RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that it has been named to Working Mother magazine's annual 100 Best Companies list for the fifth consecutive year. The company was awarded for its leadership in creating a corporate culture that supports and fosters working mothers and its commitment to offering progressive workplace programs, including flexible work arrangements and on-site child care.
"We are honored to be recognized yet again on this esteemed list for the fifth year running," said Nancy Di Dia, U.S. chief diversity and inclusion officer, Boehringer Ingelheim. "We understand the importance of offering programs that enable employees to establish a work-life balance, helping them to be the best that they can be at home and at work. These programs support having engaged and happy employees, which benefits the many patients that we serve on a daily basis."
To help employees find a balance, Boehringer Ingelheim offers generous paid time off and flexible work arrangements, as well as fitness facilities, on-site child care, dry cleaning services and banking. In keeping with the company's mission, Boehringer Ingelheim also places a great deal of emphasis on health and wellness, providing on-site occupational health services, on-site wellness screenings, healthy dining options, indoor/outdoor walking paths, on demand 24/7 medical care via telephone or computer, second opinion services for medical diagnosis, on-site financial wellness programs and a nurse hotline.
The complete list of Working Mother's 2016 100 Best Companies can be found here, and Boehringer Ingelheim's profile can be found here. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
About Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Ridgefield, CT, is the largest U.S. subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation.
Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, the company operates globally with 145 affiliates and more than 47,000 employees. Since its founding in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel treatments for human and veterinary medicine.
Boehringer Ingelheim is committed to improving lives and providing valuable services and support to patients and their families. Our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen our communities. To learn more about how we make more health for more people, visit our Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
In 2015, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about $15.8 billion (14.8 billion euros). R&D expenditure corresponds to 20.3 percent of its net sales.
About Working Mother Media
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