcel Energy!
Xcel Energy has been recognized on Forbes Global 2000 list of World's Best Employers for the second year in a row. Among the thousands of companies considered, 500 earned a place on the list, and Xcel Energy ranked 74th in the world.
"We are pleased to receive this honor and believe it recognizes our longstanding commitment to an inclusive and engaging culture," said Ben Fowke, chairman, president and CEO, Xcel Energy. "We continually strive to make Xcel Energy a great place to work to attract and retain the best people, who are passionate about serving customers and delivering clean, safe and affordable energy."
The Forbes ranking is based on survey responses from employees who rate their employer by describing how likely they would be to recommend them and identifying other companies they admired. Xcel Energy is the highest-ranking U.S. electric utility on the Forbes list in 2018.
This is the second time this year that Forbes honored Xcel Energy as an exceptional workplace. Forbes also named the company as one of America's Best Large Employers.
In addition to offering employees opportunities to develop their skills and talents, Xcel Energy makes it a priority to recognize employee achievements and fosters a culture where people are respected. The company has received a perfect score as one of the Best Places to work for LGBT Equality for the past two years. Xcel Energy has also earned awards as a top military-friendly employer.