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Deloitte & Touche USA Presented Work Life Legacy Corporate Partnership Award by Families and Work Institute

Submitted by: Deloitte

Categories: Ratings & Awards, Business Ethics

Posted: Jun 11, 2007 – 02:30 PM EST


Sharon Allen, W. Stanton Smith awarded individual Work Life Legacy honors for their leadership in workplace initiatives, multigenerational research

Jun. 11 /CSRwire/ - NEW YORK- June 11, 2007 — Families and Work Institute (FWI) today presented Deloitte & Touche USA LLP with its 2007 Work Life Legacy Corporate Partnership Award, its highest honor, while also awarding individual honors to Sharon L. Allen, chairman of the board, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, and W. Stanton Smith, director of Next Generation Initiatives, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP.

FWI Work Life Legacy Corporate Partnership Award is given to an organization that has forged a partnership across different parts and functions in the company, resulting in innovative programming that allows emplyees to be successful at home and at work, according to Ellen Galinsky, president, FWI.

Allen and Smith were awarded individual Work Life Legacy honors for their leadership in initiatives that promote the advancement and retention of women and new models for career development, as well as research on multigenerational differences and the links between work life and ethics.

"We are extremely pleased to present these honors to Deloitte & Touche USA, for its organizational approach to work life issues, and to Sharon Allen and Stan Smith, for their leadership and creativity in supporting work force programs that have helped their organization meet its business goals and objectives. Deloitte & Touche USA has truly created a partnership that makes work 'work,' " said Galinsky.

"Deloitte & Touche USA is truly honored to be among the outstanding leaders in work force programs acknowledged by Families and Work Institute," said Allen. "We have worked to build a values-based culture that includes the development and implementation of innovative programs that work together to attract and retain top talent, including Deloitte Career Connections and the initiative for the Advancement and Retention of Women, among others."

"Additionally, research on our next generation of talent, spearheaded by Stan Smith, has been highly important as we shape initiatives targeting the work force of the future," Allen concluded.

Also receiving 2007 honors from the FWI this week were:

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ph.D., Sloan Work and Family Research Network; Kathleen M. Lingle, director, Alliance for Work-Life Progress/WorldatWork; Kathleen C. D’Appolonia, Ph.D., senior vice president, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.; and Margaret M. Petruska, senior program director, The Heinz Endowments.

The Work Life Legacy Award was founded to capture the history of the people who have created the work life movement and continue to facilitate its progress. Every year, the Institute honors leaders from companies, foundations, academia and nonprofits who have created this movement in the United States and abroad.

About Families and Work Institute

FWI is a nonprofit center for research that conducts extensive research on the changing work force, changing family and changing community. Founded in 1989, FWI’s research typically takes on emerging issues before they crest. The Institute offers some of the most comprehensive research available on the U.S. work force. For more information, visit www.familiesandwork.org.

Contact: Cindy Morgan-Olson
Deloitte Services LP
212 492-2862

Contact: Mai Browne

Deloitte Services LP

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Cindy Morgan-Olson Deloitte Services LP
Phone: 212 492-2862
Mai Browne Deloitte Services LP
Phone: 212-492-2867


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