5th Global Healthy Workplace Summit, Singapore, 2017

GHWAwards Summit, Singapore, 2017
Health Promotion Board, Saturday 2nd September

The Awards and Summit, was hosted by the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces (GCHW) with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board of the Ministry of Health and sponsored by Cigna Foundation, Optum and Aetna. The event followed on from the success of Washington DC 2016, Florianopolis 2015, Shanghai 2014 and London 2013 and took place immediately prior to the World Congress on Safety & Health. As well as the Awards finalists’ presentations, the Summit examined integrating health and safety (holistic approach to healthy workplaces), and the publication of two reports on relevance to NGOs and the perspective of investors.

The winners of the prestigious Awards programme were:

Lincoln Industries, USA – small and medium-sized category
Jemena, Australia – large enterprise category
Chevron, USA – multinational category

The runners up were:

LGAQ, Australia – small and medium-sized category
ABFRL Madura, India – large enterprise category
Lendlease, Australia – multinational category

The Summit was followed by a half day Global Alliance Roundtable (invitation only) on 3rd September prior to the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017. GCHW co-hosts the Global Alliance Roundtable with FIESC/SESI and consists of representatives of leading international and national organizations in the field of workplace health: WHO, ILO, OECD, World Bank, CDC, ENWHP, World Economic Forum, Eurofound, Ghana Health Service, PanAfrican Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Concern Worldwide, Arogyaworld, plus invited guests. This year’s themes was on health & safety and investing in health.


Greg Howe, Health, Safety and Performance Manager, Lincoln Industries
“The work you are doing at the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces has really helped shape our long term strategy of health and wellness. The people of Lincoln Industries were excited to learn of our Award! It was a pleasure to be awarded the winner of this year’s Award.”

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