Sterling Bank Plc has emerged the 2020 ‘Overall Best Workplace in Nigeria’ in the large corporate category of the Great Place to Work Institute, Nigeria (GPTW) awards held in Lagos.
The bank emerged the overall winner ahead of several reputable companies in six categories for large corporates. The categories include Best in Quality of Life Practice, Fun and Friendly Workplace, Excellence in the Delivery of Inspiring People Practices, Excellence in Delivery of Leadership Practices, Excellence in the Delivery of Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Best Workplace Ranking.
In a statement issued by the Chief Human Resources Officer of Sterling Bank, Mrs. Temi Dalley, expressed delight at the incredible half a dozen awards won, saying they are worthy recognitions of its relentless commitment to creating an inspiring and friendly work environment where employees trust their colleagues and take pride in their work.
She said the bank has nurtured a strong value system by aligning behavioural codes and organisational purpose in building trust so that employees can derive a sense of meaning from their work. She added that “communication, dialogue, and co-creation are key factors on which we base our Human Capital Management approach.”
According to the Great Place to Work Institute, organiser of the awards ceremony, few companies were chosen among the hundreds of nominated companies in the category. It said nominations were received from a cross-section of listed entities on the stock exchange including blue chips, multinationals, government agencies, non-governmental agencies, and educational institutions in Nigeria.