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Workiva Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

Report Highlights Sustainability Programs with Employees and Customers;

Details Innovation and Community Support

What: Workiva (NYSE:WK) releases its 2017 Sustainability Report

Where: View/Download here

When: Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 a.m. CST

Why: Workiva is built for the way people want to work today. Our Wdesk platform helps our customers be more efficient in ways that save time and conserve resources.

Workiva is committed to doing the right thing every time: from how we serve our customers to how we treat our employees to how we respect our surroundings.

Workiva Highlights:

  • Wdesk adoption by more than 2,800 organizations, including over 70% of FORTUNE 500® companies
  • Customers have linked over 2.5 billion data values in Wdesk to ensure data accuracy
  • Customer satisfaction score > 95%
  • Revenue retention rate > 96%
  • Over 1,200 employees in 16 offices
  • Extended parental leave policy, additional diversity and inclusion efforts, community and charitable programs
  • Won 22 awards in 2016 for innovation and employee engagement
  • Ranked as a Leader on Gartner’s Cloud Financial Corporate Performance Management Magic Quadrant®
  • Ranked as a Leader in Chartis’ RiskTech Quadrant for Model Risk Governance
  • Ranked as a Leader in Chartis’ RiskTech Quadrant for Data Integrity and Control

  • Report Highlights:

  • Wdesk saved over 3.8 million pages from printing in 2016
  • Planted 160 new trees throughout Ames, Iowa parks
  • Raised over $70,000 for United way (up 23% from 2016)
  • Reduced trash per capita at headquarters by 42%
  • Composted 22,943 lbs of compostable material
  • Recycled over 15,000 lbs of cardboard
  • Headquarters recycling/trash program generated 12,153 kWh of electricity
  • Maintains more than 10,000 native prairie plants to restore Iowa Prairie at headquarters
  • Headquarters became a certified Monarch Butterfly Waystation by Monarch Watch

  • Quotes:

    “At Workiva, we value all backgrounds, beliefs and interests, and we recognize this diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective and innovation.” - Matt Rizai, Chairman and CEO, Workiva

    “With all of Wdesk’s excellent features, it’s easy to see how a company could use the platform to streamline any sort of business process.” -Rebecca Thompson, AAON Inc.

    “The aspects of Wdesk I value most are the time savings, improved accuracy and archiving.” -Andy Kim, Brown-Forman Corporation

    “Wdesk can dramatically improve staff productivity, reduce costs and errors, and improve turnaround. Those benefits are compounded when customers leverage Wdesk across departments for multiple use cases.” Melissa Webster, IDC

    About Workiva

    Workiva (NYSE:WK) delivers Wdesk, an intuitive cloud platform that modernizes how people work within thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the FORTUNE 500®. Wdesk is built upon a data management engine, offering controlled collaboration, data integration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity and gives users confidence in their data-driven decisions. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.

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    Media Contact

    Kevin McCarthy
    Workiva Inc.

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