PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global health and hygiene company RB – maker of popular consumer brands including Lysol, Air Wick, Mucinex, and Enfamil – has taken home the "Gold Stevie" award for Employer of the Year at the annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers for the second year in a row.
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize the world's best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work. RB has a unique culture that believes people are at the heart of success. With this in mind, RB is continually looking at new ways it can shape the future workplace and deliver sustainable outperformance.
The award recognized RB's efforts to build a distinct culture that values the health and wellness of its employees, and encourages them to give back. Some of those efforts included:
- Introducing a "Live Your Best" program to provide employees with the practical guidance and support needed to lead healthier and happier lives;
- Expanding "Project D.A.R.E." to provide greater support to women returning to work after maternity leave;
- Launching "Give Time" to enable employees to make an impact in their communities;
- Offering shuttle services to ease the financial burden of the commute to our North American headquarters in Parsippany.
"We are so thrilled to be recognized among all of the global entries as an Employer of the Year again," said Lynn Kenney, Vice President of Corporate Communications, RB North America. "RB's unique culture is at the heart of its success and that culture is driven by an incredible innovative and hard-working group of employees. It is especially gratifying to be honored knowing this award is voted on by both employees and a panel of industry judges."
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards were announced and presented to winners at a dinner ceremony on Friday, September 21.
RB* is the global leading consumer health and hygiene company. Driven by a purpose of providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, RB has operations in over 60 countries. From the foundations of wellness and infant nutrition, to the fundamentals of a hygienic home, its global brands help people live healthier, happier lives.
RB has world leading Powerbrands which include household names such as Enfamil, Nutramigen, Nurofen, Strepsils, Gaviscon, Mucinex, Durex, Scholl, Clearasil, Lysol, Dettol, Veet, Harpic, Cillit Bang, Mortein, Finish, Vanish, Calgon, Woolite and Air Wick.
RB's unique culture is at the heart of its success. Its drive to achieve, passion to outperform and commitment to quality and scientific excellence are manifested in the work of over 40,000 employees worldwide. RB is proud to lead the Save a Child a Minute campaign, which aims to eliminate child deaths from diarrhea, one of the world's largest killers of children under five.
For more information visit http://www.rb.com/us.
*RB is the trading name of Reckitt Benckiser group of companies.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.