Established in 2013, Canva has grown to over 40 million monthly active users across over 190 countries, with over 4 billion designs created, at over 80 designs per second. Today Canva is growing from strength to strength, with a current valuation at US$6 billion, with over 1,000 team members – across offices in Sydney, Manila, Austin, and Beijing – working together on a mission to empower everyone to design.
Makati City, Metro Manila
Information Technology / Software
Adaptability an Asset for Business Continuity
On March 16, as soon as the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was announced, the leadership team at Canva Philippines came together to discuss how to respond to the rising challenges being brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Three days later, on March 19, they advised all employees to work from home as a pre-emptive measure and began mobilizing their business continuity plans for the organization.
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To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.
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The Best Workplaces in Asia List
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions with the publication of the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:
To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. For the 2021 Asia List, companies ranked on the national list in the Philippines will also be included. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements:
Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.