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International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Awards Shortlist Announced

12.04.2017 - 15:56:34

International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Awards Shortlist Announced. The International SOS Foundation 2017 Duty of Care Awards have attracted almost 20% more entries than last year, and sponsors from industry leaders including headline sponsor Chubb, the world’s largest listed property and casualty insurer.1

Laurent Fourier, Director of the International SOS Foundation, comments, “Organisations are raising the bar in Duty of Care initiatives and our panel of judges2 have been particularly impressed with the high level of expertise and commitment to strategic implementation. We are encouraged in our endeavours by the increase in entries in our second year running these prestigious awards.

We are also delighted to have sponsors coming on board this year and our recently announced one day Summit. Our sponsors share our ambition to increase the awareness of Duty of Care for the mobile workforce that we feel becomes more vital by the day, as the mobile workforce grows.”3

Drazen Jaksic, Senior Vice President, Accident and Health for Chubb in Europe and Eurasia and Africa, said, “Duty of Care is vitally important to our organisation and the clients we support and features heavily in our proposition. We are proud to sponsor the International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Awards and Summit in its role of spearheading and enabling the sharing of best practices worldwide.”

The winners of the 2017 Duty of Care Awards will be announced at a ceremony during a Gala Dinner in Berlin on 29 June. To learn more visit www.dutyofcareawards.org.

The Awards will be preceded by the International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Summit, a one-day business conference, tailored specifically for stakeholders involved in mitigating health and travel security risks of a mobile workforce. This Summit will bring together leading experts from around the globe, providing insight and share expertise on latest industry trends, discuss best practices in Duty of Care in an exclusive and conversational environment. Tickets for this exclusive Summit are now available at a special Early Bird price of €219 or €359 for a Summit and Gala Awards Dinner ticket, at https://www.dutyofcareawards.org/summit.

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Duty of Care Awards shortlist:

Category: Shortlisted companies

Communications:

Allstate Insurance Company

 

Arla Foods

 

Ausenco Limited

 

PTT Exploration & Production Public Company Limited

 

General Mills, Inc

 

Kongsberg Gruppen

 

L’Oreal

 

Marks and Spencer plc

 

Nippon Steele & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd.

 

Saab AB

Ambassador of Duty of Care

 

CMI Groupe

 

Genpact Limited

 

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd

 

pladis Global

 

Zebra Technologies

Resilient Care:

 

The North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo)

 

Engineers Without Borders USA

 

Fairfax Media

 

Harris Corporation

 

Jacobs

 

Mondi Group

 

Petronas Carigali Nile Ltd

 

pladis Global

 

Toyota Boshoku

 

Weir Minerals Europe

Remote Healthcare:

 

BESSAC

 

Broadspectrum

 

Forbes Bumi Armada

 

Kinross Gold Corporation Inc.

 

Nestlé Australia Ltd

 

Reliance Industries Limited

 

SP Armada Oil Exploration PVT LTD.

Innovation:

ABB Asea Brown Boveri, Ltd

 

Cisco Systems, Inc.

 

Citibank

 

Johnson & Johnson

 

McDonald's Deutschland LLC

 

Reliance Industries Limited

 

Saab AB

 

Shell

 

SMS Group GmbH

 

Unilever Plc

Partnership:

 

Aditya Birla Group

 

Allstate Insurance Company

 

English Schools Foundation (ESF)

 

Genpact

 

Marks and Spencer plc

 

WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG

Thought Leadership:

Gentera

 

Johnson & Johnson

 

Micron Technology, Inc

 

Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd.

 

Sule Shangri-La, Yangon

Return on Investment in Travel Risk Mitigation:

 

CLAAS CSE

 

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

 

Experian

 

FirstRand Group

 

Sanofi Pasteur

 

Schlumberger Limited

German Mittelstand: Duty of Care Programme:

 

CLAAS CSE

 

Kärcher

 

KHS GmBH

 

SGF GmbH & Co. KG

 

Welthungerhilfe e.V.

About International SOS Foundation

Established in 2011, the International SOS Foundation - Ambassadors for Duty of Care - has the goal of improving the safety, security, health and welfare of people working abroad or on remote assignments through the study, understanding and mitigation of potential risks. The escalation of globalisation has enabled more individuals to work across borders and in unfamiliar environments; exposure to risks which can impact personal health, security and safety increases along with travel. The Foundation is a registered charity and was started with a grant from International SOS. It is a fully independent, non-profit organisation. For more information on Duty of Care and the International SOS Foundation, please visit http://www.internationalsosfoundation.org/

1 Other sponsors include Barmenia, CWT and Alcoa.

2 Full list of judges can be found here.

3 The global mobile workforce is set to increase from 1.45b in 2016, accounting for 38.8% of the global workforce, to 1.87b in 2022, accounting for 42.5% of the global workforce, Strategy Analytics ‘Global Mobile Workforce Update 2016-2022’.

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