Inspire recognized by Great Place to Work® on Certification Nation Day, a National Celebration of Outstanding Workplaces

May 17, 2022

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SANTA MONICA, CA — Inspire is proud to celebrate Certification Nation Day on May 17, along with the community of Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies across the country. Great Place to Work® has designated May 17, 2022 as Certification Nation Day to salute and recognize the companies working to create great places to work for all. 

This year, 92% of employees said Inspire is a great place to work — 35 points higher than the average U.S. company. Additionally, employees at Inspire overwhelmingly feel welcome when they join the company (98%), feel that employees care for each other (98%), and feel that they are given a lot of responsibility (95%). “We’re thrilled to be certified as a Great Place to Work for the sixth year in a row,” says Brad Bentley, CEO of Inspire Clean Energy. “We take immense pride in the culture we’ve built at Inspire over the years that includes a passionate community dedicated to our mission in combating the climate crisis and accelerating access to clean, renewable energy for all.”

“Certified companies put employees first,” says Michael C. Bush, chief executive officer at Great Place to Work. “Thriving employees increase revenue, profit and provide market-leading customer experiences. I hope that Certification Nation Day can inspire other executives to create and sustain employee-first cultures."

“It’s important to honor all of the work that goes into creating a Certified company. Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience.”

Great Place to Work Certification™ is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying outstanding employee experiences. According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

About Inspire Clean Energy

Inspire is a mission-driven, technology-enabled clean energy company that subscribes people to a world where energy from renewable sources is a better choice for their home and the environment. With Inspire, members receive access to clean energy and peace of mind from a predictable price for their home’s electricity supply.

Founded in 2014, Inspire has made it easy for hundreds of thousands of people to join the clean energy movement and take action against climate change. Inspire is a certified B Corp and wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell New Energies US LLC, with headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and Philadelphia, PA.

About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.  

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™. 

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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