OTTAWA, November 20, 2014 – Egg Farmers of Canada has been named by Waterstone Human Capital as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. Now in its 10th year, the national program annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having a culture that has helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
“It is such a great honour to be receiving this award. Our employees and farmers work hard every day to incorporate social responsibility into all aspects of our organization,” said Tim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of Egg Farmers of Canada. “We do that by constantly striving towards improving our communities, showing integrity and passion in our work, and by including social, cultural, health, environmental and financial aspects into all of our policy making to ensure our industry remains strong now and for future generations.”
Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ is founded and presented by Waterstone Human Capital, one of Canada’s fastest-growing retained executive search firms specializing in recruiting for fit and in cultural assessment.
“Egg Farmers of Canada is a remarkable organization,” says Jennifer Mondoux, Managing Director, Ottawa, Waterstone Human Capital. “CEO Tim Lambert is leading a very sophisticated and innovative team, rooted in rural communities and sustainability, with a strongly aligned culture. Egg Farmers’ work on the international front, and in other CSR initiatives here in Canada, is truly impressive. They are very deserving of this award.”
Egg Farmers of Canada sponsors many national causes including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure and Breakfast Club of Canada and Food Banks Canada. They also support the development of youth and the next generation of leaders within agriculture and more broadly through the Canadian Young Farmers Forum and the Forum for Young Canadians.
Through the International Egg Foundation, which seeks to increase egg production and consumption in developing countries, Egg Farmers of Canada is supporting Project Canaan, an initiative that helps address food insecurity and feeds orphaned children in Swaziland by sharing Canadian expertise on sustainable farming.