P&G Bags, Best Employer, triple win at Asia CEO Awards 2022

(Left to right Anna Legarda (P&G Chief Communications Officer), Charm Banzuelo (P&G Senior Communications Manager), Vince Dizon (P&G National Human Resources Manager), Kristine Tang (P&G Vice President of Marketing )

Manila, Philippines – Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines won three honors at this year’s Asia CEO Awards, a testament to the strong corporate citizenship and corporate culture of one of the country’s most sought-after multinationals.

The awards body recognized P&G Philippines as the overall winner in the “Best Employer of the Year” category. The company was also cited as a “Diversified Business of the Year” and “Sustainable Business of the Year” winner in the Circle of Excellence in these categories.

Held annually since 2010, the Asia CEO Awards aim to highlight the leadership achievements of notable companies and executives who contribute to nation building. This year’s Asia CEO Awards received more than 400 nominations from the country’s top organizations and industry leaders.

“P&G is honored to be honored by the Asia CEO Awards 2022 as the overall winner of Best Employer of the Year. This is a valuable recognition of our company’s efforts to be a force for good and a force for growth for our employees, our consumers and the country. We have been focused on prioritizing employee health and safety, delivering superior brand innovations, and supporting nation-building efforts amid and despite the pandemic,” says Raffy Fajardo, President and CEO of P&G.

P&G Asia CEO Awards 2022
P&G Asia CEO Awards 2022

Employer of choice

Among the few companies with a successful “promote from within” culture, P&G is known to invest heavily in developing their talent and leadership. The company is distinguished by its meaningful careers leading billion-dollar global brands, providing international exposure and assignments, and combining them with hands-on mentorship from top business leaders locally, regionally and globally.

The company has often said people are its most important assets, and they’ve made it happen in varying degrees, from repurposing its Cabuyao manufacturing plant to produce medical-grade face masks for employees and donating. to moving its multi-faceted wellness programs onsite to accommodate a virtual facility. During the pandemic, P&G’s employee care program, dubbed “Alagang P&G”, has focused on the safety, health, well-being and connectivity of employees despite physical separation from the organization for more than 2 years. As a result, the company’s recent organizational survey revealed that an impressive 93% of its employees were proud to work for P&G.

P&G has also become a force for good and a force for growth by providing job security, protecting frontline workers with medical PPE, helping communities vulnerable to covid, building healthcare infrastructure and by pursuing economic investments.

A fair and inclusive employer and workplace

P&G’s “We See Equal” program champions equal opportunity and access for all of their employees to succeed through industry-leading policies, inclusive programs, and fair practices, especially in traditionally male-dominated environments. men. For example, P&G has designed its work opportunities in physical manufacturing to be equally accessible to men and women through automation solutions that ensure both genders can perform the job. The use of automated freight elevators removes gender bias from work by eliminating physical demands.

The company has launched an industry-leading parental leave policy called the “Share the Care” policy that provides a minimum of 8 weeks of paid parental leave for all types of P&G parents (biological and adoptive) to allow parents to bond and care for children new to their family. family. It goes beyond the standard government mandated 7 day paid paternity leave and breaks old stereotypes that the mother is the only full time carer of a new child.

P&G has also provided equal opportunities and inclusive work environments for people with disabilities (PWD) through its recently launched Limitless program. This helps create a more inclusive workplace and company culture where applicants and employees with disabilities and employees with dependents with disabilities feel valued, included, and can perform at their peak.

Sustainability in action

Environmental sustainability is at the forefront of P&G’s corporate citizenship priorities, leading to their award as “Sustainability Company of the Year” in the category’s Circle of Excellence. P&G’s Ambition 2030 statement aims to make responsible drinking possible. The Cabuyao factory is a 100% zero manufacturing waste to landfill operation. They buy 100% renewable electricity for the operations of its Cabuyao plant. They also monitor overall water consumption and recycle the factory’s wastewater.

The company’s new sustainability initiative “Project LESS” introduces new waste reduction solutions for in-store and online retail. They have converted single-use point-of-sale (POSM) materials into foldable, reusable, paper-based POSMs. It also converted plastic shrink wrap packaging to FSC-certified paper stickers and replaced plastic bubble wrap with recycled honeycomb papers in their last mile e-commerce packaging. This project reduced the use of 380,000 kg of single-use plastic and approximately 20,000 kg of virgin materials.

As the country’s largest employer, the multinational has more than 2,000 employees despite the challenges of the pandemic and is poised to continue delivering top quality branded products while contributing to nation building in the Philippines.

About Procter & Gamble

P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality leading brands. Fostering equality and inclusion, supporting our communities and protecting the planet are integral to how we do business. We believe we have a responsibility to make the world a better place – through the products we create and the positive impact our brands and business can have. P&G’s portfolio includes Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks® and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries around the world.

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