Mars Incorporated – Multinational Employer – Awards Winner 2023
Awards Winner, 2023
Mars Inc. is a global, family-owned business with a diverse portfolio of quality confectionary, food, and pet care products and services. Mars prides itself on long-term commitments that deliver Five Principles through action. The company recognizes its Responsibility to support the health, safety and wellbeing of its workforce and community; and in doing so deliver a Mutual benefit.
Actions are top down through global commitments embedded in the business strategy, supported by dedicated resources and expertise, and senior leader engagement and sponsorship; and bottom up through engaging workers in the co-design and delivery of health, safety and wellbeing solutions.
Delivering evidence-based practices, best ‘processes’ are embedded, focusing efforts on core enablers that make the programs successful, maximizing reach and impact. From implementing and assessing Site Health Fundamentals, scaling best practices, and embedding healthy leadership behaviours at all levels that advocate, model and empower healthy and safe behaviours. A highly engaged, listening-to-act culture, is supported by data evaluation and insights to drive continuous improvement.
Building on core occupational health and safety practices, the Mars wellbeing program recognizes the individual needs of all Associates. Through the Associate designed, holistic, Be Well Together framework all Associates are engaged and supported in both short- and long-term actions that are individually tailored to Energize Your Day, Boost Your Health and Live Your Purpose.