Jack Taylor didn't talk about founding values when he started up his business back in 1957 – he and his team just lived them. They set the example through a personal commitment to the company and its customers.
Today, Enterprise, National and Alamo employees are called on to live those values, day in and day out, through interactions with customers, vendors, community partners and one another. Moreover, in 2003, we launched the Jack Taylor Founding Values Award program, which recognizes those who remain committed to six business priorities: Compliance & Ethics, Inclusion & Diversity, Work/Life Quality, Government Relations, Philanthropy & Community Relations, and Sustainability & Environmental Health/Safety.
These six key areas define Enterprise Holdings’ Cultural Compass – a planning-and-goal-setting tool that helps our independent regional subsidiaries identify and incorporate best practices, operating enhancements and strong partnerships into the way they run their business. They also provide a strategic platform for corporate social responsibility efforts and philanthropic initiatives in thousands of local communities all over the world.
Meanwhile, our Founding Values have been formalized into a set of guiding principles that every employee can understand and embrace. This simple, yet powerful set of beliefs is what drives us – and how we hold ourselves accountable every day: