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Acklands-Grainger among Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures


November 29, 2012
By Anthony Capkun

November 29, 2012 – Acklands-Grainger was recently recognized as having one of the most admired corporate cultures in Canada in a study administered by Waterstone Human Capital. Congratulations!

“This organization has strong cultural alignment and has done an excellent job of integrating culture into their recruiting and people processes. Leadership has a clear vision and their employees play-to-win in an innovative environment,” said Marty Parker, chair and CEO of Waterstone Human Capital and the chair of Canada’s 10 program.

The company culture is centred around five Performance Drivers including: Wow the Customer; Have a Winning Attitude; Drive for the Best Results; Make the Team Better; and Lead The Way.

“We integrate our Performance Drivers into all our people processes—from hiring, performance excellence and succession planning, to training and rewards and recognition—to ensure that we continue to attract, promote, develop and retain exceptional talent who model the elements of our culture,” said Donna Pascal, VP human resources, Acklands-Grainger.