Survey Ranks Phillips 66 Top Employer ; the Firm Was No. 1 in Social Responsibility in a Nationwide Survey of Business Students

By Wofford, Jerry | Tulsa World (Tulsa, OK), August 1, 2013 | Go to article overview

Survey Ranks Phillips 66 Top Employer ; the Firm Was No. 1 in Social Responsibility in a Nationwide Survey of Business Students


Wofford, Jerry, Tulsa World (Tulsa, OK)


Young people want a good corporate citizen when they're looking for a job after business school, according to a new survey of students.

And the top employer is a familiar one to many in northeast Oklahoma area: Phillips 66.

In a survey of more than 20,800 business students at 320 colleges nationwide, Phillips 66 was ranked as the employer with the strongest degree of social responsibility.

The oil company, formally based in Bartlesville, ranked ahead of organizations such as the Peace Corps and the American Cancer Society.

"We're always surprised that some of the companies that make it to the top are who they are," said Vicki Lynn, senior vice president of client talent strategy and employer branding for research and advisory firm Universum, which conducted the survey. "We go in thinking with a certain perception in the way it's going to fall."

Universum focused its survey on which domestic companies or other organizations are most ideal to work for, and why. The results were published on Forbes magazine's website.

The students used Universum's employer-attractiveness tool to rank and categorize what makes companies more desirable to work for. Including compensation and reputation, corporate social responsibility is high among the attributes.

"Today, the students are extremely socially conscious about lots of things," Lynn said. "I really do believe that this is important to them, and maybe more so than previous generations."

Phillips 66 representatives were unavailable for comment Friday.

The company's website promotes its corporate responsibility, focusing on environmental, societal and economic concerns, with sustainability as a focus.

The current Phillips 66 was formed in May 2012 when ConocoPhillips completed a restructuring. But its history in northeast Oklahoma dates back to the Phillips Petroleum Co. founded in 1917.

Phillips grew throughout the 20th century to be one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the country. …

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