SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), the world's leading
interactive entertainment company, was recognized today on Fortune's
"100 Best Companies to Work For®" list for the fourth consecutive year.
"To connect the world through epic entertainment, we recruit and develop
the world's best talent," said CEO Bobby Kotick. "We're proud to be
recognized for so many years as one of the best companies to work for.
We remain committed to constant improvement so we are always one of the
very best places to work."
As part of the Great Place to Work® Trust Index,™ employees were asked
for detailed feedback on their experiences working at Activision
Blizzard. 91 percent of employees said they feel they can be themselves
at Activision Blizzard. 91 percent also said that it's a fun place to
work. And 96 percent of employees reported that they are proud to tell
other people they work for Activision Blizzard.
Activision Blizzard, comprising over 10,000 employees at Activision,
Blizzard Entertainment and King, has more than 385 million players in
196 countries. The company's portfolio of iconic franchises includes Call
of Duty®, Overwatch®, World of Warcraft® and Candy
Crush®. In 2017, Activision Blizzard was also recognized as a member
of the Fortune 500, as one of the world's most
innovative companies, and one of the most
In 2017, Activision Blizzard continued to build on its reputation as the
leading interactive entertainment company, releasing acclaimed gaming
titles Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: WWII, celebrating the
fifth anniversary of Candy Crush Saga, the top grossing iOS and Android
game in the United States, and preparing for the launch in January 2018
of the Overwatch League™, the first major global pro esports league
featuring city-based competition.
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To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, each year Fortune
partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive employee
survey in corporate America. The ranking is based on feedback from more
than 232,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies with
more than 1,000 employees. Winning a spot on this list indicates the
company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a great place to
work for employees - measured and ranked through our analysis of the
results of our Trust Index© survey and Culture Audit©
questionnaire. Through the Trust Index©, employees
anonymously assess their workplace, including the honesty and quality of
communication by managers, degree of support for employees' personal and
professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with
colleagues. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95%
confidence level and a margin of error of 5% or less. Companies' results
on the Trust Index© survey are compared to peer organizations
of like size and complexity. The Culture Audit© includes
detailed questions about benefits, programs and practices. To be
considered for our Best Workplaces lists, companies must become Great
Place to Work-Certified™. Details are available at https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certification.
About Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard, Inc., a member of the Fortune 500 and S&P 500, is
the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment
company. We delight hundreds of millions of monthly active users around
the world through franchises including Activision's Call of Duty®,
Destiny and Skylanders®, Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®,
Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and Heroes of the Storm®,
and King's Candy Crush™, Pet Rescue™, Bubble Witch™ and Farm Heroes™.
The company is one of the Fortune "100 Best Companies To Work For®."
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard has
operations throughout the world, and its games are played in 196
countries. More information about Activision Blizzard and its products
can be found on the company's website, www.activisionblizzard.com.
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