Two drinks companies are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in Australia and New Zealand, in the Manufacturing & Consumer Goods category.
The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine, is based on a rigorous
assessment process managed by Australia’s leading behavioural science consultancy, Inventium.
Treasury Wine Estates came in at No.2, with the AFR noting: “Treasury Wine Estates launched TWEforMe to build employee resilience and wellbeing, personal development skills, and an inclusive, supportive and collaborative culture. The initiative includes TWEforMe Academies for development tools and programs, TWEforMe Wellness to provide resources and initiatives to improve health and resilience and TWEforMe Community to run events and programs that enable employees’ whole self to flourish.”
TWE Chief People Officer Katie Hodgson said the company was honoured to be recognised for its practices in building an inclusive and progressive place for its people to shine.
“TWE is thrilled to rank second on the Manufacturing & Consumer Goods Best Places to Work list, from over 1000 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand,” said Hodgson.
“This achievement is a testament to our 3000 team members around the world and their focus on building our culture right across the business.
“We pride ourselves on turning our ideas into action. Everyone rolls up their sleeves to make great things happen, which creates an infectious energy and momentum that people love to be around.
“The wine sector is a typically traditional and well-established industry, with centuries of rich heritage at its heart. At
TWE we boldly lead change in the world of wine, in everything from world-class winemaking to technology, innovation
Last year TWE launched its TWE DNA which celebrates a culture that values diversity, courage and collaboration in a way that fosters a sense of belonging.
“We’re proud of the progressive and supportive culture we’re cultivating at TWE and we continue to work together to empower team members to bring their whole selves and be courageous at work,” Hodgson said.
“As part of investing in our team members, we also recently introduced ‘Find Your Flex’ so team members can choose where and when they work, in addition to our personal and professional development programs and inclusion and diversity events.
“And of course, our people tell us that one of their favourite perks of working at TWE is the opportunity to learn about, experience, and share our premium wines!”
Moët Hennessy Australia & New Zealand came in at at No.9 – the first time the company has been named on the list. Moët Hennessy’s (MH) Shaping Change program, introduced globally in 2019, is transforming the company’s culture by embedding new ways of working via the adoption of local and global initiatives. The program is built around a series of principles that puts the consumer first, encourages innovation, agility and autonomy and nurtures collaboration and inclusion amongst team members. MH balances the individual’s needs and development with a commitment to giving back to the community and the planet.
Andrew McLaren, Managing Director of Moët Hennessy Australia & New Zealand said: “We are incredibly humbled to be named as one of Australia’s best places to work in the 2021 AFR Boss Best Places to Work List. This recognition is testament to the vision, commitment and energy of our entire team.
“We look forward to continuing to evolve our Shaping Change program, to ensure that our company continues to be innovative, diverse, flexible, inclusive and most importantly connected.”