At Premier we strive for excellence in what we do by recognising the impact our activities have on our people. The Premier Way defines our strategy execution model and focuses on processes, structures and principles that guide and develop our culture of high-performance. We are committed to providing full and productive employment and a safe, inclusive working environment for all of our employees. We prioritise skills development with a focus on compliance training, critical and scarce skills development, leadership, supervisory and junior management development. Through pro-active on the job training we aim to ensure functional competence for all operators and provide coaching for performance improvement.
A strategic priority is to promote the health and safety of all our employees. In order to achieve a safe working environment, we have established an integrated Risk Management Programme with the aim of ensuring compliance with applicable Health and Safety legislation and to implement best practice in the FMCG industry. Training and awareness programmes are ongoing to retain focus on employee health and safety in the workplace. Both physical and mental health is essential to wellbeing and productivity, which in turn protects our consumers by ensuring that attention to product quality is sustained. We provide access to wellness programmes, internal communications raising awareness, counselling and employee health checks to further ensure the well-being of our employees.
Our workforce is diverse, but unified through our shared set of common values, which are rooted in dignity and equality. A team that is diverse in gender, race, age, experience, skills and culture encourages inclusion and brings with it a value add which we aim to optimise for the benefit of the company. Job satisfaction and recognition through skills development, talent management, diversity and growth opportunities are key to our success.
The People pillar of our sustainability strategy is aligned with the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):