NOVA Chemicals Recognized as Top Employer in Alberta in 2024
Calgary, AB (January 30, 2024) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) is honoured to be named a 2024 Top Employer in Alberta for its leadership in talent recruitment and retention within the petrochemical industry.
The annual list, organized by Canada’s Top 100 Employers, annually recognizes select companies across the country as exceptional places to work based on criteria including workplace environment, social atmosphere, benefits, skills training, performance management, and community involvement.
“We are humbled to be recognized as a top employer in Alberta. Our vision at NOVA is to foster an agile, high-performing, and engaged team of employees and this recognition underscores this commitment to our people,” said Mona Jasinski, NOVA Chemicals SVP of HR and Communications. “Investing in our employees’ growth and development, creating a positive and supportive work environment, and building a modern and thriving learning culture all have direct impacts on our incredible organization, as well as our partners up and down the value chain.”
Jasinski continued, “Alberta employers have always stepped forward to compete for the best and brightest talent that lives right here in our province. We’re proud to have operated in the region for nearly 50 years and to have created an environment where employees feel engaged, valued, and like they make positive impacts through their work.”
With its global headquarters in Calgary and approximately 2,200 of its 2,500 employees located across Canada, NOVA Chemicals encourages its people to use a human-centered and value-driven approach, upholding the pillars of passion, collaboration, responsibility, and innovation. The company boasts:
- Low voluntary turnover: averaging ~3% over the last five years;
- High job applicant submissions: nearly 9,000 applications received in 2023;
- Flexible work options: including earned days off and alternative work arrangements;
- Desirable culture: focusing on safety, overall atmosphere, celebrations, and social events; and
- Comprehensive and competitive benefits package: including immediate eligibility upon hire and a total well-being program.
The sustainable polyethylene company aspires to become the leading sustainable polyethylene producer in North America. In 2023, it launched its strategic plan for 2030, which includes environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) ambitions.
Read more in Canada’s Top 100 Employers article.
About NOVA Chemicals Corporation
NOVA Chemicals aspires to be the leading sustainable polyethylene producer in North America. Our driving purpose is to reshape plastics for a better, more sustainable world by delivering innovative solutions that help make everyday life healthier and safer and acting as a catalyst for a low carbon, zero-plastic-waste future. NOVA Chemicals’ innovative and quality product offerings, value chain collaboration, and unique customer experience is what sets us apart; our customers use our products to create easy-to-recycle and recycled content films, packaging, and products. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security, and environmental stewardship through our commitment to Sustainability and Responsible Care®.
NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has nearly 2,500 employees worldwide and is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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