Alfa Beta, was awarded a Gold Prize at the HR Awards 2016 for "Best Workplace Diversity Strategy" in the Resourcing and Diversity category. The award, open to businesses throughout Greece, was in recognition of Alfa Beta's substantial efforts to support associates with disabilities.
In order to develop a more inclusive, healthy and safe workplace for associates with disabilities, Alfa Beta set up structured interviews with the associates and their supervisors to better understand special needs and improve workplace conditions.
An on- the-job training program was implemented in AB stores, in collaboration with community organizations that serve people with disabilities. By improving the social skills and capabilities of the trainees in a work environment, the program ultimately enhanced employment opportunities.
The HR Awards celebrate excellence, innovative initiatives and best practices. In addition, it recognizes individuals, teams and companies for their outstanding achievements in people management.