Asia's Best Workplaces 2019

A list of the Best Workplaces in Asia across multiple economies, multiple industries and multiple categories.

Asia's Best Workplaces 2019

Great Place to Work® is proud to release its 5th annual list of the Best Workplaces in Asia. Great Place to Work® has identified the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asia and the Middle East regions through publishing the annual Best Workplaces in Asia for the year 2019. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:

25 Best Multinational Organizations
25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia 2019 (501+ Employees)
25 Best Small & Medium Workplace in Asia 2019 (20-500 Employees)

To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in one of these countries (Greater China, India, Japan, South Korea, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates) represented on the list and meet our minimum quantitative threshold on the Trust Index© survey. Please note that the ranking of Asia 2019 is based on the India assessment conducted in FY 2017-18 and the assessment for FY 2018-19 will be considered for Asia 2020 ranking.

More than 1,200 organizations were eligible to be considered for the honors this year. We are delighted that the companies in India have a great representation among the best workplaces in the Asia region and are committed to building a Great Place to Work FOR ALL.

Better for People. Better for Business. Better for the World.

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    VP Human Resources

    SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

    "… helped us gain mind share with the best talent pools across industries."

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    Bajaj Finance Ltd.

    "Today, talent knows the value of an organization that has been recognised by Great Place to Work®. The recognition adds to the credibility of the organization."

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    CEO, MD

    TATA Steel India

    "This recognition reinforces our commitment to respect for diversity and equal opportunity to employees."

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    Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. (McDonald’s West & South India)

    "Being recognized as a Great Place to Work by the institute have helped us foster pride in self, service and company. It has helped in learning and sharing of best practices beyond our sector."

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    Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors

    As an organization we believe in continuously raising the bar and becoming an employer of choice. External benchmarks such as Great Place to Work® study provides an excellent opportunity for us to get insights on where can we do even better as an organization.

Asia's Best Workplaces

25 Best Small & Medium Workplace in Asia 2019

(20-500 Employees)

25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia 2019

(501+ Employees)

25 Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia 2019

(2000+ Employees)

25 Best Small & Medium Workplace in Asia 2019

RankOrganization NameNumber of
1Hulu186Information Technology // Internet Service ProviderGreater China2019
2Royal Plaza on Scotts330HospitalitySingapore2019
3Splunk186Information Technology // Storage/Data ManagementGreater China2019
4GALTON VOYSEY20Retail // SpecialtyGreater China2019
6InMobi Information Technology (Shanghai) Co., Limited88Media // Online Internet ServicesGreater China2019
7Korea Forestry Promotion Institute248Social Services and Government AgenciesSouth Korea2019
899X Technology176Information Technology // SoftwareSri Lanka2019
9Hyosarang Family Hospital292Health Care // HospitalSouth Korea2019
10Tata Communications (Hong Kong) Ltd59TelecommunciationsGreater China2019
11Katalyst Group20Construction, Infrastructure & Real EstateGreater China2019
12Shalom International Movers Pte Ltd96Transportation // Package & Freight transportSingapore2019
13Piramal Finance Ltd.111Financial Services & InsuranceIndia2019
14Alkhabeer Capital Company80Financial Services & Insurance // InvestmentsSaudi Arabia2019
15Leminar Airconditioning Company427Industrial ServicesUAE2019
16Danube Home247RetailUAE2019
17Cybozu, Inc.474Information TechnologyJapan2019
18Expack Corrugated Cartons (Pvt) Ltd262Manufacturing & Production // Pulp, paper and paper productsSri Lanka2019
19Softlogic Restaurants (Pvt) Ltd420Hospitality // Food and Beverage ServiceSri Lanka2019
20Oxford College of Business (Pvt) Ltd58Education & TrainingSri Lanka2019
21Al-Dabbagh Group Holding Company28Financial Services & Insurance // InvestmentsSaudi Arabia2019
22and factory,inc66Information TechnologyJapan2019
23Kinan International Real Estate Development Company 93Construction, Infrastructure & Real Estate // Property ManagementSaudi Arabia2019
24GRIT Inc.82Education & TrainingJapan2019
25Equitas Development Initiatives Trust403Non-profit and Charity OrganisationsIndia2019

25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia 2019

RankOrganization NameNumber of
1THE One515Retail // SpecialtyUAE2019
2SHINHAN CARD CO., LTD.2768Financial Services & Insurance // Banking/Credit  ServicesSouth Korea2019
3KOREA SOUTH-EAST POWER Corp.2468Construction, Infrastructure & Real Estate // InfrastructureSouth Korea2019
4Godrej Consumer Products Limited2543Manufacturing & ProductionIndia2019
5Plan・Do・See Inc.1500HospitalityJapan2019
6Music Broadcast Ltd.734MediaIndia2019
7Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors10185Manufacturing & ProductionIndia2019
8Indus Towers Limited2494TelecommunicationsIndia2019
9Bajaj Finance Limited13072Financial Services & InsuranceIndia2019
10BUSAN BANK3564Financial Services & Insurance // Banking/Credit  ServicesSouth Korea2019
11Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.18380Financial Services & InsuranceIndia2019
12Korea Airports Corporation2183Social Services and Government AgenciesSouth Korea2019
13Value Management Co., Ltd.884Professional Services Japan2019
14Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd5053RetailIndia2019
15Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water)5348Social Services and Government AgenciesSouth Korea2019
16Ujjivan Small Finance Bank10758Financial Services & InsuranceIndia2019
17People Combine Educational Initiatives1468Education & TrainingIndia2019
18Apparel Group9872RetailUAE2019
19NTPC Limited20593Manufacturing & ProductionIndia2019
20Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd14755Financial Services & InsuranceIndia2019
21Marico Limited1460Manufacturing & ProductionIndia2019
22DISCO Corporation3688Manufacturing & ProductionJapan2019
23Capital Market Authority715Financial Services & InsuranceSaudi Arabia2019
24Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC1700Industrial servicesSri Lanka2019
25HNB Grameen Finance Limited1720Financial Services & Insurance // Banking/Credit  ServicesSri Lanka2019

