Five organisations from the public and private sectors have been selected as winners of the Great Companies for Dads Awards 2021.
Launched by the Centre for Fathering (CFF) and DADs for Life, the Great Companies for Dads Awards is Singapore’s first award to recognise outstanding organisations with policies and practices that support fathers and help them thrive in the workplace. It is organised in partnership with Families for Life and in support of the Made for Families initiative.
These organisations received the awards from President Halimah Yacob at a ceremony on 3 March 2021 (pictured). They hail from industries such as manufacturing, education, property and government. The winners are City Developments Limited, Ministry of Defence/Singapore Armed Forces (MINDEF/SAF), Michelman Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd, Ministry of Social and Family Development and Singapore Management University.
In addition, another eight companies received letters of commendation for their efforts in encouraging work-life integration in their organisations. These include:
- Maha Bodhi School
- Qiren Organisation
- Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (S) Pte Ltd
- Eu Yan Sang (Singapore) Pte Ltd
- Kemin Industries (Asia) Pte Ltd
- Kim Choo Kueh Chang Pte Ltd
- Samsui Supplies & Services Pte Ltd
- Autobahn Motors (S) Pte Ltd
The next Great Companies for Dads Awards will take place in 2022. We look forward to your participation in the next round of awards!
Why become a Great Company for Dads?
Great Companies for Dads attract talented employees.Great Companies for Dads have highly productive employees because they make family enrichment programmes available and accessible to their employees.
Great Companies for Dads have a high utilization of their family-friendly policies, such as the Paternity Leave, due to the supportive culture in the workplace.
Great Companies for Dads empower women.
Ways to become a Great Company for Dads
- Participate in the Eat With Your Family initiative.
- Organise a lunch time talk
- Start a Father Group (What’s that?) in your workplace
- Create a supportive culture for fathers in the company
- Make our programmes and workshops available to your employees
- Donate to us
- Like our Facebook page
- And more
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