Driven by our founding purpose, values and principles, P&G in the Arabian Peninsula is committed to continually improving the lives of our consumers and the communities which we are a part of. P&G is involved in many social and environmental initiatives in the Arabian Peninsula, and we have been recognized for our efforts. Here is in overview of P&G’s awards and recognitions in the Arabian Peninsula over the past few years only:
P&G Arabian Peninsula was recognized for its commitment to employees, after winning the “Kingdom Employer of the Year” award for the private sector, at the Kingdom Human Assets Expansion Awards and gathering. P&G's demonstration of excellence in human resources came through multiple systems supporting its employees to perform at their peak to provide superior quality products and services that improves the lives of its consumers.
P&G was also recognized as one of the “Top Ten Employers in the Middle-East” by Hewitt Associates, in a ceremony held in Dubai. The research conducted by Hewitt Associates, one of the World’s biggest human resources consulting firms, covered 250 companies and more than 150,000 employees working in 12 different sectors who participated in the opinion poll, thus becoming the first research of its kind in the region. P&G was the only Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Company among the top ten employers in the region.
P&G’s social initiative “Let’s Bring the Smile Back”, which supported families who were affected by the 2009 floods, was commended by the Governor of Jeddah, Prince Mishaal Bin Majid Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, as an example of successful public-private partnerships. During the initiative, 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale of P&G products at selected retail stores were donated towards buying furniture and household items for 292 homes in Jeddah.
P&G has been ranked in the top three of the “Best Saudi Company to Work For” 2011 listing for the Private - Production and Manufacturing Sector category. The award was based on the results of an employee survey and a review of company HR practices. Aspects analyzed included, amongst others, training and development; job role; corporate culture; work-life balance; internal communications; teamwork; compensation and benefits, and performance and rewards.
For the second round in a row, P&G was once again recognized as one of the “Top Ten Employers of the Middle-East” by Aon Hewitt, in largest employee research of its kind conducted in the Middle-East. Aon Hewitt Best Employers 2011 were selected by an independent judging panel comprised of leading academics and eminent business leaders. P&G was one of four companies which appeared the Aon Hewitt list of the Middle-East’s best employers for two consecutive rounds, which merited the company a second certificate of appreciation from Aon Hewitt.
P&G’s Saudi operations won the award for “Supply Chain Excellence Manufacturer” at the 2011 CHEP Middle-East Industry Awards. CHEP hailed our work in improving our supply chain efficiencies, improving our operations, and reducing our environmental impact.
P&G has been selected as “Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year” for 2012, a prestigious award presented to advertisers in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region who have distinguished themselves by inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agencies. Dubai Lynx is one of the Middle-East’s premier events for creativity in communications and advertising. Since the inaugural event in 2007, P&G brands have received 39 Lynx awards across different disciplines.
P&G was honoured with 11 “Product of the Year Gulf 2013 awards” held in Dubai, out of the Awards’ 36 categories. Product of the Year Gulf 2013 is renowned across 36 countries and is an independent, prestigious awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in quality and innovation in the consumer goods sector. It is the only one of its kind that is 100% voted for by consumers themselves. The participating products were preselected by an independent jury before the consumer’s research phase.