OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Today Export Development Canada (EDC) was named among Canada's Top 100 Employers. The list recognizes Canadian employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees, assessing businesses for their physical environments, performance management, and employee benefits. The annual ranking was released today by Mediacorp Inc., a specialty publisher of employment-related periodicals, and published in the Globe and Mail.
"Growing Canadian trade and bringing more of Canada to the world is no small task, and it takes quality people who are engaged and motivated – day-in and day-out – to make it happen. That's why at EDC we take pride in being a top employer, because people are at the very foundation of what we do," said Stephanie Butt Thibodeau, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources, EDC.
"As an organization we strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where employees from all walks of life can feel empowered to continuously improve how they work, learn and grow. To be recognized as a Top 100 employer confirms that we're heading in the right direction."
As part of its evaluation of EDC, Mediacorp highlighted a number of workplace features and employee programs that make EDC an employer of choice. EDC's advancements in diversity and inclusion issues, its ongoing commitment to maintaining a healthy workplace, and keeping employees informed and engaged when it comes to corporate and community activities, all combined to give EDC a winning edge in this year's competition.
For more information on careers at EDC, visit our careers page.
EDC helps Canadian companies go, grow, and succeed in their international business. As a financial Crown corporation, EDC provides financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections to help Canadian companies sell and invest abroad. EDC can also provide financial solutions to foreign buyers to facilitate and grow purchases from Canadian companies.
For more information about how we can help your company, call us at
1-888-434-8508 or visit www.edc.ca.
SOURCE Export Development Canada
For further information: Simon Forsyth, Export Development Canada, (613) 598-3852, [email protected]