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September 11, 2018

National Association For Business Resources Announces San Francisco Bay Area’s Best And Brightest Companies To Work For® Winners

Codexis is pleased to announce we’ve been selected as one of the nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

September 11, 2018 – San Francisco, CA — Companies that excel at employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, implement creative compensation programs and more will be recognized by National Association for Business Resources (NABR) at the San Francisco Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® symposium and awards celebration on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco in the Union Square district.

This year’s winners represent best practices in industries as diverse as energy, medical, financial services and nonprofit. (See the following list of honorees.)

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry, based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; and Strategic Company Performance.

“Profitability and stability are essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2018 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of the Best and Brightest programs. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”

The annual symposium and awards program will begin with registration, networking and exhibit gallery preview at 8:00 a.m., followed by educational presentations and a community project. The luncheon and awards presentation will be emceed by ABC 7 San Francisco and will begin at 11:30 a.m., adjourning at 12:30 p.m.

Winning companies also vie for three “Best of the Best Overall” elite awards in the small, medium and large business category. The elite award winners will be announced during the awards ceremony. San Francisco Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by BASIC, Baudville, Corp! Magazine, ABC 7 San Francisco, Clark Hill PLC, Drum Café West Coast, Hotel Nikko San Francisco, Kelly Services, MeritHR, Nortia Staffing, and Ogletree Deakins,.

Admission for the awards luncheon and symposium is $200. Tables of 10 are also available for $1,800. Recognition as a table sponsor with 10 tickets is $2,100. If you are interested in attending the conference, contact the NABR at 866-321-1822 or visit

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, and San Francisco Bay Area, in addition to a national program. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit to obtain an application.

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