Global Reporting Initiative Reports

GRI Indicator 412-2
Reporting Level Complete

Total hours of employee training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained

IPG understands the importance of training, particularly as it relates to ensuring a workplace that operates ethically and transparently and is also free from any type of harassment.

Disclosure 412-2

Total hours of employee training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operation, including the percentage of employees trained.

IPG provides Code of Conduct training each year as well as anti-harassment training to all new hires in the US and to senior managers outside the U.S.  Every two years, we re-train California managers, and every four years, we re-train all US employees.  Our Chief Executive Officer invites and encourages all employees to take these courses and we have had good success in obtaining high levels of employee participation.   Specifically:

 

New Hire Code of Conduct

9,351 Completions x 38 minutes to complete = 355,338 minutes = 5,922 hours

Completion Rate – 98%

California Anti-Harassment Course Employees/Supervisors

129 Completed x 124 minutes to complete = 15,989 minutes =

266 hours

Completion Rate – 98%

Anti-Harassment Course Employees/Supervisors

3,043 Completed x 19 minutes to complete = 57,817 minutes =

964 hours

Completion Rate – 99%

Code of Conduct Course – Current Employees

Data Protection and Information Security

27,306 Completed x 46 minutes to complete = 1,256,076 minutes = 20,935 hours

Completion Rate – 95%

Code of Conduct Course – Current Employees

Creating a Culture of Integrity & Inclusiveness

26,422 Completed x 36 minutes to complete = 951,192 minutes = 15,853 hours

Completion Rate – 96%