FCC recognized as a Kincentric Best Employer for 2019

  • Dec 12, 2019

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s best employers, part of Kincentric’s Best Employers global certification program that measures and recognizes leading employers.

“Employee engagement is a corporate priority and the number one reason why FCC continues to be Canada’s leading agriculture lender,” said Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO. “By tapping into the passion and creativity of our more than 1,900 employees in 97 offices across the country, we can more effectively help our customers achieve their dreams in an industry that holds so much promise.”

Kincentric, formerly part of Aon, annually certifies companies that have captured the full potential of their employees. To certify a company as a best employer, Kincentric compares organizations to identify those that strive to continuously inspire their people, spark change and accelerate business success.

To achieve this recognition, FCC was assessed on four measures:

  • Employee engagement: employees speak positively about their employer, intend to stay and are motivated to exert extra effort at work.
  • Organizational agility: employees see the organization is highly adaptive, innovative, inclusive and responsive to the changing needs of its customers.
  • Engaging leadership: leaders are deeply connected with employees to drive engagement, communicate a clear vision and exert strong personal values.
  • Talent focus: employees see the organization is focused on attracting and retaining great talent and creating an inspirational environment where people can thrive

This is the 17th consecutive year FCC has been identified as one of the nation’s best employers by the international human capital and management consulting firm.

Hoffort said this year’s recognition is especially gratifying, coming on the 60th anniversary of when FCC was created by federal proclamation on October 5, 1959.

“It shows that our original core values of integrity, fairness, devotion and good judgement have stood the test of time,” he said. “Building on those core values, we adopted a corporate culture that enabled FCC to become a successful, self-sustaining Crown corporation driven by the passion of our employees for an industry that feeds the world.”

FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender, with a healthy loan portfolio of more than $36 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and its role in feeding an ever-growing world. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and agri-food industry. As a self-sustaining Crown corporation, our profits are reinvested back into the agriculture and food industry we serve and the communities where our customers and employees live and work while providing an appropriate return to our shareholder. Visit fcc.ca or follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and on Twitter.


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Trevor Sutter
Corporate Communication
Farm Credit Canada