New York, September 26, 2017 – OppenheimerFunds, a leading global asset manager, was today named by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. The firm was recognized for its programs that aim to promote the advancement of women and for its benefits, like flexible parental leave, adoption assistance, a new parent toolkit designed to help employees navigate their parental leave and return to work, and Employee Assistance Program, which includes parent-specific resources and services.
“We are proud to have been named as one of the best employers for working mothers, said Andy Doyle, Chief Human Resources Officer at OppenheimerFunds. “Our firm’s flexible work environment empowers working parents to collaborate, innovate and help our clients achieve their goals.”
In addition to offering flexible parental benefits, the firm’s employees are encouraged to join Business Resource Groups (BRGs), a network of diverse communities that have a key role in the firm’s inclusion efforts. Through strategic initiatives aligned to education, philanthropy, leadership, culture, professional development, and networking, the BRGs enable members and allies to connect to the experiences of diverse employees in their communities and at the firm.
OppenheimerFunds’ Business Resource Groups:
- Women’s Network
- Black Professionals Network
- Disabilities Network
- Military Network
- Multicultural Network
- PROUD Network (representing the LGBTQ community)
Earlier this year, the firm was also been recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women.
“OppenheimerFunds’ culture embraces diversity and creates the conditions for employees to succeed and grow in their professional and personal lives,” said Cynthia Lo Bessette, General Counsel at OppenheimerFunds.
OppenheimerFunds has been recognized by multiple organizations as one of the best places to work. Great Place to Work® and Fortune named the firm one of the 40 Best Companies in Financial Services, 25 Best Large Workplaces in New York, 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 50 Best Workplaces for Parents and 30 Best Workplaces to Retire From. The firm was also recognized by Pensions & Investments as a Best Place to Work in Money Management, received a score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index 2017 Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality, and was named by Fatherly as one of the 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads.
The complete list of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.
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OppenheimerFunds, Inc., a leader in global asset management, is dedicated to providing solutions for its partners and end investors. OppenheimerFunds, including its subsidiaries, manages more than $243 billion in assets for over 13 million shareholder accounts, including sub-accounts, as of August 31, 2017.
Founded in 1959, OppenheimerFunds is an asset manager with a history of providing innovative strategies to its investors. The firm’s 16 investment management teams specialize in equity, fixed income, alternative, multi-asset, and revenue-weighted-ETF strategies, including ESG. OppenheimerFunds and its subsidiaries offer a broad array of products and services to clients, who range from endowments and sovereigns to financial advisors and individual investors. OppenheimerFunds and certain of its subsidiaries provide advisory services to the Oppenheimer family of funds, and OFI Global Asset Management offers solutions to institutions. The firm is also active through its Philanthropy & Community initiative: 10,000 Kids by 2020, reaching children with introductions to math literacy programs. For more information on the firm, visit oppenheimerfunds.com.