HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 October 2021 -
Reckitt Taiwan is crowned the 'Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021' award
by HR Asia, an authoritative regional publisher in HR industry. This reputable
award recognizes Reckitt Taiwan's outstanding performance under the challenge
of the COVID-19 epidemic in terms of working environment, employee care, talent
cultivation and development strategies.
"We are honored
to be named the winner of the "HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia
2021," said Boudewijn Feith, Reckitt General Manager Hong Kong/Taiwan. "At Reckitt, we put not only our customers
but our people at the front for every decision we make. Under the epidemic, we have also flexibly adjusted our
work model so that employees can work remotely from home to reduce the risk of
infection outside as we put our
people's safety and health as priority.
on results and soft on people is the way how we create an environment with a
Freedom to Succeed."
Reckitt is committed to do
the right thing, always. Everyone in the company is led by Our Compass that
guides the way to behave as individuals, as teams, and as a company. Reckitt
truly believes that everyone has the freedom to succeed and provides all team
members with a platform to strive for excellence and build shared success.
Employees are empowered and encouraged to own, create and drive their growth
with freedom, and they could have the power to shape a life that works for
Reckitt understands the
importance of cultivating the team spirit and the bonding between employees. Through
team building and social activities, we will continue to host Fun Friday'
quarterly with various themed activities after the epidemic ease off, to let
the employees to relax, and let the employees from different departments or
regions to cultivate a foundation for cross-departmental collaboration in the
future. We also regularly organize the 'Give Time' program that encourages every
colleague to spend two working days a year to volunteer."
Apart from driving
diversity and inclusion overall, Reckitt invests in developing, attracting,
retaining, and engaging talented women. Reckitt launched different initiatives
to support female employees on balancing their work and lives. Apart from the annual
leaves, Reckitt offers generous annual leave days and very much cherishing the
wonders of parenthood by allowing 26 weeks of paid maternity leave for mothers
and 8 weeks paternity leave for fathers.
"Employees are our key assets,
and we always value their wellbeing. Especially when they have to face and
adapt the various 'new normal' brought by the epidemic, we provide all-round support to help them to
achieve 'Freedom to Succeed' on an equal and open platform," Boudewijn Feith added. "Our diversified
and trustworthy team are adhering to our mission to
protect, heal and nurture, in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier
world by providing the
highest-quality hygiene, health
Minerals and Supplement products and win the pandemic fight with Taiwan
Asia 'Best Companies to Work for in Asia' Award received nearly 300 award
entries this year in its Taiwan edition and 96 companies demonstrated the best
working environment across all industries received this distinguish honours.
The Award, covering 12 markets across the region, is organized by HR Asia to
recognize the best practices to achieve effectiveness in employee engagement
and people management. The rigorous selection process covers an extensive assessment
of the companies' employee engagement and workplace excellence.