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Mondeléz International, Citi, Toyota North America, Intuit, and Pinterest Recipients of i4cp's 2024 Next Practice Awards

Scottsdale, AZ, March 27, 2024—The winners of i4cp’s highly competitive Next Practice Awards have been announced: Mondelēz International, Citi, Toyota North America, Intuit, and Pinterest were each recognized for outstanding innovations and achievement in the advancement of people practices.

Winners were honored at the i4cp 2024 Next Practices Now Conference, March 25 – 28 at the Fairmont Princess in Scottsdale, AZ. The award-winning submissions, selected from a group of 15 finalists, centered on initiatives to enable talent mobility, transform learning, enhance skill development, and prepare for the future of work.

  • Citi - The leading global bank transformed their US Personal Banking learning organization to Agile. By adopting a “helix” operating model to cultivate empowered and adaptable teams, they enabled teams to be self-led, cross-functional, and capable of producing end-to-end solutions.
  • Intuit – A leading global financial technology platform enabled AI innovation within HR, as well as experimentation among employees, via strategic narrative creation, use case generation, and employee learning and development.
  • Mondelēz International – One of the world’s largest snack companies, Mondelēz ignited internal mobility by launching a pilot of their internal talent marketplace, Match & Grow, enabling colleagues to find gigs that match their development goals. 
  • Pinterest - The virtual discovery engine reimagined the hybrid work experience with PinFlex, a uniquely-Pinterest work model. PinFlex celebrates employees’ flexibility to live and work where they choose while encouraging key moments for high-impact in-person collaboration.
  • Toyota North America - The automotive manufacturer focused on enhancing the skills of its workforce through a groundbreaking initiative, the Toyota Skills Acceleration program. By leveraging Agile methodologies, HR and IT swiftly devised tailored learning paths, empowering team members with essential technical skills, helping ensure Toyota remains at the forefront of the evolving mobility landscape.

The discovery of next practices—human capital strategies that are highly correlated with better market performance, but that most companies have not yet adopted—is a primary focus of i4cp’s research. To that end, i4cp looks to its community of member organizations to uncover world-class examples of next practices in action. The Next Practice Awards showcases annually the design, implementation, and measurement of innovative people practices that effectively address business challenges. Detailed case studies of the 2024 award-winning next practices are available to enterprise and board members.

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i4cp is the leading authority on next practices in human capital management. i4cp produces more research than any other human capital research firm in the world, and many of the world’s most prominent organizations and human resources leaders turn to i4cp to better capitalize on emerging workforce trends. Supported by a powerful community of human capital practitioners, i4cp provides insights that help organizations better anticipate, adapt, and act in a constantly changing business environment.