In 2012, the City Council created the Innovative Company Award measures the Barcelona Conciliation and Time
This award wants to identify, promote and inform on the efforts of all those companies that are committed to the betterment of time management in order to achieve an improved conciliation of work, family and individual life. These companies work implementing measures on the uses of time that help their employees get better organized in their lives, and, at the same time, enhance the companies' planning.
- To identify, publicly, the efforts that companies in this city make to develop innovating measures for a better management of time, bringing flexibility, and balancing work, family, and personal schedules.
- To enhance the visibility of companies that are committed to help harmonize time in their organization, making society in general more aware of these issues.
- To contribute to spreading understanding on these issues, and promoting exchange while generating a repository of successful implementations of measures in the context of better time management and conciliation in the work place.