Kungsleden—the best property company to work for
Press Release 26 March 2010
Yesterday, listed Swedish property company Kungsleden AB (publ) was recognised as one of the best workplaces in the Great Place to Work survey. Kungsleden secured a top four place in the medium-sized companies category, and was rated first among property companies. This, the eighth consecutive year of the survey, covered some 80 companies. The purpose of the Great Place to Work survey is to recognise and reward those organisations that work actively to create a positive culture in the workplace, and to inspire other companies that want to start this process. In recent years, Kungsleden has taken a goal-oriented approach to its internal corporate culture. For the third consecutive year, Kungsleden can demonstrate a stronger organisation with healthier people and a positive working climate. Strong drive and enjoyment at work were special features. Nine out of ten employees describe Kungsleden as a good company to work for. The results of the 2009 Employee Satisfaction Survey via Synovate were an Employee Satisfaction Index of 71 per cent and leadership index of 70 per cent, against 59 and 57 per cent respectively for 2007. “We keep taking the temperature of our corporate climate, but it feels good to compare with other companies,” said Kungsleden’s HR and Corporate Communications Manager Cecilia Gannedahl, “I’m delighted about this award and view it as evidence that our efforts are in the right direction. Enjoyment at work is central for motivation and results.” Kungsleden AB (publ) discloses the information in this press release according to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. The information was provided for public release on 26 March 2010 at 8:00 a.m.