For the second year in a row, Corby named one of the "Best Workplaces in
TORONTO, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Corby Distilleries is being recognized as one
of this year's Best Workplaces in Canada. This list, and related stories,
appears in a special national report published in today's edition of the Globe
Corby is committed to building a company of leaders, and to providing a work
environment where employees are challenged, encouraged and given the support
they need to do their best and to become their best. We know that
organizations that can create sustainable engagement are the most successful
financially, and in a highly competitive industry, our employees give us an
edge that's hard to match.
Over the course of 2012, we strengthened our focus on improving employee
engagement. Our efforts were rewarded with a substantial improvement in all
five trust-building dimensions measured by the survey - credibility, respect,
fairness, pride, and camaraderie - with the highest score going to "pride".
There was also a 10% increase in the number of employees who agreed that Corby
is a Great Place to Work(®).
"Naturally, we're delighted to be identified as one of the best workplaces in
Canada, especially for two years running," says Patrick O'Driscoll, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Corby Distilleries. "It is a tremendous
achievement for our company that is also going to motivate us to do more.
We're an organization that thrives on challenge, and once we've made a list
our next goal is to make it to the top."
This list of "Best Workplaces in Canada" is compiled by Great Place to
Work(®) Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria:
two-thirds of the total score comes from a 58-statement survey completed by
employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the
remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the
organization's culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures.
This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee
perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they
provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a Great
Place to Work(®): credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.
This year's list received over 300 nominations, and over 57,000 employees
participated in the 2013 "Best Workplaces in Canada" survey.
Corby Distilleries Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of
spirits and imported wines. Corby's portfolio of owned-brands includes some of
the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian whiskies,
Lamb's rum, Polar Ice vodka and McGuinness liqueurs. Through its affiliation
with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the spirits and wine industry,
Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT vodka,
Chivas Regal, The Glenlivet and Ballantine's Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish
whiskey, Beefeater gin, Malibu rum, Kahlúa liqueur, Mumm champagne, and
Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate, Stoneleigh, and Graffigna wines.The existing
Voting Class A Common Shares and Non-voting Class B Common Shares of the
Company are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols CDL.A and
CDL.B, respectively. For further information, please visit our website:
About Great Place to Work® Institute
Great Place to Work(®) Institute is a global research and management
consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and a presence in 46
countries worldwide. Our mission is to improve society by creating better
workplaces. We are best-known for our global Best Workplaces Programme, which
we produce in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as the Globe
and Mail, the Financial Times and Fortune. With more than 5,500 organizations
surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world's largest of
its kind. We believe passionately that any company or organization can become
a great place to work. Our mission is to help you do it.
Contact Corby Distilleries
Amandine Robin Manager, Communications
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