Team One named to Fast Company’s “Best Workplaces for Innovators” list
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LOS ANGELES, Aug 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Team One, Publicis Groupe’s fully integrated media, digital and communications agency for premium brands, today announced that it has been appointed to Fast businessis annual Best places to work for innovators list, honoring companies and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to fostering innovation at all levels. Team One was a finalist in the mid-size business category, recognized for its unique culture that encourages innovation.
“We are delighted to be named to this year’s list and to be in such great company,” said Julie Michael, CEO of Team One. “The mission of our agency is to ‘Launch the Remarkable’, it is our fundamental commitment to innovate and to get new ideas off the ground. And while a lot has changed over the past year, the best thing we have done during the pandemic has been to stay committed to this mission. Where others have scaled back and treated innovation and inspiration as optional, we have doubled and we see it paying off now.
Dedicated to fostering a corporate culture where all employees feel empowered to innovate, Team One currently has a number of internal initiatives and programs available to its team, including its annual “Start an Idea” program. Now in its 10th year, the initiative invites teams to pitch an idea that will make the world a better place, and the winning team receives seed money to take the idea from concept to reality. The most recent winning team, MerMade, set out to help people reinvent traditional plastic products using certified ocean plastic. Team One also hosts an on-going speaker series from inspirational thinkers and leaders called the “Moonshot” series, has continued to invest in emerging technologies, and has even increased its employee tuition reimbursement program for continuing education.
Developed in collaboration with Accenture, the 2021 Best Workplaces for Innovators award ranks 100 winners from a variety of industries including IT, biotechnology, consumer goods, nonprofits, education, financial services, cybersecurity and engineering. Work together, Fast business Accenture editors and researchers noted nearly 1,500 entries, and a panel of eight eminent judges reviewed and endorsed the top 100 companies. The 2021 Awards feature workplaces from around the world with several of the winners based outside the United States
“These leaders and teams created cultures of innovation and supported them, even though remote work continued until 2021,” explains Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast business. “This new list of the best places to work for innovators honors organizations that have found ways to collaborate and invent despite the challenges of the pandemic, ensuring that employees are front and center.”
To see the full list, visit: www.fastcompany.com/best-workplaces-for-innovators/2021
Fast business‘s Best places to work for innovators (September 2021) is available online now, and the print issue will hit newsstands August 17, 2021. Join the conversation about the best places to work for innovators using #FCBestWorkplaces.
ABOUT THE FAST COMPANYFast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethics (ethical economics), leadership and design. Written for, by and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company and FastCompany.com inspire readers and users to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead conversations, and create the future of business. Based in New York, Fast business is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with its sister publication Inc. Stéphanie Mehta is editor-in-chief.
ABOUT ACCENTUREAccenture is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, offering a broad range of services and solutions in the areas of strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unparalleled experience and specialized skills in over 40 industries and all business functions, underpinned by the world’s largest distribution network, Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. and create lasting value for their stakeholders. With 482,000 people serving customers in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
ABOUT TEAM ONETeam One is Publicis Groupe’s fully integrated media, digital and communications agency, dedicated to helping premium brands thrive in the modern media landscape. With 450 employees, Team One has six offices in North America, including its headquarters in Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Boise. Team One customers include Lexus and the Lexus Dealer Association, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, W Hotels, Expedia, Marriott International, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Harman International, Make-a-Wish, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc., Sparklight, and Cathay Pacific. Visit TeamOne-USA.com.
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