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Best Places to Work 2016

Filed under: Workplace

From banking to retail, read our list of the Best Places to Work based on ratings in HRC's 2016 Corporate Equality Index.

Advertising and Marketing 

DigitasLBi | Boston, MA
Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. | New York, NY
Leo Burnett Company Inc. | Chicago, IL
MSLGROUP Americas | New York, NY
Ogilvy Group Inc. | New York, NY
Razorfish | Seattle, WA
Re:Sources USA Inc. | Long Island City, NY
Saatchi & Saatchi North America Inc. | New York, NY
Starcom MediaVest Group | Chicago, IL
ZenithOptimedia | New York, NY

Aerospace and Defense

Boeing Co. | Chicago, IL
Harris Corp.| Melbourne, FL
Lockheed Martin Corp. | Bethesda, MD
Northrop Grumman Corp. | Falls Church, VA
Raytheon Co. | Waltham, MA
Rockwell Collins Inc. | Cedar Rapids, IA


Alaska Airlines | Seattle, WA
American Airlines | Fort Worth, TX
JetBlue Airways Corp. | Long Island City, NY
Southwest Airlines Co. | Dallas, TX
United Airlines | Chicago, IL

Apparel, Fashion, Textiles, Dept. Stores 

Adidas North America Inc. | Portland, OR
American Apparel Inc. | Los Angeles, CA
Levi Strauss & Co. | San Francisco, CA
Macy's Inc. | Cincinnati, OH
Nike Inc. | Beaverton, OR


Ford Motor Co. | Dearborn, MI
General Motors Co. | Detroit, MI
Nissan North America Inc. | Franklin, TN
Tesla Motors Inc. | Palo Alto, CA
Toyota North America Inc. | Plano, TX
Volkswagen Group of America Inc. | Herndon, VA

Banking and Financial Services 

AllianceBernstein LP | New York, NY
American Express Co. | New York, NY
Ameriprise Financial Inc. | Minneapolis, MN
Bank of America Corp. | Charlotte, NC
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. | New York, NY
Barclays | New York, NY
BNP Paribas | New York, NY
Capital Markets Company NV | New York, NY
Capital One Financial Corp. | McLean, VA
Charles Schwab Corp. | San Francisco, CA
Citigroup Inc. | New York, NY
Comerica Inc. | Dallas, TX
Credit Suisse USA Inc. | New York, NY
Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. | New York, NY
Deutsche Bank | New York, NY
Discover Financial Services | Riverwoods, IL
Eastern Bank Corp. | Boston, MA
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac) | McLean, VA
Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) | Washington, DC
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta | Atlanta, GA
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston | Boston, MA
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland | Cleveland, OH
Fifth Third Bancorp | Cincinnati, OH
First Data Corp. | Atlanta, GA
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. | New York, NY
Huntington Bancshares Inc. | Columbus, OH
JPMorgan Chase & Co. | New York, NY
KeyCorp | Cleveland, OH
MasterCard Inc. | Purchase, NY
McGraw Hill Financial | New York, NY
Moody's Corp. | New York, NY
Morgan Stanley | New York, NY
Northern Trust Corp. | Chicago, IL
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA
Prudential Financial Inc. | Newark, NJ
RBC Capital Markets LLC | New York, NY
RBC Wealth Management | Minneapolis, MN
Rockland Trust Co. | Rockland, MA
State Street Corp. | Boston, MA
SunTrust Banks Inc. | Atlanta, GA
TD Ameritrade | Omaha, NE
TD Bank N.A. | Wilmington, DE
TD Securities (USA) LLC | New York, NY
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund | New York, NY
U.S. Bancorp| Minneapolis, MN
UBS AG | New York, NY
Union Bank | New York, NY
Vanguard Group Inc. | Malvern, PA
Visa | Foster City, CA
Wells Fargo & Co. | San Francisco, CA

Chemicals and Biotechnology 

BASF Corp. | Florham Park, NJ
Dow Chemical Co. | Midland, MI
Ecolab Inc. | St. Paul, MN
Genentech Inc. | South San Francisco, CA
Monsanto Co. | St. Louis, MO
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. | Waltham, MA

Computer and Data Services 

Automatic Data Processing Inc. | Roseland, NJ
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. | Lake Success, NY
Dell Inc. | Round Rock, TX
Dropbox Inc. | San Francisco, CA
EMC Corp. | Hopkinton, MA
FactSet Research Systems Inc. | Norwalk, CT
Hewlett-Packard Co. | Palo Alto, CA
Tech Data Corp. | Clearwater, FL

