World's Best Workplaces™

Coats has been recognised as one of the World's Best Workplaces™ in 2023

Great Place to Work® recognised the World's Best Workplaces™ in 2023 by analysing surveys comprising 14+ million employee opinions globally. The publication also looks at the scope and impact of a firm’s workplace programmes.

It’s an immensely proud moment for us to be recognised as one of the “World's Best Workplaces™” in 2023 by Fortune and Great Place to Work® and be included on the prestigious list among the very best. Top 25 World's Best Workplaces 2023.

To be considered for World's Best Workplaces™ 2023 recognition, firms must be identified as outstanding global employers by appearing on at least five Best Workplaces lists in Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, Latin America, or Australia in the year 2022 or early 2023.

In addition to this, firms must have at least 5,000 employees globally with at least 40% (or 5,000) of these employees based outside the headquartered country. Only a few firms manage to get this recognition - those who truly care about their employees and foster a great work environment.

In Diversity, we are very strong whether it is nationality, ethnicity, age etc. and we are working towards women's representation in senior leadership positions.

Group CEO Rajiv Sharma’s interview with Fortune CEO Alan Murray

Pillars of our culture

At Coats, our strong cultural fabric is woven by three key pillars.

  • Doing the right thing – Doing the right thing has sustained us for two and a half centuries. This demonstrates itself in ethics, integrity, safety, and sustainability.
  • Customer centricity – Customer centricity is foundational at Coats. We have always been trying to anticipate customer needs and this has allowed us to transform over the past 270 years. This has given us the upper hand in serving customers well.
  • Family environment – This is the one word that comes up whenever we talk about culture at Coats. It’s very sharing and caring culture within Coats and fosters collaboration. It’s the culture that invests in enduring long-term relationships among us, our suppliers, and our customers.

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We have also designed multiple HR Programmes to help our employees operate at their highest productivity levels and build a great workplace culture. These include –

  • Employee Recognition Programmes – Applause and Appreciation Week
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Programme – Coats Cares
  • Wellbeing Programme – Energy 4 Performance
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programme – Coats For All and Coats For Her

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To ensure that we have a uniform approach to Human Resources across Coats, we regularly examine our global and local approaches to people management. This ensures that we have the appropriate support systems in place to enable best practices in people management at all Coats locations.

As part of our global employee experience programmes, we aim to establish a respectful, positive, inclusive workplace culture where our employees feel valued, respected, empowered, and supported.

We ensure that and we have an appropriate & positive work environment so that everyone at Coats can be confident and authentic at work. At Coats, we are determined to maintain high standards and continue to raise the bar for ourselves and our employees.

At Coats, our people are our greatest asset. We are the best because of our people! We make sure everyone at Coats feels included and valued at work.

We are humbled that we are now in the Top 25 of the World's Best Workplaces™ in 2023 & we will continue to work hard to reach new milestones in cultivating an outstanding workplace culture at Coats.

World's Best Workplaces™