SAS in Singapore and Malaysia have won HR Asia’s Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2020 Award. This is the third consecutive year that SAS Singapore has won this prestigious award and the eighth consecutive year for Malaysia. The company has also received HR Asia’s Most Caring Companies Award for 2020. SAS in Singapore and Philippines has also been certified by Great Place to Work as a great workplace for 2020.
HR Asia’s Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards recognises companies that have shown world-class employee engagement and workplace excellence, while displaying demonstrable empathy and care for their employees. The awards is Asia’s largest, covering over 300,000 employees across 11 markets. Employees rate their employers using the proprietary Total Engagement Assessment Model (TEAM) survey, which covers collective consciousness, workplace sentiment, and team dynamics.
In its recognition by Great Place to Work, SAS in Singapore and Philippines has been certified as a great workplace for 2020, with respectively 79 percent and 76 percent of employees rating it as a great place to work. Great Place to Work results are based on their rigorous Trust Index Survey and Culture Management platform.
“Winning both the awards and certifications are a testament to our efforts at SAS to create a culture of innovation, creativity and inclusivity. Our holistic approach towards employees in the region is supported by our comprehensive talent management strategy, our Global Career Framework and our Total Rewards programme that aims to create a work environment that inspires and energises our employees,”
“We believe that a positive work environment driven by a supportive leadership is key to motivating our employees. Through encouraging teamwork and innovation, empowering our employees as well as recognising and rewarding performance, we strive to create an environment and culture that inspires and engages our people,”
“While we have shifted to a Work-from-Home mode during the outbreak, we continue to support our employees with the same standard of excellence such as providing virtual well-being resources ranging from work-life tips to social channels for bonding. And throughout this period, we continued to ensure our employees’ mental and physical health through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We are committed to foster a family-friendly and creative environment where employees are encouraged to reinvent with new ideas and be innovative,” said Remco den Heijer, Vice President for ASEAN at SAS.