For the 21st consecutive year, REI has been recognized as one of the nation’s top employers, ranking 43 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.

The rankings are based on survey responses from employees asked to rate workplace culture. Final rankings, according to a release on REI’s website, is determined by over 50 workplace elements, including trust in managers, compensation and camaraderie. 

“It’s an incredible honor, in our 80th year as a co-op, that our employees feel so strongly about the work we do,” said Raquel Karls, REI senior vice president of human resources. “REI’s culture is built around the idea that a life outdoors is a life well lived, and our teams bring that to life every day for our millions of members in the communities across the country.”