Computer Hardware and Office Equipment 

Apple Inc. | Cupertino, CA
Lexmark International Inc. | Lexington, KY
NCR Corp. | Duluth, GA
Xerox Corp. | Norwalk, CT

Computer Software 

Adobe Systems Inc. | San Jose, CA
CA Technologies Inc. | New York, NY
Electronic Arts Inc. | Redwood City, CA
Intuit Inc. | Mountain View, CA
Microsoft Corp. | Redmond, WA
Oracle Corp. | Redwood City, CA
SAP America Inc. | Newtown Square, PA
Symantec Corp. | Mountain View, CA
Uber Technologies Inc. | San Francisco, CA

Consulting and Business Services 

A.T. Kearney Inc. | Chicago, IL
Accenture | New York, NY
Aon Corp. | Chicago, IL
Bain & Co. Inc./ Bridgespan Group | Boston, MA
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. | McLean, VA
Boston Consulting Group | Boston, MA
CEB Inc. | Arlington, VA
Convergys Corp. | Cincinnati, OH
Deloitte LLP | New York, NY
Ernst & Young LLP | New York, NY
Huron Consulting Group Inc. | Chicago, IL
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) | Armonk, NY
KPMG LLP | New York, NY
ManpowerGroup | Milwaukee, WI
Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. | New York, NY
McKinsey & Co. Inc. | New York, NY
Navigant Consulting Inc. | Chicago, IL
Nielsen | New York City, NY
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP | New York, NY
Slalom Consulting | Seattle, WA
Thomson Reuters | New York, NY
Towers Watson & Co. | Arlington, VA

Education and Child Care

Pearson Inc. | New York, NY

Energy and Utilities 

Exelon Corp. | Chicago, IL
PG&E Corp. | San Francisco, CA
Portland General Electric Co. | Portland, OR
Sempra Energy | San Diego, CA
Southern California Edison Co. | Rosemead, CA

Engineering and Construction

Turner Construction Co. | New York, NY

Entertainment and Electronic Media 

AMC Entertainment Inc. | Leawood, KS
CBS Corp. | New York, NY
Comcast NBCUniversal | Philadelphia, PA
DIRECTV | El Segundo, CA
SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. | New York, NY
Sony Corporation of America | New York, NY
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. | Culver City, CA
Time Warner Inc. | New York, NY
Viacom Inc. | New York, NY
Walt Disney Co. | Burbank, CA

Food, Beverages and Groceries 

Aramark Corp. | Philadelphia, PA
Barilla America Inc. | Bannockburn, IL
Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc. | South Burlington, VT
Brown-Forman Corp. | Louisville, KY
Campbell Soup Co. | Camden, NJ
Cargill Inc. | Wayzata, MN
Coca-Cola Co. | Atlanta, GA
ConAgra Foods Inc. | Omaha, NE
Darden Restaurants Inc. | Orlando, FL
Delhaize America Inc. | Salisbury, NC
Diageo North America | Norwalk, CT
E&J Gallo Winery | Modesto, CA
General Mills Inc. | Minneapolis, MN
Hershey Co. | Hershey, PA
Hormel Foods Corp. | Austin, MN
Kellogg Co. | Battle Creek, MI
Kraft Foods Group Inc. | Northfield, IL
Land O'Lakes Inc. | Arden Hills, MN
McDonald's Corp. | Oak Brook, IL
MillerCoors LLC | Chicago, IL
Mondelez International Inc. | East Hanover, NJ
PepsiCo Inc. | Purchase, NY
Sodexo Inc. | Gaithersburg, MD
The WhiteWave Foods Co. | Denver, CO


Aetna Inc. | Hartford, CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina| Chapel Hill, NC
Boston Scientific Corp. | Marlborough, MA
Cardinal Health Inc. | Dublin, OH
CareFusion Corp. | San Diego, CA
CIGNA Corp. | Bloomfield, CT
CVS Health Corp. | Woonsocket, RI
Henry Schein | Melville, NY
Humana Inc. | Louisville, KY
Kaiser Permanente | Oakland, CA
McKesson Corp. | San Francisco, CA

High-Tech/Photo/Science Equip. 

