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20 Companies With Equal Opportunities, According to Women

Here's where you can find this key drivers of happiness

When there’s a level playing field at work, women feel more valued and satisfied. Shocking, right? Who wouldn’t want to feel like they are valued for the work they do, regardless of gender?

Today, we’re not just talking about the pay gap, although that’s a big issue too. Many companies favor men for promotions and perks over women who are better qualified. At InHerSight, we dare to ask: “Do women and men have equal opportunities in your workplace?"

This week, we are diving deep into this topic from a data perspective. We dug into the data and insights that women have shared with us on more than 50,000 companies in the US to find the workplaces with the highest scores for equal opportunities.

Here’s a list of the companies that made our Top 20:

Company Equal Opportunities

1. Title Source

4.6 Overall | Detroit, MI | Real Estate

4.8 out of 5

2. Chronicle Books

4.2 Overall | San Francisco, CA | Publishing

4.6 out of 5

3. Lush Cosmetics

3.7 Overall | Poole, UK | Cosmetics

4.6 out of 5

4. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.3 Overall | Boston, MA | Management Consulting

4.6 out of 5

5. IKEA Group

3.7 Overall | Malmö, Sweden | Retail

4.4 out of 5

6. Progressive Insurance

4.0 Overall | Highland Heights, OH | Insurance

4.4 out of 5

7. Sephora

3.2 Overall | Paris, France | Retail

4.4 out of 5

8. Procore Technologies

4.4 Overall | Carpinteria, CA | Computer Software

4.3 out of 5

9. Edward Jones

4.0 Overall | Town and Country, MO | Financial Services

4.2 out of 5

10. Johnson & Johnson

4.1 Overall | New Brunswick, NJ | Hospital & Health Care

4.2 out of 5

11. Old Navy

3.1 Overall | San Francisco, CA | Retail

4.2 out of 5

12. Starbucks

3.2 Overall | Seattle, WA | Retail

4.2 out of 5

13. Nordstrom

3.1 Overall | Seattle, WA | Retail

4.2 out of 5

14. Barnes & Noble

3.0 Overall | New York City, NY | Retail

4.1 out of 5

15. Ericsson

4.0 Overall | Stockholm, Sweden | Telecommunications

4.1 out of 5

16. Katz Radio Group

3.6 Overall | New York City, NY | Media

4.1 out of 5

17. Massage Envy

2.9 Overall | Scottsdale, AZ | Health, Wellness and Fitness

4.1 out of 5

18. ULTA Beauty

2.9 Overall | Bolingbrook, IL | Retail

4.1 out of 5

19. Epic

3.2 Overall | Verona, WI | Computer Software

4.0 out of 5

20. GEICO

3.1 Overall | Chevy Chase, MD | Insurance

4.0 out of 5

Only companies with ratings from 50 or more participants were eligible. Data as of September 20, 2017.

Click to learn more about how each of these companies scores across all 15 of our ratings categories and to see what it means to be set up for success.

And while you’re at it, let your voice be heard. What does “Equal Opportunities” look like for you? Anonymously rate the female-friendliness of your company by clicking here.

At InHerSight, our mission is to improve the workplace for women by measuring it. We bring women’s insights together into a common framework to show where companies excel and where they fall short so more women can find their ideal workplace. For more on women in the workplace follow InHerSight on Twitter or Facebook .

By Edwina Koch & Mary Beth Browne

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