Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that for the sixth consecutive year it has been named to Working Mother magazine’s annual 100 Best Companies list. The company is being honored for its stewardship in creating a corporate culture that supports and cultivates working parents and its commitment to offering progressive workplace programs, including expanded maternity leave coverage for adoption for both parents and shipment of breast milk when women travel on business.
“We are thrilled to be recognized yet again by this esteemed organization for the sixth year running,” said Nancy Di Dia, Executive Director Americas, Head, Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement at Boehringer Ingelheim. “We understand the value of offering programs and services that help employees have a fulling and challenging career but also balance family time. This enables our working parents to be the best that they can be at home and at work. Our programs ensure that we have engaged and purpose-driven employees, which ultimately is for the betterment of the patients that we serve every day.”
To help employees achieve balance and personal and professional fulfillment, Boehringer Ingelheim offers flexible work schedules and generous paid time off, as well as on-site childcare, fitness facilities, financial services and even dry cleaning services. Also as part of the company’s mission, Boehringer Ingelheim places a great emphasis on health and wellness, offering on-site occupational health services, on-site wellness screenings, healthy dining options, indoor/outdoor walking paths, on demand 24/7 medical care via telephone or computer, “Best Doctors” opinion services for medical diagnosis, on-site financial wellness programs and a nurse hotline.
The complete list of Working Mother’s 2017 100 Best Companies can be found here, and Boehringer Ingelheim’s profile can be found here. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Ridgefield, CT, is the largest U.S. subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation. Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, the company operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since its founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today creates value through innovation for three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Boehringer Ingelheim is committed to improving lives and providing valuable services and support to patients and their families. Our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen our communities. Please visit our website to learn more about how we make more health for more people through our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. In 2016, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about $17.6 billion (15.9 billion euros). R&D expenditure corresponds to 19.6 percent of its net sales. For more information please visit www.boehringer-ingelheim.us, or follow us on Twitter @BoehringerUS.
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