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The design software company’s last “month of impact” in May 2015 engaged roughly 1,300 workers in packing 85,000 meals, removing 400 pounds of garbage, and assembling 60 prosthetic hands. For every ten hours that employees volunteer, they receive a $100 gift card from the business to donate to the charity of their choice. Gary Hercules, a marketing specialist who has worked at Autodesk for 18 years, says that benefit is “just phenomenal.” Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Industry
IT
Sector
Software
Year founded1,982
HQ location
San Rafael, Calif.
Type of org
Public
# of work sites
33
U.S. employees
3,865
Global employees
8,376
Web addresswww.autodesk.com

Philanthropy

Total company donations$2,580,000
Offers paid time off for volunteering
yes
Max PTO for volunteering
48
Company matches employee contribution
yes
Total amount matched (past 12 mo)$882,071
Avg match/employee$228.2