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Starbucks recognized as employer of choice for its family culture in China


SHANGHAI, China – Starbucks has been awarded “Aon Best Employers – China 2018” for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes the company’s investments in building a warm and welcoming family culture, with deep respect for the country’s unique culture.

The Aon Best Employers Award is a prestigious award that recognizes “employers of choice” that have strong employee engagement, effective leadership and a high-performance culture.


This year, Aon surveyed a total of 460,000 employees from 110 local and international companies across 14 industries. Starbucks has been honored by Aon since it began the survey in 2013.

“I am thrilled and proud Starbucks has been recognized again as one of the best employers in this country. Our 50,000 Chinese partners (employees) work tirelessly to bring love, passion and dedication to create individual moments of connection with our customers.

This honor belongs to our partners and I want to thank each one of them for all that they do every day,” said Belinda Wong, chief executive officer, Starbucks China.

“Starbucks is in China, for China. As our Starbucks family grows in strength, we remain steadfast in our commitment to invest and innovate in the ways we create opportunities and take care of our partners and their families.”