Axis Communications named on the 2020 List of Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion

Press release
January 22, 2020
A commitment to diversity and inclusion makes Axis one of the top workplaces for inclusion in Canada.

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, today announced that Axis Canada has been named on the 2020 list of Best Workplaces for Inclusion by Great Place to Work®. Axis ranked in the top organizations in inclusion based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of a survey about workplace culture and experience by Great Place to Work. Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures, providing the benchmarks, framework and expertise needed to create, sustain and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.

“We are proud to announce that our organization has been named on the 2020 list of Best Workplaces for Inclusion,” said Keith D’Sa, Country Manager, Canada, Axis Communications, Inc. “This recognition, which aligns with our company culture and core values, further solidifies our diversity and inclusion initiatives. As we continue to grow, our commitment to hiring a diverse workforce will remain a top priority.”

To be eligible for the Best Workplace for Inclusion list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified in the past year and at least 90% of employees must agree they are treated fairly, regardless of personal characteristics – such as gender, ethnicity, age or sexual orientation. Great Place to Work determined the top ranked organizations based on employee responses to inclusion-related Trust index statements. According to the survey conducted in 2019, over 95 percent of Axis employees feel they are treated fairly, regardless of age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and gender.

In Axis’ continued efforts to develop a diverse workforce, the Women in Security Summit was created to help advance diversity and inclusion in the security industry. This award is the latest in a series of similar honours for Axis, in September 2019, Axis Communications Canada was named on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces in technology in Canada. Axis was also recognized as one of the 2018 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. Additionally, Axis Canada was named one of the 2018 Best Workplaces, ranking within the top five workplaces with fewer than 100 employees within Canada.

About Axis Communications

Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in network video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,000 dedicated employees in over 50 countries and collaborates with partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Axis was founded in 1984 and has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website www.axis.com