CIBC Mellon again named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America

June 21, 2017

Outstanding corporate culture, employee experience and commitment to corporate social responsibility all help CIBC Mellon earn fifth consecutive honour from Achievers.

TORONTO, June 21, 2017 /CNW/ - CIBC Mellon and its employees have once again earned recognition as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces.  CIBC Mellon was also recognized in Achievers' four prior rankings of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in Canada and North America.

"Our commitment to employee engagement, corporate social responsibility and lifelong learning is central to our values. We know that great people set our company apart, and we empower our employees with the resources to make a meaningful impact for our clients and the communities where we live and work," said Maple Tam, Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, CIBC Mellon. "We continue to create an engaging and impactful employee experience driven by our vision and values, where great people want to be. We are proud to once again be recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America."

"Engaging employees and promoting positive workplace culture are now top priorities for business leaders in North America, and the elite companies on this list are already ahead of their peers and seeing positive effects from their programs," said David Brennan, Achievers General Manager. "This award validates these companies' commitments to creating a people-first focus and recognizes how having an engaged workplace has positive impacts across the business. Our sincere congratulations to all of the 2017 winners!" 

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged WorkplacesAwards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility. The panel of judges included various academics and thought leaders on employee engagement, and included representation from organizations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR Technology Conference, and HRO Today.

CIBC Mellon will be honoured alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Award at the awards gala on September 11, 2017 in New Orleans. CIBC Mellon's outstanding employee experience includes:

  • A total rewards philosophy that spans pay, benefits, learning, performance, recognition, life-flexibility and workplace environment.
  • Office events and activities designed to foster community, collaboration and connection among and across teams at CIBC Mellon. 
  • A powerful commitment to community involvement, which includes donations of up to $200 per participant when employees take advantage of paid time off for volunteering during regular working hours: in 2016, more than 70 per cent of CIBC Mellon employees took advantage of paid time off to volunteer, organizing 290 separate events.
  • Extensive support for employee learning and growth, including an in-house series of leadership courses, an e-learning library with thousands of courses, skills workshops, a mentorship program, and an annual tuition allowance of up to $2,500 annually per employee.

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About Achievers
Achievers' industry-leading Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives that enables both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today's workplace, Achievers' innovative SaaS platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals.  Delivering almost 6 million recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance in 150 countries. Visit Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.

About CIBC Mellon
CIBC Mellon is a Canadian company exclusively focused on the investment servicing needs of Canadian institutional investors and international institutional investors into Canada. Founded in 1996, CIBC Mellon is 50-50 jointly owned by The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). CIBC Mellon's investment servicing solutions for institutions and corporations are provided in close collaboration with our parent companies, and include custody, multicurrency accounting, fund administration, recordkeeping, exchange-traded fund services, pension services, securities lending services, foreign exchange processing and settlement, and treasury services. As at March 31, 2017, CIBC Mellon had more than C$1.7 trillion of assets under administration on behalf of banks, pension funds, investment funds, corporations, governments, insurance companies, foreign insurance trusts, foundations and global financial institutions whose clients invest in Canada. CIBC Mellon is part of the BNY Mellon network, which as at March 31, 2017 had US$30.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration. CIBC Mellon is a licensed user of the CIBC trade-mark and certain BNY Mellon trade-marks, is the corporate brand of CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company and CIBC Mellon Trust Company, and may be used as a generic term to refer to either or both companies.

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