25 Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia 2019

RankOrganization NameNumber of
DHL Express (Greater China)
DHL-Sinotrans International Air Courier Ltd. (Greater China)
Blue Dart Express - DHL (India)
DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd.(India)
DHL Supply Chain India Pvt Ltd(India)
DHL Japan, Inc.(Japan)
DHL Korea Ltd. (South Korea)
DHL (Keells) Pvt. Ltd (Sri Lanka)
Dalsey, Hillblom and Lynn - DHL KSA (Saudi Arabia)
DHL Express (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
500000Transportation // Package & Freight transportGreater China(2), India(3), Japan, South Korea, Sri lanka, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, UAE2019
Cisco (Greater China)
Cisco Systems Korea Ltd. (South Korea)
Cisco (Singapore)
Cisco (UAE)
73711Information TechnologyGreater China, South Korea, UAE, Singapore2019
3Hilton Worldwide
Hilton (Greater China)
Hilton (India)
Hilton Worldwide, Inc. (Saudi Arabia)
Hilton (UAE)
161000Hospitality | Hotel/ResortGreater China, India, Saudi Arabia, UAE2019
SAP (China) Co., Ltd.(Greater China)
SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. (India)
SAP Japan Co., Ltd.(Japan)
SAP Korea (South Korea)
SAP Asia Pte Ltd (Singapore)
87100Information TechnologyGreater China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore2019
5Mars, Inc
Mars (Greater China)
Mars Japan Limited, Royal Canin Japon(Japan)
Mars Korea INC. (Korea)
80000Manufacturing & ProductionGreater China, Japan, South Korea2019
6InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group (India) Pvt. Ltd. (India)
InterContinental Hotels Group (Saudi Arabia)
8000Hospitality | Hotel/ResortIndia, Saudi Arabia2019
7Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew Medical (Shanghai) Limited. (Greater China)
Smith & Nephew (UAE)
15000Manufacturing & ProductionGreater China, UAE2019
Roche Diagnostics (Shanghai) Limited (Greater China)
Roche Korea Pharmaceuticals (South Korea)
94442Biotechnology & PharmaceuticalsGreater China, South Korea2019
9Salesforce (India) Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
Salesforce (Singapore)
27000Information TechnologyIndia, Japan, Singapore2019
10American Express
American Express India (India)
American Express (Japan)
54000 Financial Services & Insurance India, Japan2019
Hays (Greater China)
Hays Specialist Recruitment Pte Ltd (Singapore)
9640Professional ServicesGreater China, Singapore2019
12Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt India Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. (India)
Hyatt (UAE)
100000Hospitality | Hotel/ResortIndia, UAE2019
13Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems India Pvt Ltd (India)
Adobe Systems Co., Ltd. (Japan)
17960Information TechnologyIndia, Japan2019
Paypal (Greater China)
PayPal India Pvt. Ltd. (India)
18000Information TechnologyGreater China, India2019
15Cadence Design Systems Inc
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Greater China)
Cadence Design Systems - India (India)
Cadence Korea Ltd. (South Korea)
7248Information TechnologyGreater China, India, South Korea2019
Meltwater (Greater China)
Meltwater Japan K.K. (Japan)
2000MediaGreater China, Japan2019
FedEx Express (India)
Mountain Hawk Express (Pvt) Ltd (Sri Lanka)
FedEx Express (UAE)
400000TransportationIndia, Sri Lanka, UAE2019
Kantar Health(Greater China)
Kantar Worldpanel (Greater China)
Kantar's Global Delivery Centre (India)
23000Professional ServicesGreater China(2), India2019
EY (Greater China)
Ernst & Young, India (India)
Ernst&Young Hanyoung (South Korea)
247570Professional ServicesGreater China, India, South Korea2019
20Landmark Group
Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd (India)
Splash (UAE)
Iconic (UAE)
55000RetailIndia, UAE(2)2019
Kronos (Greater China)
Kronos Inc (India)
5251Information TechnologyChina, India2019
22S.C. Johnson
S.C. Johnson Products Pvt. Ltd. (India)
S.C. JOHNSON Korea Inc. (South Korea)
13000Manufacturing & ProductionIndia, South Korea2019
SAS Institute (India) Pvt. Ltd (India)
SAS Research and Development Pvt. Ltd (India)
SAS Institute Japan ltd. (Japan)
SAS Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia)
14175Information TechnologyIndia(2), Japan, Saudi Arabia2019
Philips Lighting India Ltd (India)
Philips (UAE)
33000ElectronicsIndia, UAE2019
Mastercard (Greater China)
Mastercard (Singapore)
13400Information TechnologyGreater China, Singapore2019

Making India A Great Place to Work


Broad Industries Covered


Organisations Assessed in India


Certified Companies in India

2 Mn+

Employees Surveyed

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Why build a Great Place to Work?

Organizations that create great workplace culture for their employees, perform better.

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