NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today recognized S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) as one of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its strong leadership in creating progressive programs for its workforce in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, childcare and paid parental leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
S&P Global has a rich portfolio of family-friendly resources, such as: flexible work arrangements; childcare resources, including sick care days, backup dependent care for children and elders; various care support programs; higher education planning tools and resources; adoption reimbursement and paid parental leave.
In addition, the company supports nine employee resource groups (ERGs), including ParentsNet, which is devoted to the needs of parents and caregivers. The Company has also strengthened its commitment to diversity, including increasing the number of women in senior executive roles and expanding the footprint of WINS, its ERG dedicated to advancing and developing women at all levels.
"We are extremely proud to be among the top companies Working Mother magazine has recognized for offering supportive policies and programs for working families," said Rosemarie Lanard, Chief Diversity Officer, S&P Global. "This recognition reflects our commitment to ensuring our employees have what they need to be successful while they deliver the essential intelligence we're known for in the capital and commodity markets around the world."
Working Mother Editor-in-Chief Meredith Bodgas says, "This year's winning companies know the value of keeping their employee moms engaged and supported. They use schedule flexibility, paid parental leave and family benefits to ensure that parents can develop meaningful careers while leading satisfying home lives."
The complete list of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.
About S&P Global
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately 20,000 employees in 31 countries. For more information visit www.spglobal.com.
S&P Global Contact:
Miriam Hespanhol, [email protected]; 212-438-1406
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