Summerland recognised for violence prevention

Summerland Credit Union is proud to announce it is officially recognised as a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. The accreditation recognises our commitment to the prevention of violence in our communities.

Summerland CEO, John Williams said the accreditation was recognition of the leading role Summerland is taking to say “no” to any form of violence in society. The White Ribbon principles align closely to Summerland’s values and we are proud to uphold the standard of zero tolerance of abuse and promote respectful relationships in workplaces and communities.

“Being customer owned, our White Ribbon awareness campaign encourages and supports both our employees and customers to challenge inappropriate behaviour and strengthen gender equality within our community,” said Mr Williams.

“As a financial institution, Summerland takes steps to prevent the financial abuse of any vulnerable customers, including elderly abuse, domestic violence and disability. Staff are supported by extensive training and policy frameworks to recognise and assist vulnerable people in our community.

“Becoming a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace reflects our commitment to being a good corporate citizen, giving back to community and being a part of sustainable and positive change in our society.

“This accreditation builds upon the Gold Award from the NSW Government’s Department of Environment and Heritage for sustainability and our continued efforts to provide a safe, respectful, and inclusive workplace for all employees.”