Eastman Kodak Co. | Rochester, NY
HERE North America LLC | Chicago, IL
Intel Corp. | Santa Clara, CA
Medtronic PLC | Minneapolis, MN
NVIDIA Corp. | Santa Clara, CA

Home Furnishing 

IKEA Holding US Inc. | Conshohocken, PA
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams | Taylorsville, NC

Hotels, Resorts and Casinos 

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa | Atlantic City, NJ
Caesars Entertainment Corp. | Las Vegas, NV
Choice Hotels International Inc. | Rockville, MD
Hilton Worldwide Inc. | McLean, VA
Hyatt Hotels Corp. | Chicago, IL
InterContinental Hotels Group Americas | Atlanta, GA
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group Inc. | San Francisco, CA
Marriott International Inc. | Bethesda, MD
MGM Resorts International | Las Vegas, NV
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide | Stamford, CT
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas | Las Vegas, NV
Wynn Resorts Ltd. | Las Vegas, NV


AIG | New York, NY
American Family Insurance Group | Madison, WI
Anthem Inc. | Indianapolis, IN
AXA | New York, NY
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island | Providence, RI
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Inc. | Jacksonville, FL
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts | Boston, MA
Chubb Corp. | Warren, NJ
CNA Insurance | Chicago, IL
CSAA Insurance Group | Walnut Creek, CA
Erie Insurance Group | Erie, PA
Excellus Health Plan Inc. | Rochester, NY
Genworth Financial Inc. | Richmond, VA
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. | Hartford, CT
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. | Wellesley, MA
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. | Boston, MA
Lincoln National Corp. | Radnor, PA
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. | Springfield, MA
MetLife Inc. | New York, NY
Nationwide | Columbus, OH
New York Life Insurance Co. | New York, NY
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance | Milwaukee, WI
Principal Financial Group | Des Moines, IA
State Farm Group | Bloomington, IL
Sun Life Financial Inc. (US) | Wellesley Hills, MA
Travelers Companies Inc. | New York, NY
Voya Financial | New York, NY<

Internet Services and Retailing

Airbnb Inc.| San Francisco, CA
eBay Inc.| San Jose, CA
Facebook Inc.| Menlo Park, CA
Google Inc.| Mountain View, CA
Groupon Inc.| Chicago, IL
PayPal Holdings Inc.| San Jose, CA
Twitter Inc.| San Francisco, CA
WeddingWire Inc.| Chevy Chase, MD
Yahoo! Inc.| Sunnyvale, CA
Yelp Inc.| San Francisco, CA

Law Firms 

Akerman LLP | Miami, FL
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP| Washington, DC
Alston & Bird LLP| Atlanta, GA
Armstrong Teasdale LLP| St. Louis, MO
Arnold & Porter LLP| Washington, DC
Baker & McKenzie LLP| Chicago, IL
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC| Memphis, TN
Blank Rome LLP| Philadelphia, PA
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP| Armonk, NY
Brown Rudnick LLP| Boston, MA
Bryan Cave LLP| St. Louis, MO
BuckleySandler LLP| Washington, DC
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP| New York, NY
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt| Tampa, FL
Chapman and Cutler LLP| Chicago, IL
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP| Boston, MA
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP| New York, NY
Clifford Chance US LLP| New York, NY
Cooley LLP| Palo Alto, CA
Covington & Burling LLP| Washington, DC
Crowell & Moring LLP| Washington, DC
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP| Seattle, WA
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP| New York, NY
Dechert LLP| Philadelphia, PA
Dentons US LLP| New York, NY
DLA Piper| Baltimore, MD
Dorsey & Whitney LLP| Minneapolis, MN
Dykema Gossett PLLC| Detroit, MI
Faegre Baker Daniels| Chicago, IL
Fenwick & West LLP| Mountain View, CA
Foley & Lardner LLP| Milwaukee, WI
Foley Hoag LLP| Boston, MA
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP| New York, NY
Frost Brown Todd LLC| Cincinnati, OH
Goodwin Procter LLP| Boston, MA
Gordon & Rees LLP| San Francisco, CA
Goulston & Storrs| Boston, MA
Greenberg Traurig LLP| New York, NY
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP| Chicago, IL
Hogan Lovells US LLP| Washington, DC
Holland & Knight LLP| Tampa, FL
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP| New York, NY
Jenner & Block LLP| Chicago, IL
K&L Gates LLP| Pittsburgh, PA
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP| Chicago, IL
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP| Atlanta, GA
King & Spalding LLP| Atlanta, GA
Kirkland & Ellis LLP| Chicago, IL
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP| New York, NY
Latham & Watkins LLP| New York, NY
Lindquist & Vennum LLP| Minneapolis, MN
Littler Mendelson PC| San Francisco, CA
Mayer Brown LLP| Chicago, IL
McDermott Will & Emery LLP| Chicago, IL
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP| New York, NY
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo PC| Boston, MA
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP| Philadelphia, PA
Morrison & Foerster LLP| San Francisco, CA
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP| Los Angeles, CA
Nixon Peabody LLP| Boston, MA
Norton Rose Fulbright| Houston, TX
O'Melveny & Myers LLP| Los Angeles, CA
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP| San Francisco, CA
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP| New York, NY
Paul Hastings LLP| Los Angeles, CA
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP| New York, NY
Pepper Hamilton LLP| Philadelphia, PA
Perkins Coie LLP| Seattle, WA
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP| New York, NY
Quarles & Brady LLP| Milwaukee, WI
Reed Smith LLP| Pittsburgh, PA
Robins Kaplan LLP| Minneapolis, MN
Ropes & Gray LLP| Boston, MA
Schiff Hardin LLP| Chicago, IL
Sedgwick LLP| Kansas City, MO
Seyfarth Shaw LLP| Chicago, IL
Shearman & Sterling LLP| New York, NY
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP| Los Angeles, CA
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP| Kansas City, MO
Sidley Austin LLP| Chicago, IL
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP| New York, NY
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP| New York, NY
Squire Patton Boggs| Cleveland, OH
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP| Atlanta, GA
Thompson Coburn LLP| St. Louis, MO
Thompson Hine LLP| Cleveland, OH
Troutman Sanders LLP| Atlanta, GA
Vinson & Elkins LLP| Houston, TX
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz| New York, NY
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP| New York, NY
White & Case LLP| New York, NY
Wiley Rein LLP| Washington, DC
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP| Washington, DC
Winston & Strawn LLP| Chicago, IL
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP| Winston-Salem, NC


