Public Interest Registry Earns Great Place To Work Certification™

Reston, Va. —Public Interest Registry (PIR) has earned another Great Place to Work Certification for 2024. This is the second time that PIR has earned this certification. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Public Interest Registry. This year, 98% of employees said it’s a great place To Work – 41 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

“We are incredibly honored to again be awarded the Great Place to Work Certification,” says PIR President and CEO Jon Nevett. “The PIR team embodies a culture of excellence while working to provide a safe and stable online platform for mission-driven organizations and individuals striving to make our world a better place.  

The “Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work. She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that Public Interest Registry stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees.”

Over the past several years, Public Interest Registry has been recognized a number of times for its excellent culture and workplace. In both 2022 and 2024, Public Interest Registry was  certified by Great Place to Work. It was named a Fortune Best Small Workplace in 2023. It has also been named one of Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in 2020 and 2021. 

About Public Interest Registry

Public Interest Registry (PIR) is a nonprofit that operates the .ORG top-level domain—one of the world’s largest generic top-level domains with more than 10.8 million domain names registered worldwide. .ORG is open to everyone, providing a global platform for organizations, associations, clubs, businesses and individuals to bring their ideas to life. PIR has been a champion for a free and open Internet for two decades with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world. PIR was founded by the Internet Society (internetsociety.org) in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia, USA. Visit www.pir.org for more information.

About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place To Work® Certification is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified.

About Great Place To Work®

As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work® brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model helps companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified™ or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List.