Sisecam Academy, established in 2016 by Sisecam to develop human resources competencies, was presented with an award at the BEST Awards. The prestigious competition is organized by the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Sisecam a global player in the glass and chemicals industries won the ‘Best Organization in Training and Development’ Award with the employee training and development activities of Sisecam Academy.
To date, Sisecam Academy has delivered a total of 2,750,000 hours of training to over 52,000 persons. The Academy operates with the vision of being the leading development center that trains value-adding employees. The Association for Talent Development recognizes Sisecam Academy as one of the largest corporate academies in the world today.
Established in 2016 to contribute to Sisecam’s corporate goals, improve human resources competencies and foster employee engagement, Sisecam Academy carries out development activities that continuously support its employees and stakeholders in its ecosystem.
Sisecam employees can pursue their career development in line with their career goals by attending specialized schools for different functions. Sisecam Academy’s strategies, practices, and standards are expanded in Sisecam ‘s operating countries. As a result, employees from different territories meet in the same training environment and benefit from each other’s knowledge and experience. At Sisecam Academy, development opportunities are not limited to employees. Development programs are offered to all stakeholders with training content that will improve the entire Sisecam ecosystem. The Academy offers Sisecam employees in-class and e-learning programs under the hybrid learning model. Sisecam Academy also provides the opportunity for employees to benefit from the world’s leading learning resource providers on the Unlimited Learning Platform.
Since 2003, the BEST Awards have recognized exceptional organizations that create added value by aligning their training and development efforts with their strategies in the best way and supporting their employees with pioneering development opportunities.
Sisecam was founded in 1935 to establish Turkey’s glass industry in line with the vision of the global leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Today, Sisecam is a strong global player in the fields of glass and chemicals. Sisecam is the only global company operating in all core areas of glass production – including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, and glass fiber. Currently, Sisecam ranks among the world’s top two manufacturers of glassware and the top five producers of glass packaging and flat glass. Sisecam is one of the three largest soda producers in the world and the world leader in chromium chemicals.
Sisecam plays a leading role in the flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, chemicals, automotive, glass fiber, mining, energy, and recycling business lines. Sisecam operates production facilities in Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, Egypt, India, and the USA in addition to Turkey.
Sisecam is taking major steps towards its goal of becoming one of the world’s top three manufacturers in its main fields of activity. Driven forward by its highly competent human resources and smart technologies, Sisecam is continuously transforming its digital infrastructure and corporate culture taking into account the needs of the future. With 88 years of experience and more than 24,000 employees, Sisecam conducts production activities in 14 countries on four continents and operates a sales network in more than 150 countries worldwide. Sisecam is moving forward on its growth journey, powered by an inclusive approach that supports the development of its entire ecosystem. Sisecam takes responsibility for protecting the planet, empowering society, and transforming life with its CareforNext strategy, which is compliant with and centered around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Sisecam uses all its experience and competencies to promote sustainable development in every aspect.