Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces


Good Health is Good Business

The Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces (GCHW) supports the advancement of workplace health and well-being through a series of initiatives designed to enhance shared learning, recognition and replication. The Global Centre seeks to create a healthier and more productive working experience for all employers and employees, irrespective of their size, location or circumstances. Formed in 2012, the GCHW is co-owned by i-genius Limited (based in the UK) and International Health Consulting (based in the USA). It is governed under the co-directorship of Tommy Hutchinson (i-genius) and Wolf Kirsten (International Health Consulting).

The Global Centre works closely with a range of prestigious partners with special mention of FIESC:SESI, International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP); International Institute for Health Promotion at American University in Washington, DC (IIHP), Associação Brasileira de Qualidade de Vida (ABQV) and the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO).

Global Healthy Workplace Awards & Summit

The Global Healthy Workplace Awards (GHWAwards) is the first global awards program recognizing healthy workplaces. The GHWAwards bring together leaders in global health and well-being. The GHWAwards are organized and hosted by two international partners; Wolf Kirsten International Health Consulting and i-genius. The Awards launched in April 2013 with its first global Awards Summit taking place in London (2013) followed by Summits in Shanghai (2014), Florianopolis (2015), Washington, DC (2016) (where it created the Roundtable Global Alliance for Healthy Workplaces in 2016), Singapore (2017), Bergamo (2018) and Melbourne (2019).

Previous winners of the prestigious Global Healthy Workplace Awards include:

Multinational Enterprise category: Lendlease (2018), Chevron (2017), Unilever (2016), GSK (2015), IBM (2014), Royal Dutch Shell (2013)

Large Enterprise category: Hero MotoCorp (2019), Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz (2018), Jemena (2017), Monash University (2016), Unilever Brasil (2015), Telefonica do Brasil (2014), Alexandra Health (2013)

SME category: Global Prairie (2019), A.B. May (2018), Lincoln Industries (2017), Vitality (2016), Lan Spar Bank (2015), Spokane Regional Health District (2014), Toyal America (2013)

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