We are delighted that we have again been recognised as a top employer. It shows us that our culture, our passion for sport and our brands are unique worldwide. Our ambition is to create the best working environment, also in order to attract talent from all over the world to our Group.The adidas Group has also received outstanding employer rankings in the UK (Britain's Healthiest Company 2014) and South Africa (Top Employer Certification 2015). In addition, the sporting goods company again maintained its top position in the employer ranking 'Working in Fashion 2014', a market research study conducted by the German Textilwirtschaft magazine.
The adidas Group has grown continuously over the last few years and employs 54,763 people worldwide, including 5,472 in Germany (as at December 31, 2014). In 2015, the Group will continue to grow, creating more than 200 new jobs in Germany alone.
Further information on the development of the 'next generation workplace' at the adidas Group can be found here: 'The workplace world is changing – which factors make an employer attractive and 'cool'?'