BDO USA, LLP Named 100 Best Company by Working Mother in Recognition of Progressive Workplace Programs

Sixth Consecutive Year the National Accounting Firm has been

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Working Mother magazine today named BDO USA, LLP as one of the 2016 Working
Mother 100 Best Companies
 for its outstanding leadership in
creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of
advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.
This is the sixth consecutive year that BDO USA has been recognized with
this honor. Barclays, DuPont, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson and
MetLife are just a few of the other businesses recognized with the
award. A summary of BDO USA’s work life practices cited by Working
Mother can be found at www.bdowmbc2016.
The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working
and on www.wmbc2016list.

“BDO USA has a long history of encouraging diversity and flexibility in
the workplace. We value the recognition we receive from many
organizations for our inclusive culture, but none more than Working
Mother, a true pioneer in advocating the advancement and retention of
women in the workplace,” said Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA. “We are
committed to constantly improving our efforts.”

Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For
31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies
that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now
more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a
key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the
culture that attract the best talent.”

Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media,
says, “This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to
support working moms and all diverse families. In 2016, fully paid leave
offerings have grown to an average of 9 weeks, up from 8 last year. The
Working Mother 100 Best Companies continue to pave the way for employers
nationwide to support their employees, both personally and

Other Honors

In addition to the recognition from Working Mother, for eight
consecutive years BDO USA has been recognized with the When Work
Works Award
for business excellence in workplace flexibility by
the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM). The firm was also named one of the 2016 Top
Companies for Executive Women
by the National Association for
Female Executives.


BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services
firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting
services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held
companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service
through the active involvement of experienced and committed
professionals. The firm serves clients through more than 60 offices and
more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an
independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves
multi-national clients through a global network of more than 1,300
offices in over 150 countries.

BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership, is the
U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by
guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of
independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and
for each of the BDO Member Firms. For more information, please visit:

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Jerry Walsh, 631-419-9008