Bank of America, headquartered in Charlotte, NC USA, has won the Grand Stevie® Award for Organization of the Year in the 2021 (sixth annual) Stevie Awards for Great Employers, an international competition that recognizes the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements, and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work.
“It’s a privilege to receive the Grand Stevie Award for Most Honored Organization of the Year. This further demonstrates Bank of America’s commitment to being a great place to work and investing in the success of our teammates,” said Sheri Bronstein Chief Human Resources Officer at Bank of America.
Today’s announcement was made by the Stevie Awards, organizers of this and seven other national and international business awards programs, including The American Business Awards® and The International Business Awards®.
A second Grand Stevie Award, for the Highest-Rated Nomination of the Year, goes to Sweetrush Inc., of San Francisco, CA USA for their Gold Stevie Award-winning nomination for Leadership or Skills Development Solution Provider of the Year. Its average score of 9.17/10 from the jury was the highest received by nominations reviewed by the judges this year.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in the Stevie Awards for Great Employers were announced on August 30. More than 950 nominations from organizations in 29 nations were evaluated in this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 90 professionals worldwide, acting as judges.
All winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on November 17.
The Grand Stevie Award for Organization of the Year is determined by a points system in which each Gold Stevie win earns three points, each Silver Stevie win two points, and each Bronze Stevie win one-and-a-half points. Bank of America’s 66.5 points is tops among all participants in this year’s competition.
Bank of America also won a Grand Stevie in last year’s awards, for Highest-rated Nomination of the Year.
Arturo Schwartzberg, Co-founder and Chairman of Sweetrush Inc., remarked, "More than ever, leadership and skills development are the path to a brighter future. We are truly honored and thankful for this award, and to be recognized for the work we are doing in collaboration with our clients who care deeply about the success of their people. We also congratulate our fellow Grand Stevie Award winner, Bank of America, our long-time client-partner!"
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize achievement in many facets of the workplace. Categories include:
- Employer of the Year
- HR Achievements
- HR Individual Awards
- HR Team Categories
- Solution Provider Awards
- COVID-19 Response
- More than 50 New Product & Service Categories
Entries for the 2022 edition of the Stevie Awards for Great Employers will open in March.