BAT Bangladesh receives ‘Top Employers Award’ third time in a row | The Daily Star
10:08 PM, January 26, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:12 PM, January 26, 2021

BAT Bangladesh receives ‘Top Employers Award’ third time in a row

BAT Bangladesh has received 'Top Employers Bangladesh' and 'Top Employers Asia Pacific certification-2021' for its excellence in employee conditions and its contribution towards enriching the world of work.  

Till date, BAT Bangladesh remains the only company in Bangladesh to receive this award third time in a row. This places the company amongst a group of prestigious companies from 119 countries and regions across the world.

The Top Employers Institute is the global authority recognizing excellence in people practices. Employers with the best-in-class employment practices are recognized by the certification.

BAT Bangladesh was first certified as a 'Top Employer' in 2019, and followed suit the next two consecutive years 2020 and 2021 in a row. The prestigious certification is a testament to the company's execution of remarkable HR best practices and policies in 400 benchmark practices within six domains of competence focusing on aspects like:  Strategies, the role of (Executive) Management, Employee Involvement, Training, Communication, Measurement and the use of (HR) Technology.

Speaking on the achievement, Saad Jashim, Head of Human Resources, BAT Bangladesh, said, "As a company, we have consistently strived to go beyond business with a sense of purpose fueling our drive and passion to do the best we can every day. We keep our people at the heart of this organization and being certified as the top employer three times in a row only ratifies our high focus on people practices. We are very proud of this accolade as it further encourages us to keep setting new benchmarks not just within the company but also on a national and global level."

BAT Bangladesh has been operating in the country since 1910 working with 1500 people directly and around 50,000 people indirectly for the company. The company has embarked on a new journey with a new corporate logo to ensure sustainable delivery  of excellence for their key stakeholders: consumer, society, employees and shareholders. Keeping their Economic, Social and Governance practices in front and center BAT Bangladesh has embraced this new vision in pursuit of a better tomorrow for all.

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