REI Named to FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List; Leading outdoor retailer recognized as a top employer for 17th consecutive year

Here's a great example of a green business we love. This article was originally published on Sustainable Brands  1.21.14 SEATTLE – Known for helping people enjoy nature, REI has again been named to FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The recognition marks the 17th consecutive year the leading outdoor retailer has been honored. Ranked number 69, REI is one of only five companies named each year since the list was created in 1998, and one of four companies headquartered in Washington state. A Great Place to Work When asked why they enjoy REI, employees said: “I love coming to work because our mission is noble, my teammates are friends and family, and our eyes are set on carrying our success far into the future to affect generations beyond us. I love that the collateral effects of REI’s success are positive to people and the environment.” “My best day on the job was the day a customer returned to tell me that I ‘transformed their health and life’ b…
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