ERGO Group AG is awarded the audit berufundfamilie® again

The insurer has successfully passed the quality audit berufundfamilie® of the non-profit Hertie Foundation

Media Information, 26.06.2019

The ERGO Group AG has been honored as a family-conscious company for the fourth time in a row. The insurer has successfully passed the quality audit berufundfamilie® of the non-profit Hertie Foundation. Franziska Giffey, Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and patron of the audit berufundfamilie®, awarded the certificates yesterday in Berlin, honoring ERGO's family and life-phase-oriented human resources policy.

Zertifikatsverleihung audit berufundfamilie

Diverse offers to reconcile work and family or private lives have been a staple at ERGO for many years. The organisation berufundfamilie® has been checking the quality and scope of these measures for ERGO in Düsseldorf since 2002, and for all other locations since 2009. Family-friendly offers include the conversion of bonus payments into additional days off, extension of parental leave, internal work mentoring programme for employees and the diversity workshop. In Düsseldorf, ERGO is a founding member of the "Father’s Network NRW." ERGO has also been offering all employees flexible working models for many years. "Both employees and employers benefit from our support in reconciling different phases of their lives with the profession and promoting women's career," comments Dagmar Brück, Head of Training at ERGO.

The audit berufundfamilie® supports employers in all economic sectors in bringing company goals and employee interests into a workable balance in reconciling work and family life.

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About the ERGO Group AG

ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe. Worldwide, the Group is represented in about 30 countries and concentrates on Europe and Asia. German, international, direct and digital business as well as all IT activities and technology services are bundled in four separate units (ERGO Deutschland, ERGO International, ERGO Digital Ventures and ERGO Technology & Services Management) under the umbrella of ERGO Group AG. About 40,000 people work for the Group, either as salaried employees or as registered sales representatives. In 2018, ERGO recorded a total premium income of 19 billion euros and rendered benefits to customers of 18 billion euros (net). ERGO is part of Munich Re, one of the leading reinsurers and risk carriers worldwide.
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