NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) today announced it has been named to this year's list of 100 Best Companies by Working Mother magazine.
The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
S&P Global has a rich portfolio of family-friendly resources, including: flexible work arrangements; childcare resources - including sick care days, discounted before- and after-school care, and holiday and summer care; backup dependent care for children and elders; an extensive suite of higher education planning tools and resources; and maternity, adoption and parental leave.
In addition, S&P Global supports nine employee resource groups (ERGs), including ParentsNet, which is devoted to the needs of parents and caregivers. The Company has also strengthened its commitment to diversity, including increasing the number of women in senior executive roles and expanding the footprint of WINS, its ERG dedicated to advancing and developing women at all levels.
"We are extremely proud to be among the top companies Working Mother magazine has recognized for offering supportive policies and programs for working families," said France Gingras, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, S&P Global. "This recognition reflects our commitment to ensuring our employees have what they need to be successful while they deliver the essential intelligence we're known for in the capital and commodity markets around the world."
Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, "For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America's families. Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attracts the best talent."
S&P Global was selected for the Working Mother 100 Best Companies based on an extensive application of hundreds of questions. The application included detailed questions about workforce, compensation, child- care and flexibility programs, leave policies and more. It also checked the usage and availability of programs, as well as the accountability of managers who oversee them. In selecting this year's winning companies, particular weight was given to representation of women, advancement programs and flex.
About S&P Global:
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately 20,000 employees in 31 countries. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com.
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