Gambrills, Md.-based Chaney Enterprises won its 10th consecutive Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) Seal of Approval award for its commitment to supporting employees and their communities.
AWE, based in Gaithersburg, Md., is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping companies become great places to work.
The AWE Seal of Approval is awarded to companies on the criteria of balanced leadership and overall workforce success. Chaney’s selection for this award recognizes superiority in corporate culture practices, employee opportunity and family friendly policies, commitment to corporate, social, and civic responsibility, and diversity and inclusion practices, among other attributes.
Chaney was also awarded the AWE Health & Wellness Seal of Approval and the AWE EcoLeadership Award, applauding employee health and wellness initiatives and commitment to environmental sustainability and effective use of resources, respectively.
As one of 41 employers of all sizes and industry types from across the country being recognized, Chaney is the only concrete and aggregate supplier in the region to receive the awards this year.
“We pride ourselves on providing an excellent experience for our employees which, in turn, helps them to deliver excellent service to our customers,” said Francis “Hall” Chaney, III, president of Chaney Enterprises. “To be recognized as a leader in workplace excellence for the past decade is reassuring for our employees and shows our team’s commitment to our mission of taking pride in delivering exceptional products and services, while demonstrating commitment to our people, our communities, and our environment.”
All nominees for AWE awards undergo a comprehensive assessment process led by an independent review panel of business professional and master’s and Ph.D. level students in various fields including business, industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, environmental science, public health, and diversity and inclusion.
Chaney employees were present to receive the awards during a gala celebration and recognition ceremony held in Gaithersburg, Md.