For many people, one of our most fundamental desires is to belong. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) aims to foster a supportive environment in which its employees can exist freely while producing the best work possible. Proving its efforts, the company recently released its 2021 Diversity, Equity & Belonging report: Our Foundation of Belonging. Not only does the report touch on the strategic framework of Workforce, Workplace, and Marketplace, but it introduces three-year goals and commitments.
“Our Foundation of Belonging Report highlights the progress of our past and our Diversity, Equity & Belonging path for the future,” said Fred Penny, President. “Recognizing we have much more work to do, we have established goals and commitments for the next three years to ensure that we remain results-oriented. Our goals are ambitious because we know that Bimbo Bakeries USA can be a leader in Diversity, Equity & Belonging.”
Highlights from the report include:
According to a press release, the company aims to increase representation in all levels of its workforce, providing Diversity, Equity & Belonging educational programming and training for all associates.
“We are committed to building a workforce, creating a work environment, and establishing a meaningful presence in the marketplace that actively promotes Diversity and Equity, and ultimately achieves Belonging for our associates and within our communities,” Nikki Lang, Head of Diversity, Equity & Belonging, commented on the report.
To read the report in full, please click here.
We can’t wait to see what Bimbo Bakeries USA does next!