Stem Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: STMH CSE: STEM), a leading vertically-integrated cannabis and hemp company with state-of-the-art cultivation, processing, extraction, distribution, and retail operations, is pleased to announce that its Yerba Buena business of Hillsboro, OR has been recognized by mg Magazine in its annual Top 50 Cannabis Employers report for the second year in a row. The publication recognizes excellence in workplace culture and employee satisfaction among all cannabis industry sectors.
"We are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts to promote employee satisfaction and workplace well-being," stated Adam Berk, Chief Executive Officer of Stem Holdings Inc., which acquired Yerba Buena earlier in 2019. "At Stem Holdings, we value our employees with a commitment to promoting a positive company culture and developing safe and productive working environments. Our focus on employee welfare is strategically aligned with and critical to our mission of connecting world-class cannabis and hemp products to consumers, with a unique portfolio of brands and products that benefit their well-being."
Mg Magazine evaluated hundreds of finalists using research from public and private resources and confidential employee statements. Winners are chosen based on employee satisfaction, benefits and perks, company culture, corporate social responsibility, and charitable giving.
In addition, Yerba Buena has also been identified as one of the "Top 100 Cannabis Companies" by Entrepreneur Magazine. Yerba Buena also made the 2019 list of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" and was listed in Oregon's Top 10 Green Workplaces in 2017 and 2018 for its sustainability efforts.
More information on the Yerba Buena brand can be found at yerbabuena.com. To stay up to date on Stem's efforts in Oregon and other states, please visit www.stemholdings.com.
About Stem Holdings, Inc.
Stem Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: STMH CSE: STEM) is a leading cannabis and hemp company in the U.S. with proprietary capabilities in sustainable cultivation, processing, extraction, and R&D, as well as retail and distribution operations aligned with state-by-state regulations. Stem's award-winning brands are the foundation of the Company’s expansion into current and new segments and markets, with exceptional and disruptive brands and products that benefit well-being. Stem's expertise and scale will drive growth domestically and internationally, building value for shareholders.
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