SAS Institute Canada Inc. made it to the 2021 List of Best Workplaces™ for Women

SAS Institute Canada Inc. is proud to announce that our organization has been named on the 2021 list of Best Workplaces™ for Women. SAS Institute Canada received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®.

“We have made great strides in building a diverse and inclusive workforce but there is still work to be done and progress to be made,” said Cameron Dow, President, SAS Canada. “At SAS, we continue our commitment to creating opportunities to promote gender equality and empowering women for innovation and business success."

In 2018 SAS Canada launched the Women in Analytics Network to strengthen diversity in the analytics field. This program leverages the SAS values of authenticity, value for work/life balance and passion to build a community of women, inside and outside of SAS, who work to advocate for women in the field of analytics. The SAS Women in Analytics Network was also showcased as a best practice in joint research released by Great Place to Work® and the WE EMPOWER programme of the UN Women, European Union and the International Labour Organization, read the report here: Empowering Women for Innovation and Business Success.

The list is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work®. The data has a 90% confidence and a plus or minus 5% margin of error. 

To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work- Certified™ in the past year, headquartered in Canada and have a minimum of 15 female employees, and at least 90% of employees must agree that people are treated fairly, regardless of their gender. We determined the BEST based the overall Trust Index score from female employees.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative software and services, SAS empowers and inspires customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. SAS gives you THE POWER TO KNOW®.

The Canadian subsidiary of SAS has been in operation since 1988. Headquartered in Toronto, SAS employs more than 300 people across the country at its Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City and Montréal offices. For more information, please visit www.sas.com/canada or find us on Twitter at @SASCanada.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world's Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Visit us at www.greatplacetowork.ca or find us on Twitter at @GPTW_Canada.

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