employee health

6 Ways to Reduce Employee Stress in the Workplace

Principal® Mental Health and Well-Being Series
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Widespread remote and hybrid work have introduced plenty of conveniences. But there have been complications, too. Collaboration and teambuilding may require more intentional arrangements. Some employees can feel isolated and alone, or unhealthy and unseen. All these add to the stresses of coping with a workplace transformed by the new technology and routines of a global shift.

Here’s how to help reduce your employees’ stress on the job:

1. Try to ease workloads and make remote and hybrid work easier.

Ethics and Compliance on the Factory Floor

Q&A with German Reyes, Senior Manager of Social Compliance at Gildan
Blog

Employee safety, workplace equity, and the protection of human rights – each are key components to determining a company’s commitment to ethical and responsible practices. But how exactly are businesses making sure that their supply chains are living up to these standards?

Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty

New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action
Press Release

PARIS, April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of COVID-19 on workforces are bringing heightened concerns to businesses worldwide. In response, employers around the globe are increasingly investing in the nutritional health of their employees, realising the strong return on investment that comes with a healthy workforce.

Coronavirus Underlines Why Employee Health Is a Pressing Sustainability Issue

By Piya Baptista, Program Implementation Manager, Global Reporting Initiative
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Companies around the globe are facing an unprecedented level of disruption due to the COVID-19 crisis. The economic consequences of the outbreak are already being widely felt. But what about the responsibilities of businesses to look after their workforce? What is clear is that the way they are responding can either alleviate or exacerbate the impact of the pandemic – on employees, their families, and the communities in which they operate.

Gildan Partners With Leading US Cancer Research Institute for Cervical Cancer Prevention Project on the Factory Floor

For World Cancer Day, Gildan shares impactful project on cervical cancer prevention launched in Honduras
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In light of World Cancer Day, an international day to raise awareness of cancer and encourage its prevention, Gildan looks back at a meaningful partnership with The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) and the League Against Cancer Honduras on a cancer prevention project in three of their sewing facilities.

How Early Detection Saves Lives: Breast Cancer Prevention at the Forefront During the Month of October

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Gildan’s Pink Tour incites employees to get involved in the fight against breast cancer through early detection and intervention.

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Gildan’s Pink Tour takes action to raise awareness of breast cancer among women in its facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin.  

Engels Borjas, Manager of Occupational Health at Gildan, discusses why the Pink Tour event has grown in popularity over the years, and how progress is being made in early detection.

Culture of Health for Business Task Force

GRI encourages US-based firms to focus on employee health.
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GRI is launching an 18-month task force in May 2019 with 10-15 US-based companies under the Culture of Health for Business (COH4B) project with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). 

CBRE Receives Vancouver’s First WELL Certification for New and Existing Interiors

New certification measures impact of office design and environment on employee wellness
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) announced today that its Vancouver office has achieved WELL Certification at the gold level for New and Existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). CBRE’s office space is the first to receive the prestigious distinction in Vancouver, awarded based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), the premier building standard to focus on enhancing employees’ health and wellness through the built environment. 

Employee Wellness in the Open Office: How Layout Trends Affect the Spread of Germs

by Thom Wojtkun, Market Development Director, Office Buildings, GOJO Industries
Blog

Long gone are the Mad Men days when you could retire to a spacious, private office between meetings. The open office trend is here to stay, and for good reason: the layout can foster collaboration, a livelier interchange of ideas and a greater sense of belonging to the team. Surrounded by coworkers, even Don Draper might have spent less time moodily staring out the window.

Sanofi US Recognized with a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award by the National Business Group on Health

Press Release

June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, honored Sanofi US for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging their workers and families to maintain healthy lifestyles.

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