Lafarge Canada receives top employer awards
May 15, 2015 by On-Site Magazine
Lafarge Canada Inc. has received three awards through the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition for 2015. This annual competition is run by the editors at Mediacorp Canada Inc., and it recognizes Canadian employers that offer exceptional programs, services, and initiatives to their employees.
“We are honoured to be recognized for each of these awards. Receiving these awards has not only reaffirmed that we are on the right path to Building Better Careers, but it also inspires us to continue to invest in and enhance the programs, initiatives, and services that we provide for our employees, commented Stephanie McDonald, VP, Organization & Human Resources for Lafarge, Western Canada.
Lafarge Canada compared favourably to other companies across the country in a variety of industries and won these accolades:
Alberta’s Top 70 Employers
We strive to provide competitive benefits for our employees so that they can live a healthy, happy life. We also nurture our employee’s careers by providing an array of development programs and resources so that employees have the tools to improve their technical and interpersonal skills.
Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
We are dedicated to ensuring that our employee population supports our diversity initiatives at all levels. We are proud that we continuously improve female representation in our management roles, and we are continuing to develop a stronger relationship with Aboriginal groups and newcomers to Canada.
Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
We believe in providing our employees with the tools to develop their careers. We have a variety of initiatives that are designed to help new employees gain a better understanding of our products and services, provide opportunities to interact with senior managers, and develop their leadership skills within Lafarge.
Lafarge Canada Inc. is Canada’s largest provider of solutions to the construction and development industry. With more than 6,000 employees across Canada, our mission is to provide construction solutions that build better cities and communities. The cities where Canadians live, work, and raise their families along with the infrastructure that supports their communities such as roads and bridges benefit from the solutions provided by Lafarge.
Through our Sustainability Ambitions for 2020, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations. At locations across Canada, we have worked to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.