On October 10, at a gala dinner in New York, P&G was recognized in Working Mother Magazine’s Top Ten List for Best Companies for Working Mothers.
The 2012 Working Mother 100 Best Companies are ranked based on key benefits offered to employees, including flexibility, wellness and fitness programs, comprehensive health plans, stress reduction and other programs. Flexible scheduling options were given particular weight in judging. P&G Chief Diversity Officer William Gipson accepted the award from Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media, on behalf of P&G. (Shown in photo.)
P&G offers a holistic benefits package, talent development and mentoring programs, reduced work schedules and leave of absence for birth of child, and health and wellness programs for employees. This year, the company also launched flex@work, a program designed to enable employees to personalize their work schedules to better maintain a healthy and productive work-life balance.
Other companies in Working Mother’s Top Ten list include Bank of America, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, General Mills, Grant Thornton, IBM, KPMG, PwC, and WellStar.
Linda Clement-Holmes Honored As A Working Mother of the Year
Linda Clement-Holmes, Senior Vice President – Global Business Services Research & Development, Product Supply, and Employee Solutions (and past Chief Diversity Officer), was among several leaders, who also happen to be working moms juggling a career and family, recognized by the magazine.
Clement-Holmes (front row, center in photo below) was recognized along with other working moms, who lead, inspire and show a commitment to career and family devotion. The honorees are working mothers who, despite busy schedules leading key business areas, still make time to mentor and advocate for their fellow working moms.