The best pharmaceutical industry to work at
In 2013, Ourofino was elected Best Pharmaceutical Industry to Work for in Brazil, according to the guide Você S/A and ranked among the 20 best large companies to work at by the Época Guide, competing in all segments.
This was the seventh time in which Ourofino was awarded in the ranking Você S/A and the sixth in the Guide Época. Differently from prior years, in 2013, the company competed with large companies, with more than 1000 employees.
The award is the result of a survey with employees and the calculation is made by journalists from the publishers’ which assess the practices of Human Resources, People Management, training programmes, leadership, benefits, social actions, among other aspects.
Sustainability Stand Out
The social project “Golden Youth” is a joint realization with the city of Cravinhos (SP). Weekly, 150 children, aged between eight and twelve, duly enrolled in state or city schools, participate in extra activities which include sports classes, citizenship and culture.
By entering the program, the “Golden Youth” participants are given uniforms, a schoolbag, stationary, musical instruments with CDs and books, and an ecological bag where they take vegetables from “Our vegetable garden” home weekly – which is another initiative from Ourofino that benefits more than a thousand families and six aid organizations. Moreover, the “Golden Youth offers these children four balanced meals a day. (Breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner).
The initiative has also given Ourofino the social responsibility award “Produz Brasil 2011”.
“Amigos da Doação de Sangue” Stamp
Ourofino has received the social responsibility stamp “Amigos da Doação de Sangue”, granted by the Blood Bank of Ribeirão Preto. This is the third consecutive year in which the company is recognized for the participation in the donation campaign. The acknowledgment was due to the action carried out in 2012, when more than 250 employees were encouraged by the company and voluntarily participated in the blood donation campaign.
The relationship of the employees of Ourofino with the JOIS- Jogos Industriários SESI is an old one. The commitment and dedication of the athletes who are part of the team of the company have resulted in yet another Gold medal in the competition. With 148 points, Ourofino led the ranking 42 points ahead of the first runner-up.
The professionals from Ourofino have also stood out in 2013. The technical director of Animal Health, Marcus Rezende, was elected the professional of the year by BeefPoint. Thales Vechiato, was awarded the prize Agrotalento 2013 which recognizes the best of Brazilian cattle raising aged between 25 and 45. Both prizes are granted by Beef Point, the main internet site for beef cattle news.
The former presenter of the program “Ourofino em Campo”, Gustavo Batista, was the only Broadcasting Journalist to be honored with the Journalistic Merit Diploma, granted by the Associação Brasileira de Hereford e Bradford (ABHB). Ourofino was also been granted a prize for its outstanding contribution for the dissemination of the breeds abroad and exports. The prize was received by Estanislau Figueira, coordinator of the Commercial Team of Rio Grande do Sul.
Ourofino was also granted for the fifth year in a roll, the Touro de Ouro Trophy. The prize is promoted by the AG Revista do Criador and elects, through popular vote, the most remembered brands in all of cattle raising phases. Ourofino got two prizes in the categories “tick control” and “horn fly control”.
Over 90% of employees declare to identify with the company
Ourofino was voted the best pharmaceutical company to work for in Brazil 2013 edition of the "Great Place to Work", from the magazine Você S / A. In a survey conducted by the publication with over 1,200 employees of Ourofino, 92.7% stated that they identify with the company and over 80% said they are satisfied and motivated, highlighting the quality of the workplace.
In the same year, Ourofino was also among the 20 best companies to work for in the ranking of Época magazine, competing with the largest from various segments in Brazil. The company figured in the category "Large Companies" (with over a thousand employees) and among the "Fastest growing companies" in number of vacancies when compared to the total employees (2012), with a rate of 23.3% in hiring.
The company has earned the outstanding Environment Certificate from the Environmental Journal of the State of São Paulo. The prize crowns the compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations highlighting the cause of preserving the environment.
It was awarded for being the most admired company in the veterinary sector on a survey conducted by the magazine Carta Capital.
On the same year, “Our vegetable garden” got second place on the category “Quality of life” from the Sodexo Vida Profissional Prize, from Sodexo Motivation Solutions, which values and multiplies practices on the management of people, applied in companies of all sizes, sectors and regions of Brazil. The program started in 2009 and has been an initiative of the co-founder and partner of Ourofino, Norival Bonamichi.
Ourofino has won the national phase of the Finep Technological Innovation Prize, on the category Large Company and for the first time was placed among the 150 Best Companies to Work for in Brazil, according to the Exame-Você S/A Guide.