A ground-up leaders initiative to share, discuss and co-create inclusive practices for workplace wellbeing.
In May 2018, 20 private and public sector leaders (C-suite leaders & Heads of HR/CSR/D&I) came together to champion for workplace wellbeing as a leadership priority.
DBS, NUHS, Dow, Johnson&Johnson, NVPC, NCSS, MCCY, MOE, Edelman, Deloitte & Touche, Southwest CDC, TTSH...
We meet once every quarter to share, discuss and co-create inclusive practices to improve employee wellbeing and business performance.
Because this position of leadership that we have is a privilege and responsibility to create the organisations that will support the society we want to live in.
The only answer is collective action.
One in 8 adults have experienced a mental health condition in their lifetime. Institute of Mental Health Study, 2010
72% of Singapore firms affected by workers’ mental stress, only 51% have emotional and psychosocial programmes in place. Aon Benefits Strategy Study, 2017
52% of Singapore workers suffering from burnout. Business Times, August 27, 2016
90% of patients grappling with mental health issues caused by workplace stress. Straits Times, 2014.
37% higher sales, 31% higher productivity and 300% increase in innovation have been shown with happier employees. Happiness Institute, Coca Cola
As our first collective action for World Mental Health (10 October 2018), the Workgroup is supporting the national Beyond the Label campaign by rallying as many employers we can to come together to act.
From circulating the anti-mental health stigma video to all employees to share on social media or wearing turquoise or green that day, to conducting mental health first aid workshops, to staging unique immersive experiences such as Hush, the Silent TeaBar and TEDx sessions.
A caring and inclusive society can only happen with caring and inclusive workplaces.
A Better World.
As part of our collective effort for World Mental Health Day 2019, we will have a closed-door/by-invitation only session for 20 CEOs from the public, private and people sectors to
WorkWell Leaders Workgroup was initiated by Anthea Ong (firstname.lastname@example.org) for decision-makers and influencers in organisations. We are hoping to create systemic impact by keeping the Workgroup to leaders. Until we have a secretariat, this is a volunteer-run initiative which may not be as responsive as Food Panda!
So please bear with us.