CHEP Accredited As A Top Employer In New Zealand

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Auckland, New Zealand – 5 April 2023 –
CHEP, a global leader in supply chain solutions,
has been certified as a Top Employer in New Zealand for the
first time by the Top
Employers Institute
, a global certifier recognising
excellence in employee conditions.

This year, CHEP, as
part of the Brambles Group, was among only 15 organisations
to receive the Global Top Employer certification, which is
awarded to companies demonstrating outstanding HR policies
and practices worldwide.

Human Resources Vice
President for CHEP Asia Pacific, India, Middle East,
Trkiye and Africa, Victoria Pickles, says “We are
immensely proud to have achieved global recognition for the
first time from Top Employer. We create a working
environment that supports our employees and rewards
excellence, honesty, mutual respect, and fairness. We thank
all our employees for their significant efforts and
engagement in building CHEP into the organisation it is
today. It is through the collective efforts of our teams
working every day towards creating the best possible
employee experience for our people that has made this
possible. The certification recognises the ongoing efforts
we are applying to building a safe, inclusive and respectful
workplace that offers employees a purposeful and fulfilling
experience. Our people first policies are creating an
environment where innovation, diversity and growth are
encouraged and we are proud to be on this journey

Adam Pfeiffer, Country General Manager
for CHEP New Zealand adds, “We are delighted to be
recognised as a global Top Employer while also earning the
Top Employer seal in Asia Pacific and New Zealand for the
first time. This certification validates our commitment to
driving a workplace experience that matches the aspirations
of our people and global best practises. We are pleased to
celebrate and applaud our employees for their ongoing
efforts and engagements in making our company an employer of
choice in New Zealand.”

The Top Employers Institute
programme certifies organisations based on the participation
and results of their HR Best Practices Survey. This survey
covers six HR domains consisting of 20 topics including
People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition,
Learning, Diversity & Inclusion, Wellbeing and

In 2022, CHEP achieved 33% of women in
management roles globally and reached 40% female
representation on its Board. Following an increased focus
employee health, safety and wellbeing, the company recorded
an 18% improvement in its Brambles Injury Frequency Rate
(BIFR) performance, reflecting the targeted efforts to reach
Zero Harm across global operations with the rollout of its
Safety-First roadmap.

Top Employers Institute CEO,
David Plink, said: “Exceptional times bring out the best
in people and organisations. And we have witnessed this in
our Top Employers Certification Programme this year: an
exceptional performance from the certified Top Employers
2023. Amongst this community of outstanding organisations,
CHEP has proven its commitment to employees on a global
scale. This consistency in people practices across the globe
characterises an exclusive group of companies that have
achieved a global certification through the Top Employers
Programme. We are proud to announce and celebrate these
companies and their achievement in 2023.”

CHEP has been recognised as a Top Employer in 25 countries
including Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada,
Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Ireland,
Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, New Zealand, Poland, Saudi
Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Thailand, Zimbabwe,
United Kingdom and United States, while also earning the
regional Top Employer seal in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe
and Latin America.

About CHEP

CHEP helps move
more goods to more people, in more places than any other
organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers
form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and
the world’s biggest brands trust CHEP to help them
transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and
safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, CHEP created one
of the world’s most sustainable logistics businesses through
the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as
‘pooling’. CHEP primarily serves the fast-moving
consumer goods (e.g., dry food, grocery, and health and
personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general
manufacturing industries. CHEP employs approximately 11,500
people and believes in the power of collective intelligence
through diversity, inclusion and teamwork. CHEP owns
approximately 345 million pallets, crates and containers
through a network of more than 750 service centres,
supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points for
global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco and
Nestlé. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group and operates in
approximately 60 countries with its largest operations in
North America and Western Europe.

For more information
on CHEP, visit

information on the Brambles Group, visit

Top Employers Institute

Top Employers Institute is
the global authority on recognising excellence in People
Practices. We help accelerate these practices to enrich the
world of work. Through the Top Employers Institute
Certification Programme, participating companies can be
validated, certified, and recognised as an employer of
choice. Established over 30 years ago, Top Employers
Institute has certified 2 052 organisations in 121
countries/regions. These certified Top Employers positively
impact the lives of over 9.5 million employees

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