“He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
What is the most important thing in the world?
It is people, it is people, it is people.”

Introducing the Workplace Culture Badge

The Workplace Culture Badge is a badge of honour, placing your company within the elite in workplace culture.

The accreditation process tests and improves your workplace culture in four components.

Organisations that possess these leadership qualities will score highly:

  • Confident management – directing, delegating, motivating, developing staff effectively
  • Inspiring staff towards a common vision
  • All on the same page

Organisations that possess these team qualities will score highly:

  • Great trust and communication
  • Diverse team working with each others’ strengths
  • Motivated and inspired
  • All working towards a common vision

Organisations that possess these leadership qualities will score highly:

  • Confident management – directing, delegating, motivating, developing staff effectively
  • Inspiring staff towards a common vision
  • All on the same page

Organisations that possess these culture qualities will score highly:

  • Tools that enable team members to understand themselves and each other
  • Clear wording defining what you want your company culture to be like, shared and lived at every level
  • Integration of the other three areas – leadership, teams, purpose/vision/values – across all facets of the business

Benefits of the Workplace Culture Badge

International research shows that people are leaving companies with bad culture in droves, in favour of those with amazing workplace culture – even if it means taking a paycut! Be on the right side of history and show the world how amazing your workplace is with the Workplace Culture Badge.

Attract and keep top-tier talent
Amidst a global re-shuffle of the finest talent, stand out and attract the experts you need to build a stronger company. The Workplace Culture Badge is your guarantee that your business is the right place for the leading experts to hang their hats and call home.

Amazing Brand Enhancement
People are more aware than ever of the power of their dollar and a culture is growing where they are quick to boycott businesses that don’t match their values. The Workplace Culture Badge is the accreditation you need to propel your brand into the future and not get lost in the crowd.

Transparency and Legitimacy
In a world where transparency into workplace procedures is expected, the Workplace Culture Badge is the proof you are putting in the hard work behind the scenes to ensure your employees love coming to work.

What do we offer?

We offer the first workplace culture accreditation in New Zealand to place you within the best in workplace culture and give you a badge to prove it.

The process:

  • We evaluate your workplace culture in 4 areas:
    – Leadership
    – Teams
    – Vision and values
    – Culture
  • We provide a training package that is tailored to your organisation.
  • We provide you with comprehensive reporting throughout the accreditation process.
  • We provide on-going support to your leaders and managers to formulate an effective continuation strategy.


To keep the Workplace Culture Badge valid, all accredited businesses will be reviewed annually. Not only does this help ensure the prestige of the Workplace Culture Badge and those who possess it, it helps you as a business owner to make sure there are no cracks forming in your business.

Find out more

To find out more about the Culture Excellence Badge and Awards contact Cathy to get started.

Cathy Sheppard

CEO/FOUNDER

Executive and Senior Level Facilitator/Coach
(027) 302-8628
Hutt Valley/Wellington
Email Me

Businesses on board
The following businesses have been evaluated, trained and have everything in place to ensure a healthy work culture and be accredited with the BSI Culture Badge.

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Company A
Company B
Company C