Awards

We owe our achievements to our dedicated employees.

Here are a few honors we’ve received for our business results, workplace culture and philanthropic activities.

Fortune World’s Best Workplaces 2017
Fortune, in association with Great Place to Work, named us among the World’s Best Workplaces. We ranked #10 out of the 25 companies on the list. This list highlights companies that have gone above and beyond to create a great workplace for employees all over the world. Companies on the list must appear on at least five country Great Place to Work lists, and employees must confirm that the company is truly a great place to work through their feedback on an anonymous survey.
Glassdoor Highest Rated CEOs 2017 Employees' Choice
Glassdoor announced its fifth annual Employees’ Choice Award winners, honoring the highest rated CEOs. Kevin Lobo, our Chairman & CEO, for the second year in a row joins the list of winners across the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Glassdoor bases the awards solely on the input of employees who voluntarily provide anonymous feedback.
FORTUNE 500
Every year, FORTUNE issues a list of the top 500 U.S. companies, both private and public, ranked by revenue (as reported). This year, Stryker moved up the list 35 spots to #252. Since we first made the list in 2003, we’ve climbed past many strong companies and have moved up 241 spots.
LinkedIn Top Companies 2017: Where the World Wants to Work Now
We ranked No. 23 on the LinkedIn Top Companies list. LinkedIn bases this list on the billions of actions taken by its 500+ million members in three categories: interest in a company's jobs, interest in a company's brand and employees, and employee retention.
Gallup Great Workplace Award
We were one of 37 companies that received the Gallup Great Workplace Award (GGWA) in 2017, which recognizes organizations for their ability to create an engaged workplace culture. This was our 10th year as a GGWA recipient. A panel of Gallup workplace experts assesses applicants against criteria established by a comprehensive workplace study.
People - Companies that Care
Great Place to Work (GPTW), in association with People magazine, named us one of 50 Companies that Care. We ranked #45 out of 50 companies on the list. This list highlights the top U.S. companies with 1,000 or more employees that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion and concern for their employees, their communities and the environment.
FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For 2017
Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States. This is the seventh consecutive year we have been on the list, and we ranked 19 out of 100.
FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies - 2017
For the 16th year in a row, Fortune included us on the World's Most Admired Companies list, this year placing No. 5 in the Medical Products & Equipment Industry category. Fortune compiles the list based on feedback from executives, boards of directors and analysts, surveying a total of 680 companies from 28 countries and looking at criteria ranging from investment value to social responsibility.
FORTUNE’s 2017 Best Workplaces for Giving Back
We ranked No. 20 out of 50 companies for Fortune's 2017 Best Workplaces for Giving Back. Fortune’s partner Great Place to Work combed through more than 350,000 surveys to compile this list of the companies. Employees answer detailed questions about how proud they are of their impact on the community, the difference they feel they make, and whether their work has special meaning.