National, 21st April 2021: Roche Diabetes Care (RDC) India has received the prestigious Great Place to Work certification for the period 2021-22, which is recognized by employees and employers around the globe as the ‘Gold Standard’ for workplace experience and excellence. A global pioneer focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives, RDC India has achieved this certification by building a high-trust, transparent, and result-oriented work environment to ensure employee satisfaction. Against the backdrop of a challenging year. This recognition reinforces RDC’s position as a brand that works towards creating rich employee experiences, and impactful people practices by nurturing a culture founded on three pillars of agility namely, encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit, building collaborative teams, and rewarding growth mindset.
RDC’s primary purpose and vision is to serve its patients. In line with its purpose, RDC believes that ‘A Happy Team Serves Patients Better’. Therefore, the company has been investing in its employees to create a work environment that ensures its people are valued and taken care of, so that they in turn feel empowered to care for patients.
Speaking about this achievement, Omar Sherief Mohammad, Managing Director, Roche Diabetes Care India, said, “We are delighted to be recognised among India’s ‘Great Place to Work’. At Roche Diabetes Care, we believe that our people are the heart of our company and are committed towards providing them with a rewarding and fulfilling journey with us. This recognition underlines our organisational vision of providing our people with a work environment where they are encouraged to develop an entrepreneurial spirit, set up collaborative teams and have a growth mindset to help them be future ready. We are grateful to our employees who make RDC India a Great Place to Work. We will continue to partner and engage with our employees in building a company that is trusted, transparent, and welcoming to everyone.”
RDC India not only places great emphasis on the work environment but also focuses on the holistic well-being of its employees. This includes mental and physical health, such that colleagues feel good from an emotional, social and financial perspective. For this reason, staff check-ins are held frequently, and insight surveys are conducted on a regular basis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, digital initiatives such as fitness programmes and mental health workshops were actively promoted.
Great Place to Work® is an independent and non-biased marker of a company’s commitment to its employees. Companies applying for the Great Place to Work certification cannot influence their results. The institute considers whether an organization that has met the threshold on Trust Index© (Trust Levels between Employees and the Organization) and Culture Audit© (Compare Your Workplace Culture with Competitors and the Best Companies) is also a ‘Great Place to Work® FOR ALL’.