2022 Best Culture Awards
Polen Capital was named a Culture Innovator in the Kudos Annual Best Culture Awards.
This program showcases firms with thriving workplace cultures. According to Kudos, Culture Innovators demonstrate an impactful commitment to the employee experience in a unique and modern way. They use creativity to foster a strong, supportive culture and think outside the box to boost engagement, morale, and regular recognition.
Culture Innovator Criteria
- Demonstrated commitment to great workplace culture by HR and leadership
- Positive employee feedback (internal survey results and/or external reviews)
- Creative/unique use of the Kudos platform to build culture
- Quantity and quality of initiatives to increase employee engagement
Polen Capital was one of 32 firms to make the list in 2022. The Kudos Culture Award committee selected winners based on their assessment of positive employee feedback, ongoing efforts to strengthen workplace recognition, and other initiatives in place to enhance the employee experience.
Our culture permeates everything we do. It allows us to attract & retain top-tier talent, create an exceptional experience for our clients, and grow both personally & professionally.
—Rachel Trock, Chief People Officer
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Culture Innovator Award
Polen Capital was named a Culture Innovator in the Kudos Annual Best Culture Awards as of November 15, 2022. There is no cost to participate. Polen Capital compensates Kudos to license the use of their employee recognition platform but did not specifically pay to obtain the Best Culture Award.
Kudos is an employee engagement, culture, and analytics platform that harnesses the power of peer-to-peer recognition, values reinforcement, and open communication to help organizations boost employee engagement, reduce turnover, improve culture, and drive productivity and performance. Kudos uses unique proprietary methodologies to deliver essential people analytics on culture, performance, equity, and inclusion, which provide organizations with deep insights and a clear understanding of their workforce. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the Kudos platform is used in over 80 countries on six continents in a wide variety of industries and languages.