At Argo, employee-led Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are integral to company culture, empowering colleagues to meet and share ideas around a common cause. One ERG – the Faith, Ethnicity, Race and Multiculturalism (FERM) ERG – provides a place for the full spectrum of Argo’s diverse employees to embrace their heritage and background.
- Employees say the company’s commitment to inclusion stands out in the industry. “Not all companies or management welcome the idea of ERGs, but here at Argo they encourage all employees to join one,” says Lee Vuu, VP, Reinsurance Claims. “I believe they have created a truly diverse and inclusive culture and joining FERM is just one example of this.”
- Members engage in thoughtful conversations that promote diversity and understanding. “FERM is an ideal forum to learn about cultures and traditions around the globe,” says Aarthi Sathiamurthy, Lead Business Analyst. “It’s important that we learn about these to help us know more about our colleagues from different heritages and respect and value their beliefs.”
- ERGs like FERM advocate for causes that represent the diversity of Argo’s workforce. Members of FERM championed an initiative to give employees a floating holiday for cultural or religious traditions, which Argo leadership then implemented. In addition, FERM members help recruit diverse candidates and strengthen Argo’s partnerships by working with outside organizations, including:
Ready to join a company that empowers you to embrace your heritage?
Visit Argo’s career page to see a list of available roles. You can also view a list of active ERGs at Argo Group to find one or more that match your interests.