Washington, DC, April 24, 2024 – ACDI/VOCA announced today that it is a 2024 Top Workplaces CULTURE EXCELLENCE winner.

These awards are based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Culture Excellence awards recognize organizations that excel in specific areas of workplaces culture. ACDI/VOCA received the following awards for its culture:


This award celebrates organizations who have embedded innovation into their culture and create an environment where new ideas come from all employees.

Work-Life Flexibility

This award celebrates the organizations or provide options to their employees in how and where they work, as well as having managers who care for their employee’s concerns.

Compensation & Benefits

This award celebrates organizations who provide employees not only with material rewards but also with appreciation for their work.


This award celebrates organizations whose leaders inspire confidence in their employees and in the direction of the company. These leaders understand the needs of customers which front-line employees hear every day.

Purpose & Values

This award celebrates organizations who have both embedded their mission and values into their culture and are efficient in their work to bring it into reality.

“To be recognized for our culture today is something everyone at ACDI/VOCA should be particularly proud of, because our culture belongs to all of us,” said ACDI/VOCA CEO Sylvia J. Megret. “Our people, and their actions every day, are what make this organization what it is. Everyone is so clearly dedicated to our mission, and our teams live our values in everything we do. Those of us in leadership are incredibly grateful for the skill, experience, talent, and insight of our teams around the world who make our culture what it is.”


ACDI/VOCA is a global development design and delivery partner that has implemented effective economic and social development projects in nearly 150 countries since 1963. We empower people to make positive changes in their lives by applying our expertise in sustainable agriculture, resilience, economic opportunity, access to finance, and equity & inclusion to create meaningful, lasting impact. Our reputation for impact is rooted in an award-winning system of monitoring, impact evaluation, and learning.

ACDI/VOCA helps countries sustainably improve key economic sectors as partners in program development and implementation across the public and private sectors to foster broad-based economic growth, raise living standards, and support vibrant communities. Together with affiliates Tanager, AV Ventures, and Fundación ACDI/VOCA L.A. we deliver expert technical assistance and create locally driven market solutions that bridge diverse stakeholders in shared development efforts.