Leveraging technology to work across teams and time zones. Even before COVID-19, we have piloted new tools, used agile methodologies and connected across functions to work efficiently. Our 2020 survey showed 91% of people agreed their colleagues prioritized collaboration and teamwork.
Our people believe in the vision and mission we’ve shared, particularly as we innovate and expand the insights we provide the market while maintaining a people-first focus. In our 2020 engagement survey, 92% agreed that S&P Global is moving in the right direction to ensure revenue growth.
Establishing a two-way dialogue with our people. We allow for open Q&A and provide responses on all virtual town halls. Responses to our annual and mid-year engagement surveys help shape our strategy; each iteration of our enhanced, people-first benefits draws from the feedback we receive.
Providing targeted, multi-level coaching support. Individual career coaches focus on our people’s interests and aspirations, outside of their current roles and organizational context. As part of our People Leader Support Network, managers can leverage 1:1 or facilitated small group coaching.
Our people are passionate about our purpose – accelerating progress in the world, backed by our values of relevance, integrity and excellence. 94% say they feel motivated by those values and our people-first culture as we serve our customers, communities and one another.
Numerous! Each iteration of our People First initiative has enhanced our programs. Our people appreciate our commitment to transparency internally, most recently in our pay and rewards: Internal salary ranges are now visible to all people and pay conversations can be initiated at any time.
Committing himself to lead with integrity. Our CEO, Doug Peterson, is a key sponsor of people-first initiatives and champion for our corporate sustainability and philanthropic efforts. He is also a member of the Business Roundtable and CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, among others.
Phased retirement, allowing our people in their later career stages to reduce their hours and salary gradually, while still retaining benefits. Through our education and student loan reimbursement offering, we are among just 8% of corporations assisting with our people’s student loan debt.
S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, offering ESG solutions, deep data and insights on critical economic, market and business factors. We've been providing essential intelligence that unlocks opportunity, fosters growth and accelerates progress for more than 160 years.
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Douglas L. Peterson