Global Healthy Workplace Certification

Global Healthy Workplace Certification

For employers who provide employee wellbeing programs to a high standard of excellence

Certification is granted by the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces. It assesses an organization’s commitment to providing employees with comprehensive support in health and wellbeing across a broad range of factors including health and safety, mental wellbeing, commitment from top leadership and ability of employees to influence programme design.

Certification is granted for a period of two-years which can be renewed and under GCHW’s Good Health is Good Business, the benefits of Certification are strong:

It enables employers to benchmark their programs to the global standard
Promotes the organisation’s attractiveness when seeking new talent (or in retaining existing employees)
Publicly demonstrates a focus on promoting a safe and healthy working environment and the employer’s wider commitment to ethical principles, performance and value to stakeholders (including to investors)

Additional benefits of Certification are:

1. A thorough analysis and feedback on applicant healthy workplace programs
2. Certified Employers Promotion Pack – comprising text/logo for website and social media, guide to program promotion on social media, press release for internal and external communications; global visibility via GCHW worldwide promotions (inc. newsletter profile and interview)
3. Membership of GCHW Certificated Employer Knowledge Sharing Club – comprising two complementary tickets for two annual Awards Summit (currently worth up to €1,992); annual meeting with Certified members; knowledge sharing webinars; participation in research initiatives; GCHW mentor (if desired), plus additional invitations/opportunities as they arise
4. Automatic short listing for the Global Healthy Workplace Awards – 2020

Application Process

1. Submit the completed audit questionnaire (application form) and provide supporting documentation

2. Each applicant must be accompanied by a payment of $9,500 (large employer), $4,500 (medium sized employer with 250-500 employees) or $950 (small or micro employer with less than 250 employees). Unsuccessful entries will receive a 50% refund with feedback and may reapply after a period of six months

Applicants are assessed by our panel of independent judges solely on the basis of the quality of their workplace health applications. To ensure integrity and the maintenance of quality, the certification procedures will be reviewed annually by a panel of judges.

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Payment can either be made by Paypal (below) or via bank transfer (an invoice will be issued). All prices are in US Dollars and include VAT.

Global Healthy Workplace Certification

Payments are handled by i-genius Ltd (co-owner of GCHW).

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Please note this advisory service is entirely at the discretion of the applicant organisation – it is not a requirement for applicants. The Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces does not receive any financial benefit from the service provided by Boost Awards, nor does it accept any obligations that may arise between it and applicants.


Existing Certified Employers
ABFRL Manufacturing, Alfa Laval, Baxter International Inc, Engro Powergen Qadirpur Ltd, Evoca S.P.A, GSK, Hero MotoCorp, Hospital Alemao Oswaldo Cruz, Jemena, Lendlease, Lincoln Industries, Pan American Energy, Reliance Industries, Rulmeca, Sanofi US, Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd, TLC Healthcare and Union Pacific.

Applicants from partner organisations
The following organisations are members of the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces’ Certification Consortium (Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces retains all Rights to the Programme):

Arogya World – India
Asociación Argentina de Promoción de la Salud (AAPSalud) – Argentina
Associação Brasileira de Qualidade de Vida (ABQV) – Brazil
National Wellness Institute of Australia (NWIA) – Australia
WELLCOM – Iowa and Nebraska, USA
Wellness Council of South Africa (WELLCOSA) – South Africa
WHP Bergamo – Italy
Sentinel & Beechgate – UK
Health & Safety Productivity Management – Mexico

Applicants from these organisations are accredited by their partnership schemes and are automatically granted Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces Certification provided they:

a) Submitted a statement of interest to their national organisation
b) Paid the required fee via the payment link above or request invoice for bank transfer

Applicants from Italy
The Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces (GCHW) will give 50% of certification fees to NGO Myanmar project CESVI from Italian companies upon being successfully recognised as a certified employer.

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View: Certified Employer Profiles | Certification Overview Slides | Certification Overview Video

Data Protection Information
Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces (GCHW) takes the protection of data extremely seriously. Information provided as part of an application for either an Awards or Certification is shared only with the individuals assessing the application, namely the assessors, judges, and administrators. It is not under any circumstances circulated to third parties and would only be done so (for instance for the purposes of research) with the express permission in writing of the provider. Winners of Awards and certified applicants may be listed on the GCHW website and in newsletters, social media and press releases along with a brief high level resume of their business drawn from information already in the public domain (for instance, from the applicant’s own website) or from content provided by the applicant for this purpose.

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