Monsanto's array of recognition awards is notable for its range and high level of inclusion. All areas of the organization are represented by a recognition award, with awards given for Global Safety and Health, Finance Excellence, Manufacturing Excellence, and Science & Technology. The Monsanto Pledge is an award all employees are eligible for, it recognizes employees or teams for exceptional work on projects or programs reflect the values of the organization. Through these awards, Monsanto seeks to ensure that areas of the company have means by which to recognize and reward excellent performance.Photograb by Peter Newcomb — Bloomberg/Getty

    “I enjoy a great deal of flexibility which helps me balance a busy career, working spouse and three children. I feel great about the support I get to be able to balance it all,” says one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Year founded1,901
    HQ locationSt. Louis, Missouri
    Type of organizationPublic
    Total U.S. employees10,595
    Total employees worldwide22,000
    Number of work sites137

    Flexibility Program

    Offers telecommutingYes
    % of employees who telecommute80%
    Offers flextimeYes
    % of employees who use flextime80%
    Offers job sharingYes
    % of employees who use job sharing-
    Offers compressed workweeksYes
    % of employees who use compressed workweeks60%
    Offers phased retirementYes
    % of employees who have used phased retirement-