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The Best Employers in Africa

The Top Employers Institute Certification Programme assesses the people practices of participating companies through the independently audited and fact-based HR Best Practices Survey, which covers six domains and 20 subtopics: In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic posed challenges for societies across the world. It unleashed a new era of change for companies worldwide, whose survival and growth could influence the lives of millions of employees and their families. On 25 January 2021, 221 organizations spanning 32 African countries were officially announced as certified Top Employers 2021 in Africa for their outstanding HR strategies and people practices. Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices. In total, Top Employers Institute has certified 1 691 organisations in 120 countries and regions for the year ahead. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over seven million employees globally. Top Employers Institute also took the opportunity to align their certification process across all regions, moving away from three separate cycles to one certification celebration globally.