Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc. (BAVI), the company behind the famous oven-roasted chicken that Filipinos love, Chooks-to-Go, and several retail brands like Uling Roasters and Reyal, celebrates its success in gaining international recognition for its program on people empowerment.
Investors in People – from Standard to Bronze Accreditation
Earlier this year, BAVI received its Investors in People (IiP) Standard Accreditation, a distinction of being the first and only one in the Philippine poultry industry. IiP recognizes companies and workplaces around the world that engage people to be their best for themselves and their organizations.
BAVI was the only Asian finalist in the IiP International Awards in London. The company upped the ante with an IIP Bronze Accreditation last November. IiP bronze is a standard set by IiP for organizations whose employees see and feel how their career prospects improved as a result of the learning and development programs of the company. From leadership trainings, setting standards and bench marks, employee engagement, and continuous investment in its people, BAVI continue to grow and shine because of excellent people management.
BAVI Toastmasters Club & the 84th Toastmasters International Convention
As part of the company’s development program, BAVI established the BAVI Toastmasters Club in 2014 which provides an avenue for employees to improve and hone their communication and leadership skills. BAVI has 14 Toastmasters clubs nationwide, all fully sponsored by the company. BAVI Toastmasters Club has bagged numerous awards from the Toastmasters International’s District 75 (Philippines) Convention, including the Crystal Globe Award and the President’s Distinguished Club Award – the highest recognition bestowed to a club by Toastmasters International.
Testament to its commitment in empowering people through Toastmasters, BAVI sent delegates to the 84th Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas where they celebrated achievements of Toastmasters clubs around the world. Packed with various educational sessions and public speaking competitions, the convention accorded delegates from BAVI an extraordinary learning experience that inspired them to raise their communication and leadership skills to world-class and game-changing level.
“The experience allowed me to extend my network of public speakers and skilled professionals – people from whom I learn extensively how to be effective in my personal and professional involvements,” says Rachelle Payumo, BAVI’s Toastmasters delegate and Sr. Supervisor for Management Control System, “Attending the Toastmasters International Convention was a very rare privilege granted to me by BAVI —something that I will forever be grateful for. My Toastmasters journey is proof that the company gives priority and values the personal and professional growth of its people.”
BAVI’s achievements in IIP and Toastmasters is solid proof of the company’s commitment in the professional and personal development of its greatest asset – its people.