2019 Duty of Care Awards Shortlist Announced & Summit ‘Early Bird’ Launch

With entries from technology giants to NGOs, educational institutions to mining conglomerates, the 2019 Duty of Care Awards shortlist is revealed today. The global awards celebrate organisations demonstrating best practices in Duty of Care by protecting the health and security of their global workforce. This year there have been entries from 31 countries, across 28 sectors.

Kai Boschmann, Executive Director of the Awards, comments, This years esteemed panel of judges1 have seen entries from a diverse range of sectors and all sizes of organisations. The critical importance of Duty of Care in building sustainable and resilient organisations is coming to the fore. The Duty of Care Awards are a platform to facilitate discussion, share best practice, stimulate innovation and drive up standards. To keep this fresh we have a combination of established successful categories, such as ˜Sustainability and a new one this year with the ˜Belt & Road Initiative category.

John B. Thompson, Division President of International Accident and Health at Chubb says, The calibre and diversity of the shortlisted organisations is a clear representation of how Duty of Care is paramount in building a prosperous and sustainable business. We are thrilled to be involved in such an event and very much look forward to celebrating with the well-deserved winners on 17 October.

The winners of the 2019 Duty of Care Awards will be announced at a ceremony during a Gala Dinner in Shanghai on 17 October 2019. To learn more visit www.dutyofcareawards.org.

Preceding the Awards will be the Duty of Care Summit. The one-day event, now in its third year, will bring together the worlds leaders responsible for protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of their people. The theme at this years Summit; ˜Sustainable Futures, Superior Growth, will be a catalyst for best practices and trends exploring the next generation of Duty of Care. Speakers include security, global mobility, compliance and healthcare leaders from organisations including Chubb, Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), Ipsos and KPMG.

Tickets for this exclusive event are now available at a special Early Bird rate by visiting www.dutyofcareawards.org.

The Summit and Awards are proud to have the supporting sponsorship of the following organisations in order to make this event possible: Chubb (Gold sponsor), Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), Marsh, Workplace Options (WPO), Altour, Everbridge and Vismo.


  • Franck Baron, Chairman, PARIMA (Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association)
  • Dr Walter Eichendorf, President, German Road Safety Council “ DVR
  • Dr Vincent Ho, President, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • Tim Janes, Chairman, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)
  • Greeley Koch, Vice President, HRS and previous Executive Director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)
  • James McAlpine, Senior Partner for Markets and Partnerships, Control Risks
  • Kevin Myers, President, IALI (International Association of Labour Inspection) and Convener of the Travel Risk Management ISO Standard
  • Liu Peng, Deputy Director-Genera, China Enterprise Association and Executive Director, UNGC Network China
  • Wendy Stachowiak, Co-Chair, Global Risk Commitee by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)
  • Dr Xiaoguang Wang, Director, Beijing Rongzhi Corporate Social Responsibility Institute
  • Dr Changhui Zhao, Chief Country Risk Analyst, China Eximbank

2019 Duty of Care Awards shortlisted companies and individuals (in alphabetical order in each category):

Belt and Road Initiative



Corning Incorporated

Envision Energy (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.


S&P Global

Shanghai Construction Group Co., Ltd.

Standard Chartered Bank

Stora Enso Consumer Board China







ANZ Banking Group Limited



Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Corning Incorporated

DHL Express India Pvt. Ltd.


People of Determination Council in Dubai


Syrah Resources Limited

Wipro Technologies

Woolworths Group Limited




Remote Resilience


Aditya Birla Group


Aurecon Cargill

Education New Zealand


FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC



Johnson & Johnson

Lawyers Without Borders

Nippon Steel Engineering Co., Ltd.


TV SD Group


Viasat, Inc.

Virgin Atlantic

Vossloh AG

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (S) Pte. Ltd.


Woolworths Group Limited


Aditya Birla Group

Cotton On Group


Envision Energy (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.

Fadhili Plant Cogeneration Company

JMJ Associates

PetroChina International Iraq FZE Iraq Branch

Stora Enso Consumer Board China


















CFA Institute

Civil Society Development Association – ARGO

International School Bangkok

International School Manila

Project Everest Ventures

RMIT University

Singapore University of Social Sciences

Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust

Tanglin Trust School

The Akshaya Patra Foundation




Applied Materials

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

Capgemini Technology Services India Limited

Civil Society Development Association – ARGO

First Solar Malaysia Sdn Bhd Genesis Beijing, JLL Team


GlaxoSmithKline (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.



S&P Global

Siemens China

Ambassador of Duty of Care (individual)

Daniel Weitemeyer – R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG

Hanna Pincus – IDEO.org

Jiang Ting – Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

Jim Chung – Air Canada

Mark Hevland – International School Bangkok


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