GPTW For Giving Back Badge


MARKHAM, ON, August 24, 2021 – Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. has been named to the 2021 list of Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back by Great Place to Work® for the third time in a row in addition to being named a Best Workplace™ in Canada, in Ontario, for Women and for Mental Wellness.

 "Astellas is dedicated to building healthier communities, so it is a great honour to be recognized again this year as a Best Workplace™ for Giving Back,” said Frank Stramaglia, General Manager, Astellas Pharma Canada. "Improving the lives of others is at the core of everything we do, whether through innovative medicine or employee volunteerism.”

To qualify for this list recognition, organizations must be Great Place to Work-Certified™ and at least 90% of employees must feel good about the way their company contributes to community.

“Giving back is engrained in our culture,” said Adele Zita, Director of Human Resources, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. “This recognition is a testament to the teamwork, enthusiasm and generosity of our employees.” 

In addition to being named again as a Great Place to Work® Institute Best Workplace™ for Giving Back, in 2021, Astellas Pharma Canada Inc. has also been listed for the sixth consecutive year as a Best Workplace™ in Canada and a Best Workplace™ for Women, and for the second time as a Best Workplace™ for Mental Wellness and as a Best Workplace™ in Ontario.

Visit the Great Place to Work® website to view the list of Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back and to learn more about the award.