Kellogg Named Top Company for Working Mothers
Recognition among multiple diversity and inclusion honors the Company has received this year
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., – Kellogg Company is honored to have been recognized by multiple publications and organizations this year for its ongoing commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Among these recognitions, today Kellogg was named one of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies for 2010.
“Our company has a long-standing commitment to fostering a work environment that values diversity and inclusion,” said Nathalie Davis, senior director, Diversity & Inclusion. “We recognize that it is our diversity that strengthens us and inclusion that will advance us. That’s why we depend on our people to draw on their different perspectives in order to contribute unique ideas and help us maintain and expand our success.”
In 2010, Kellogg has also been named:
* DiversityInc – 25 Noteworthy Companies for diversity
* Hispanic Business – Diversity Elite 60
* LATINA Style – LATINA Style 50 best companies for diversity
* National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) – Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
“These awards are an outstanding recognition of the dedication our employees demonstrate by celebrating and supporting diversity in their everyday actions,” Davis concluded.
Ongoing commitment to family-friendly benefits
Kellogg, along with the other organizations among the Working Mother 100 Best Companies, support family programs that help employees in all areas of their lives – including offering paid maternity leave, lactation rooms, flextime, mental health consultations and elder-care resources. In addition to these benefits, Kellogg also offers a robust health and wellness program.
“Twenty-five years ago, we made a bold decision to launch our Best Companies initiative and challenge businesses to address the unique needs of working mothers,” said Carol Evans, president, Working Mother Media. “The immense influx of women into the work force demanded changes in workplace culture as companies strove to keep working moms’ talent and loyalty. Today, we celebrate our winners’ untiring commitment to their employees through an impressive array of programs.”
Profiles of the 100 Best Companies, as well as national comparisons, are in the October issue of Working Mother magazine and at www.workingmother.com/bestcompanies.
About Kellogg Company
With 2009 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company is the world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. The Company’s brands include Kellogg’s®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®, Famous Amos®, Sandies®, Austin™, Club®, Murray®, Kashi®, Bear Naked®, Morningstar Farm®, Gardenburger® and Stretch Island®. Kellogg products are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries. For more information, visit www.kelloggcompany.com. Kellogg’s Corporate Responsibility report including its approach, progress and future direction in the marketplace, workplace, environment and community can be found at www.kelloggcompany.com/CR. For information on Kellogg Company’s commitment to nutrition, visit www.kelloggsnutrition.com.
About Working Mother Media
Working Mother magazine reaches 2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers; WorkingMother.com brings to the Web home and career information, advice and a broad range of solutions daily. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Working Mother’s signature research initiative, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, the most important benchmark for work-life practices in corporate America. Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corp. (www.bonnier.com), includes the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE, www.nafe.com), Diversity Best Practices (www.diversitybestpractices.com), the WorkLife Congress and the Multicultural Women’s Conference and Leadership Summits. Working Mother Media’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change.
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