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Working Mother Names Capital One To List Of "100 Best Companies For Working Mothers" For Leadership In Work/Life Integration Policies

September 22, 2014 at 9:56 AM EDT

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine has named Capital One as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women.  Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs. 

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"Our associates are our greatest asset and we are deeply committed to their success and well-being," said Lane Hopkins, Managing Vice President, Recruiting and Talent Management. "From the outset, we have worked to build an inclusive environment and family-friendly policies that support all of our associates and our benefits are designed to help them be their best selves – at work and at home. We are proud of our culture and what we've achieved and are thrilled to be named to Working Mother Magazine's Top 100 list again."

Carol Evans, president, Working Mother Media said, "The Working Mother 100 Best Companies are the leaders in the advancement of women by supporting their need to integrate family and work successfully. We are thrilled to honor the U.S. companies that put words into action and build family-friendly cultures on the foundation of thoughtful policies and effective programs. Women now make up 50% of our workforce.  We need to make sure they have the support to be outstanding moms as well as great employees."

Jennifer Owens, editorial director of Working Mother Media, noted, "In its 29th year, the Working Mother 100 Best Companies are a powerful reminder of how great companies can and do create supportive workplaces for their employees. All employers would do well to follow their lead if they want to attract and retain top talent."

The complete list of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.

In honor of the 100 Best Companies, Working Mother has declared Tuesday, October 21st as National Flex Day to increase awareness for the importance of workplace flexibility. All companies are invited to participate by encouraging all employees to use flex policies on this day.

About Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $205.9 billion in deposits and $298.3 billion in total assets as of June 30, 2014. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has approximately 900 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index. 

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com), is the publisher of Working Mother magazine and its companion website workingmother.com, and is home to the Working Mother Research Institute. The National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com) and Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com) are also units within WMM. Working Mother Media's mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

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Capital One: Julie Rakes, julie.rakes@capitalone.com, 804-284-5800; Working Mother: Andrea Kaplan, andrea@andreakaplanpr.com, (cell) 917-836-2741