2015 Finalists Named in Global Healthy Workplace Awards

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Good Health is Good Business. 

Six employers named as Global Healthy Workplace Award finalists will present their programmes on a world stage at the 3rd Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit (GHWAwards) taking place May 18-19 at the Resort Costao Do Santinho, Florianopolis, Brazil.

Employers from over 20 countries vied for the distinction of being considered among the world’s healthiest workplaces. GHWAwards submissions were reviewed by an international panel of health and wellness experts from five continents who judged the programmes. Judges remarked that it was ‘exceptionally difficult to select the finalists for this year’s Awards, such was the high quality of entries’.

A highlight of the Summit will be the presentations by the six finalists, whose programmes represent the best of the international business community’s ability to successfully promote good health among their employees and the communities they serve. The Summit will attract over 200 leaders from business, public health, academia, government and non-government organizations (NGOs), united in the belief that employers have an important role to play in ensuring a healthy and productive workforce.

The three winning employers will be announced at the close of the Summit. For the draft agenda and to book your place at the Summit, visit:
http://www.globalhealthyworkplace.org/summit-florianopolis-2015.html

The finalists are:

Multi-national Employers category

GlaxoSmithKline (UK)
Chevron (USA)

Large Employers category

Unilever (Brazil)
Vanderbilt University (USA)

Small and Mid-Sized Employers category

Lan Spar Bank (Denmark)
Naya Jeevan (Pakistan)

The global panel of judges are:

+ North America – Nico Pronk, HealthPartners, USA
+ South America – Alberto Ogata, ABQV, Brazil
+ Europe – Stephen Bevan, The Work Foundation, UK
+ Africa – Edith Clarke, Ghana Health Service, Ghana
+ Asia – Daphne Koek, Health Promotion Board Singapore, Singapore

SESI are sponsors of the 2015 GHWAwards, which is hosted by Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces (GCHW). GCHW is also the joint sponsor with the Buck Consultants at Xerox of the 2015 Mental Well-being Survey Promoting Mental Well-being: Addressing Worker Stress and Psychosocial Risks, which results will be unveiled at the Florianopolis Summit.

For more information contact info@globalhealthyworkplace.org and visit http://www.globalhealthyworkplace.org

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