SAS Italy is among Top Employers for the second year in a row
MILAN (Mar. 22, 2011) – Compensation, working conditions, benefits, corporate culture, education, development and career opportunities are the criteria for which SAS was recognized yesterday, when it received the Top Employers 2011 award in Milan.
CRF Institute, which has certified more than 2.500 companies around the world since 1991, measures companies against strict standards for Human Resources policies and also analyzes a range of quantitative and qualitative criteria.
In Italy, SAS is focused on a positive work environment that is not limited to SAS, itself; the company also considers the entire ecosystem to which SAS belongs – suppliers, partner and stakeholder – all the way up to the socioeconomic context in which SAS operates.
The Top Employers research highlighted several points of excellence for SAS in Italy, including:
"The research confirms our points of excellence – programs customized and built upon the specific needs of each individual employee," says Elena Panzera, Human Resources Director of SAS Italy. "To us, people are the main asset of the company and the lever for creating value in short term and competitive advantage in the medium-long term."
The SAS profile, including all rating details, is available on the website www.topemployers.it
The CRF Institute is the independent organization behind the Top Employers projects. The CRF Institute identifies top performers in the areas of HR, leadership and strategy. In 1991, the Corporate Research Foundation (CRF) was founded as a joint initiative of academics, business journalists, trade associations, researchers and international publishers with the objective of offering independent HR assessment and acknowledgement.
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