TOKYO, Japan – Suntory Holdings has won Bronze in the 2022 LearningElite Awards program, a robust, peer-developed benchmarking program which honors the best organizations for best-in-class levels of performance across five dimensions: learning strategy, leadership commitment, learning execution, learning impact and business performance results.
The program is presented each year by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), a publication of BetterWork Media Group.
The company was recognized for its comprehensive global learning and development center of excellence called Suntory University, especially for its vision and strategy centered on instilling its unique corporate culture, strategic investment in technology to enhance the modern learner experience, partnerships with world-class learning institutions, and wide variety of development opportunities for the learning and development teams.
“We are honored to be recognized as an elite learning organization,” said Junji Miyawaki, Chief People Officer at Suntory Holdings. “At Suntory, the root of everything we do is the spirit of ‘Yatte Minahare,’ one of our core values to earnestly accept challenges and be united by the drive to succeed. This award is a great representation of ‘Yatte Minahare’ in action.”
One of the program judges stated, “I was very pleasantly surprised at the level of the businesses culture and its integration into the everyday employee activities and learning & development work to support that culture. And pleased to see how seamlessly L&D was integrated into the flow of work as well.”
Fifty-four winners were announced during the 2022 LearningElite Awards Gala. See the complete list of winners here.