How your employee relief fund and employee giving program can work together
As we all continue to grapple with the changes COVID-19 has brought to our lives and livelihoods, many people are struggling — and some of those people may be your employees. Many of Benevity's clients already have employee relief funds set up to help their people when unexpected circumstances arise — whether it’s an illness, injury or natural disaster. And just like we see in the wake of a hurricane or earthquake, right now your people likely fall into one of two categories: someone who needs support or someone who wants to support others.
By now, you’ve probably received at least a hundred emails from the companies you do business with outlining the measures they are taking to maintain business during this time, and the precautions they are implementing to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Open and transparent communication is absolutely essential at a time like this, and we have done the same…
And we want to convey a different message as well.
Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications.
The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust supply chain already includes more than 6,000 small or diverse suppliers, about 18 percent of which are third-party certified as diverse. A diverse business is generally defined as one that is 51 percent owned and controlled by women, ethnic minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, or disabled person(s).
Caterpillar believes diverse ideas and experiences lead to a deeper understanding. Read more about how Caterpillar's Women’s Initiative Network employee resource group in Singapore demonstrated this in a big way.
Caterpillar's workforce is made up of smart, diverse, committed people who work together to help build a better world. Read more about how Caterpillar is supporting its customers through groundbreaking solutions to giving back to its local communities.
St. Louis, MO, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – For the third time in a row, financial-services firm Edward Jones was named one of the PEOPLE’s “50 Companies That Care" by PEOPLE Magazine and the Great Place to Work.
The third annual list will be featured in the Aug. 3, 2019, issue of PEOPLE, which hit newsstands nationwide on Wednesday, July 24. Edward Jones took the No. 11 spot on the list.