1st Global Healthy Workplace Summit, London 2013

GHWAwards London Summit 2013

The London Awards 2013 was the inaugural Global Healthy Workplace Awards, which took place at the Waldorf Hotel, London, 10-12 April 2013. The winners of the Awards were Alexandra Health, Royal Dutch Shell and Toyal America. These employer programs shined as examples of how the workplace can serve as the entry point to improving global health and wellness.


Catherine M. Baase MD, The Dow Chemical Company, Global Director
“This event was unique in its global diversity of both speakers and participants. It was valuable for the strength of its content, the professionalism of event management and the level of innovation captured and disseminated. Many thoughtful and challenging perspectives were shared and there was plenty of time for dialogue and networking. Thank you for this superb event.”

Chris McSwain, Walmart, U.S. Benefits
“Your team did a terrific job developing the program as each component of the agenda supported the next. Audience was strongly engaged and attendance remained high throughout the Summit.”

Linda Roberts, Abbott, Director, Business Development
“It was the best conference I have ever been to.”

Lead Sponsor

The Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit London 2013 was sponsored by the Cigna Foundation.



+ Janet Asherson – Adviser for Environment, Safety and Health, International Organisation of Employers (IOE)
+ Robert C. Karch – Founder, International Institute for Health Promotion (IIHP) at American University in Washington, DC
+ Nico Pronk – Past President, International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP) and Vice President for Health Management at HealthPartners
+ Jerry Noyce – President & CEO, Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO)

Awards Judges

+ Europe – Dame Carol Black – UK National Director for Health and Work, Chairman of the Nuffield Trust
+ North America – Georges Benjamin – Executive Director, American Public Health Association, US
+ South America – Alberto Ogata – President, Brazilian Association of Quality of Life (ABQV)
+ Asia Pacific – Annie Ling – Director, Adult Health Division of Health Promotion Board Singapore
+ Africa – Tracy Kolbe-Alexander – Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa