Export Development Canada (EDC) was today recognized as one of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers for 2017, identifying it as an employer of choice that helps employees balance work and family obligations.

The recognition is awarded as part of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, which distinguishes Canadian employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. EDC was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017.

“At EDC, we aim to create conditions in which employees can achieve the work-life balance that works for them. Whether it is by providing on-site workout facilities or allowing for special leave for volunteering, we know that contributing to our employees’ health and well-being will only make them more productive for the benefit of our customers,” said Stephanie Butt Thibodeau, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, EDC. “EDC sees the value of that investment every day when our talented, committed and fully engaged employees come into work with a real desire to thrive, excel, and help EDC achieve its goals.”

The ranking was released by Mediacorp Canada Inc., a specialty publisher of employment-related periodicals, on Canada Newswire.

As part of its evaluation of EDC, Mediacorp Inc. highlighted a number of programs and initiatives EDC offers to address specific work-life balance issues unique to our industry. EDC was recognized for offering a generous vacation allowance and health plan to all employees, as well as academic scholarships to children of employees who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education in international business.

For more information on careers at EDC, visit our careers page.

About EDC

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, we equip Canadian companies with the tools they need – the trade knowledge, financing solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence. Underlying all our support is a commitment to sustainable and responsible business.

For more information and to learn how we can help your company, call us at 1-800-229-0575 or visit www.edc.ca.