TELUS has announced the company has been inducted into the Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame for 2012 under the Enterprise category, as part of Waterstone Human Capital’s annual national program, now in its ninth year.
“We are deeply honoured by this recognition from Waterstone Human Capital as it is a great testament to the dedicated efforts of our over 40,000 team members to support our clients and give back to our communities,” said Darren Entwistle, President and CEO, TELUS.
“The best path to achieving a sustainable competitive advantage is through the development of an innovative and winning corporate culture. In building a high performance culture, we have significantly differentiated the TELUS brand in the hearts and minds of our customers, employees and communities while delivering meaningful value appreciation for our investors. Indeed, TELUS has outperformed its global incumbent telco peers in total shareholder return for more than a decade, generating a 208 per cent total shareholder return since the beginning of 2000.”
Here are the other winners in the same category as TELUS:
- Acklands-Grainger Inc.
- Cineplex Entertainment
- McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited
- National Bank
- PCL Constructors Inc.
- The ALDO Group
- Wal-Mart Canada
Waterstone Human Capital is an executive search firm and their program surveys 500 senior Canadian executives annually, asking them to nominate Canadian companies with significant corporate culture that impacts performance. Getting inducted into the hall of fame means TELUS is being recognized for its “strong corporate culture and its great accomplishments,” said Marty Parker, Chief Executive Officer of Waterstone Human Capital.
TELUS is set to receive their award at an evening gala set to take place tonight at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.