AUSTIN, TEXAS, 28 October, 2019 — JMJ Associates is pleased to have been recognized for the second year in a row by the International SOS Foundation for its thought leadership in the area of corporate safety. Receiving special recognition for the 2019 Duty of Care Award highlights JMJ’s leadership commitment in establishing safe work environments and setting the standards for how the world’s top organizations ensure that every employee goes home safely at the end of the day.
The International SOS Foundation Awards were announced at a gala event in Shanghai on Thursday, 17 October, following the Duty of Care Summit, honoring organizations and individuals making a significant contribution to protecting their people while traveling or working remotely.
“We are thrilled to be shortlisted for the second year in a row for the category remote resilience,” said Kevin Lagan, JMJ’s Global HSES Representative. “This demonstrates that we take health, safety and the wellbeing of every employee seriously 24/7. In a challenging world of challenging environments, we are proud to stand from a place of care.”
For more than 30 years, JMJ has worked to transform people’s relationship to safety. The SOS Foundation award recognizes JMJ’s pioneering thinking, whereby the health and welfare of every employee is of utmost importance.
“We’re thrilled to be honored by the International SOS Foundation 2019 Duty of Care Award in the area of demonstrating a clear commitment to safety,” says JMJ CEO Sue Steele. “Even more than gratifying is the recognition that safety is a tangible reality - not just a theory. JMJ has proven that eliminating workplace injuries are entirely doable and we continue to help clients successfully navigate the safety leadership challenges in today’s operating environments.”
For the SOS Foundation awards, internationally recognized leaders in fields related to Duty of Care, reviewed entries representing 28 sectors across 31 countries in categories including Innovation, Education, Sustainability, Thought Leadership, Communication, and more.
Kai Boschmann, Executive Director of the awards, said, “The critical importance of Duty of Care in building sustainable and resilient organizations 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. ”
The International SOS Foundation is an independent, non-profit organisation, established in 2011 with registered charity status. The International SOS Foundation commissions and shares research and best practice for a greater understanding and mitigation of risks in areas of Duty of Care for the global workforce. Key topics supported via thought-leadership programmes are: risk management, sustainability, prevention and work health. For more information:. Please visit www.internationalsosfoundation.org to learn more.
JMJ is a global management consulting firm, specializing in business transformation, leadership, safety and project performance for the world’s largest energy, manufacturing, construction, logistics and aerospace companies. For more than 31 years, JMJ has helped clients create breakthroughs in complex business and organizational issues — including safety, productivity and quality. Please visit www.jmj.com to learn more.
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