The workplace culture at Cargill Vietnam embodies the company's vision, mission, and values. These principles are woven into the fabric of the organisation.
It's this dedication that last August earned the company recognition at the prestigious HR Asia Awards, marking the third consecutive year that Cargil has been honoured as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia.
This three-year streak reflects the unwavering commitment to employee wellbeing and the efforts to nurture diverse talent present at Cargill Vietnam, where one encounters a vibrant and inclusive culture that has been carefully nurtured by its people. Every day, life is breathed into the company's vision through interactions with partners, suppliers, farmers, and colleagues. Cargill's foundation was built on openness, and the synergy between professionalism, compassion, and growth.
Throughout the years, Cargill has placed a high priority on inclusivity and diversity, creating an environment that celebrates individual differences and fosters a deep sense of belonging. This culture extends beyond Vietnam, inspiring employers across Asia to embrace inclusivity and diversity as fundamental pillars of their employee offerings.
|Throughout the years, Cargill has placed a high priority on inclusivity and diversity, creating an environment that celebrates individual differences and fosters a deep sense of belonging. |
Receiving the ‘Most Caring Company’' award from HR Asia holds a special place in the hearts of the firm's leadership. It echoes their commitment to doing right by their employees and the broader community. Through the Cargill Cares initiatives, driven by enthusiastic volunteers, the company has made a significant impact by supporting education in more than 110 schools in rural and remote areas across Vietnam.
That commitment goes even further, encompassing mental wellbeing through comprehensive wellness programmes and the global Employee Disaster Relief Fund, which serves as a pillar of support for Cargill teams during challenging times. The conglomerate recently introduced the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), tailored to meet the mental health consultancy needs of its local teams.
Mental health is a top priority for Cargill and its monthly ‘Mental Care Essentials’ newsletter acts as a guide, helping teams navigate the complexities of stress, while the quarterly 'Health Talks’ provide a safe space for candid conversations, nurturing a culture of empathy and understanding.
Cargill's approach to talent acquisition reflects its commitment to aligning employee value proposition with the aspirations of candidates. This approach amplifies the firm's vibrant culture and resonates with candidates' personal values and professional goals.
By going beyond traditional methods and reaching candidates through diverse channels such as social media, job advertisements, networking, employee referrals, and university collaborations, Cargill can tap into the abundant potential of young professionals in Vietnam.
However, the journey doesn't stop at recruitment in the ongoing march towards growth. Investments in training and development schemes, mentoring, industry-leading resources, cross-functional learning, and innovative roles ignite personal and professional growth, underscoring a dedication to fostering a culture of innovation.
Considering Cargill’s core business in Vietnam, aquaculture, as an example. Its focus on aqua nutrition exemplifies the company’s value of ‘Putting People First’. Cargill has embraced external collaborations to cultivate new, innovative ideas while nurturing its specialised workforce. Partnerships with educational institutions and industry experts have given rise to initiatives that educate and train aspiring professionals.
This dynamic approach isn't just about advancing an industry; it's about enriching the local economy. Looking ahead, Cargill is driven by innovation and purpose and is poised to make a meaningful impact on the lives of its people. This, at its core, reflects Cargill's dedication to cultivating an inclusive and diverse work environment.
Since its first foray into Vietnam back in 1995, Cargill's presence has been a testament to empowerment. As the future brims with potential, the company remains committed to inspiring and shaping possibilities that touch lives everywhere and illuminate the path forward.
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