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People care

Employee Development

Education, Training and Advancement. Promega training

and development programs are designed to keep employees

abreast of the latest technologies, scientific trends and customer

needs in order to stay competitive in the marketplace.

We are committed to the personal and professional growth

of all employees throughout the many phases of their career.

Our people determine the quality of our products and services.

Investing in employees is an investment in the future.

In 2012, $850,000 (USD) was devoted to continuing education,

development, and training of our employees, globally. A

significant amount of training is focused on maintaining our

high standards in Quality System Regulated (QSR) areas,

including providing automated and just-in-time visibility into

the training status by individual employee as well as by training



Scientific Training is an area of significant

emphasis at Promega. Our Scientific Training

Department designs, develops, and implements

scientific training for employees

around the globe, which is delivered in live and virtual classrooms.

In 2012, the number of attendees of live courses and

webcasts increased by 20% over the previous year from 1,965

course attendees to 2,300 course attendees. A total of 53

Webcast Courses, and 11 Live Classroom courses offered In

Madison, and Lyon, France, at PETAL, the Promega Europe

Training and Applications Lab. PETAL training continues

to address the training needs of European, Middle Eastern

and African employees. PETAL helps reduce travel due to

its central location in Europe, and with video conferencing

equipment, scientists and trainers are able to participate

from offsite locations.

2,300 individuals participated

in virtual or scientific training

opportunities at Promega

Human Rights and Diversity

Human Rights. As a member to the UN Global Compact,

Promega follows all regulations regarding employment and

has zero tolerance for violations of human rights. At Promega,

we are committed to upholding and advancing The Universal

Declaration of Human Rights in how our business develops

productive relationships around the world and works cooperatively

among different customs and cultures. Issues that

we take very seriously include:

• Protection of children from exploitation

• Protection of all workers from compulsory labor

• Payment of at least minimum wages

• Safe working conditions

Promega complies with all local workplace regulations and

insures that our employees and community members are

treated with respect and dignity.

Corporate mind Product reach Planet aware People care Community touch

Promega Corporate Responsibility Report 2012


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