3M Co. | St. Paul, MN
Ball Corp. | Broomfield, CO
Corning Inc. | Corning, NY
Cummins Inc. | Columbus, IN
Danaher Corp. | Washington, DC
Eaton Corp. | Cleveland, OH
General Electric Co. | Fairfield, CT
Herman Miller Inc. | Zeeland, MI
Nestlé Purina PetCare Co. | St. Louis, MO
Owens Corning | Toledo, OH
Rockwell Automation Inc. | Milwaukee, WI
Steelcase Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI

Mining and Metals 

Alcoa Inc.  | New York, NY


E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (DuPont) | Wilmington, DE
W.W. Grainger Inc. | Lake Forest, IL

Oil and Gas 

Chevron Corp. | San Ramon, CA
Shell Oil Co. | Houston, TX  


AbbVie Inc. | North Chicago, IL
Astellas Pharma US Inc. | Northbrook, IL
Baxter International Inc. | Deerfield, IL
Biogen | Cambridge, MA
Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corp. | Ridgefield, CT
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. | New York, NY
Eli Lilly & Co. | Indianapolis, IN
Johnson & Johnson | New Brunswick, NJ
Merck & Co. Inc. | Kenilworth, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. | East Hanover, NJ
Pfizer Inc. | New York, NY

Real Estate, Commercial

CBRE, Inc. | Los Angeles, CA
JLL | Chicago, IL

Retail and Consumer Products 

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. | New Albany, OH
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA
Avon Products Inc. | New York, NY
Barnes & Noble Inc. | New York, NY
Best Buy Co. Inc. | Richfield, MN
Caleres | St. Louis, MO
Clorox Co. | Oakland, CA
Coach Inc. | New York, NY
Estée Lauder Companies Inc. | New York, NY
GameStop Corp. | Grapevine, TX
Gap Inc. | San Francisco, CA
Hallmark Cards Inc. | Kansas City, MO
Home Depot Inc. | Atlanta, GA
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. | Plano, TX
Mattel Inc. | El Segundo, CA
Newell Rubbermaid Inc.| Atlanta, GA
Nordstrom Inc. | Seattle, WA
Office Depot Inc. | Boca Raton, FL
Outerwall Inc. | Bellevue, WA
Procter & Gamble Co. | Cincinnati, OH
Replacements Ltd. | McLeansville, NC
S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. | Racine, WI
Sears Holdings Corp. | Hoffman Estates, IL
Sony Electronics Inc.| San Diego, CA
Staples Inc. | Framingham, MA
Starbucks Corp. | Seattle, WA
Target Corp. | Minneapolis, MN
TJX Companies Inc. | Framingham, MA
Unilever | Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Walgreen Co. | Deerfield, IL
Whirlpool Corp. | Benton Harbor, MI


Alcatel-Lucent | Murray Hill, NJ
AT&T Inc. | Dallas, TX
Cisco Systems Inc. | San Jose, CA
Level 3 Communications Inc. | Broomfield, CO
QUALCOMM Inc. | San Diego, CA
Sprint Corp. | Overland Park, KS
Time Warner Cable Inc. | New York, NY
T-Mobile USA Inc. | Bellevue, WA

Transportation and Travel 

American Express Global Business Travel | New York, NY
Orbitz Worldwide Inc. | Chicago, IL
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. | Miami, FL