The 2012 list: top 34 medium companies to work for in Oregon

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Articles - March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

MEDIUM COMPANIES — 35-99 OREGON EMPLOYEES
RANK '12 '11 COMPANY CITY / HEADQUARTERS OREGON SENIOR EXECUTIVE / TITLE EMPLOYEES OR/TOTAL DESCRIPTION SCORE EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYER TOTAL SCORE
2 1 Microsoft Corp. Portland
Redmond, Wash.
Chris Preston
Regional Sales Director
50
98,000
Software company 453.6
85.0
538.54

No. 2 Medium Company: Microsoft Corp.

Every year Microsoft office cafes recycle 10,000 gallons of cooking grease into biodiesel, and in 2011, the entire company donated $844 million worth of software to nearly 47,000 nonprofits. Here in Oregon, such social and environmental support repeatedly wins kudos from employees. Says one, “We work in a gorgeous office with a beautiful view in a LEED building. We have an annual giving campaign where our money is matched dollar-for-dollar, and organizations we donate time to receive $17 an hour for the time we spend with them. It’s amazing.”

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