We have big news from the heart of Ottawa! Assent Inc. has been named a 2024 Top Employer in the National Capital Region. We are proud of our dedication to creating a workplace culture that values wellness, sustainability, and innovative practices, and we’re thrilled to be recognized.
This accomplishment is a testament to our dedicated team members, who tirelessly work toward our mission of making the supply chains of complex manufacturers deeply and durably good. I am immensely proud of our people-centric approach, where each puzzle is tackled with a positive, solutions-first mentality and our wins are celebrated together. We foster a workplace culture that encourages sustainable growth and meaningful contributions from each and every team member.
First established in 2006, the National Capital Region’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The criteria for this recognition cover a few key aspects of organizational excellence, including health, financial, and family benefits; vacation and time off; skills development; and community involvement.
Key Factors in Assent’s Recognition as a Top Employer
Formal Hybrid Work Program: Assent offers a flexible work environment with office spaces across the globe, including our Ottawa headquarters, fostering collaboration and connection among teams. This approach helps our team balance the benefits of being together in the office with the flexibility of working remotely, helping them bring their best selves at work and at home.
Sustainable and Healthy Workspaces: Assent’s recent renovations have amplified our commitment to sustainability, aligning our workspace with the eco-conscious values of our products. Featuring advanced air filtration and gender-neutral washrooms, we’ve enhanced our focus on energy efficiency and inclusivity, reflecting our dedication to a healthier planet and workplace.
Expanding Wellness Initiatives: Enhancing our wellness reimbursement program, Assent now includes an innovative category for expenses on PFAS-free items, encompassing clothing, cooking items, and more. This underscores our commitment to not only supporting the diverse wellness needs of our team members — from gym memberships to family care expenses — but also aligns with our purpose of fostering a healthier, sustainable lifestyle for our team members.
Community Involvement: Assent is dedicated to giving back, offering volunteer days and supporting various charitable organizations such as Make-A-Wish Foundation and Fight for the Cure.
Training & Development: We value continuous learning, offering extensive training programs and professional development opportunities to our team.
Diversity & Inclusion: Our DEI initiatives reflect our deep commitment to an inclusive workplace, achieving a 1:1 gender ratio among our people leaders. Through initiatives like our Gender Equality and Inclusivity employee resource group, we demonstrate our dedication to diversity and inclusion, ensuring balanced representation at all levels of leadership.
You can read more about the award, our selection, and the other top employers in this National Capital Region issue.
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