At Regency Centers, we have lived our values for over 50 years by executing and successfully meeting our commitments to our people and our communities.
We believe our people are our most fundamental asset – the best professionals in the business. We offer a challenging, safe and dynamic work environment and support the professional development and the personal life of each employee. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in regards to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disabilities, veteran's status, or any other class protected by applicable law.
Health and Safety
Employee health and safety is a top priority for Regency. Regency encourages employees to achieve their personal health goals through a robust wellness program focused on education, awareness and prevention. The company's wellness program provides employees access to annual health checks and education on a variety of topics including nutrition, exercise, mental health and workplace ergonomics. The program encourages participation by offering stipends for those who voluntarily participate. The company has been honored with a First Coast Healthiest Companies Award for six consecutive years including GOLD recognition in 2013.
- By the Numbers, 2013:
- 80% of employees completed written health surveys
- 78% of employees received health checks, with 76% of those being considered "low risk"
- The company reported one work-related injury and zero work-related fatalities
Training and Professional Development
Regency is focused on providing opportunities for professional development and high quality training to all of our employees. Formal performance evaluations are conducted annually for all employees, to provide the opportunity to discuss job performance and identify professional development focus areas. The company encourages employees to continually develop their skills and effectiveness through workplace training and offering tuition reimbursement.
- By the Numbers, 2013:
- 100% of full-time employees received annual performance reviews
- 100% of full-time employees received on-the-job training
Fairness, Equality and Ethics
We believe in unwavering standards of honesty and integrity and built our reputation by maintaining the highest ethical principles. We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and hold all of our employees accountable to our Code of Conduct. Regency’s Code is values-based which not only provides guidance on prohibited activities, but also provides employees with an ethical decision making model to assist in dealing with ethical dilemmas. Each Regency employee completes ethics and compliance training annually, including a customized list of assigned courses based on roles and responsibilities. Regency’s Compliance Committee reviews the training program annually to ensure it aligns with the company’s risk assessment.
Regency Management conducts an annual, company-wide fraud risk assessment, including bribery and corruption risks. Regency also offers the AlertLine hotline where ethics violations can be reported anonymously by anyone. Additionally, we have a strong and engaged Board of Directors and established antifraud controls including: Audit Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee oversight, comprehensive ethics and compliance program, and well defined internal controls supported by established policies and procedures in process narratives and in department desktop procedure manuals.
Compensation, Benefits and Employment Quality
We take care of our people by fostering a values-based culture, offering a comprehensive benefits package and an engaging workplace environment. The company hopes its employees consider their work a career rather than a job. For this reason, Regency Centers has established plans to help its employees build their own future. To learn more about careers and our comprehensive benefits package please visit our careers page.
- By the Numbers, 2013:
- 89% of employees responded to the company's annual employee engagement survey, with an overall engagement score of 84.9%
- 90% of employees surveyed responded that they would like to be working at the company 1 year from today
We believe in contributing to the betterment of our communities. We encourage employees to support philanthropic programs of their choice through employee contribution matching and providing employees paid time off to volunteer.
In addition to providing employee specific incentive programs for charitable giving, Regency directly sponsors a variety of corporate causes. Two that receive the most funding are the United Way and Habitat for Humanity.
United Way is a national system of volunteers, contributors and local charities helping all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives. It is one of the most efficient non-profit organizations in terms of donated funds flowing directly into the intended community, and the broad reach among hundreds of communities with a wide network of affiliated programs. Regency Centers and United Way have developed a strong partnership over the years, largely due to individual efforts, with 96% of our employees participating in the United Way campaigns.
Habitat for Humanity is a philanthropic non-profit, dedicated to bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Its focus on developing simple and affordable housing enables Regency to not only give funds, but to also become directly involved with the individual projects that make such an impact.