International SOS Foundation Announces Shortlist for 2016 Duty of Care Awards

Organisations demonstrate their focus on overseas workers’ safety, security and health

LONDON--()--The International SOS Foundation announces the shortlist for the 2016 Duty of Care Awards. The awards honour individuals and teams who have made a significant contribution to protecting people working or travelling abroad.

Judges reviewed more than 100 entries, representing more than 18 industries and from organisations in 29 countries.1 Organisations submitted nominations regarding their Duty of Care programmes in one of the following categories: Innovation, Thought Leadership, Resilient Care, Communication, and Partnership.

Organisations on the shortlist for the 2016 Duty of Care Awards are:

  • Aditya Birla Group
  • CBM
  • Beaufour-Ipsen (Tianjin) Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • OCBC Bank
  • Philip Morris International
  • Saab AB
  • Thomson Reuters
  • United World College of SE Asia
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • CB&I
  • Fonterra
  • Fromageries Bel
  • General Mills, Inc.
  • Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Nippon Steel & Sumikin Eng. Co Ltd.
  • SAP SE
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Alcoa, Inc.
  • English Schools Foundation (ESF)
  • HSBC
  • IIlovo Sugar Ltd
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Mondelēz International, Inc.
  • Pizza Hut Hong Kong Management Ltd
  • Raytheon Company
  • Vodafone
  • Walgreens
  • CGIAR Consortium
  • Chinese International School
  • Maybank
  • Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Mondi Group
  • OCBC Bank
  • Sule Shangri-La, Yangon
  • Illovo Sugar Ltd
  • Tata Business Excellence Group
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • Zebra Technologies
  • Bloomberg
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
  • Fairfax Media
  • Harris Corporation
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Mondi Group
  • Nokia OY
  • Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd
  • Symrise Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • Weir Minerals Europe & North Africa

Laurent Fourier, Director of the International SOS Foundation, said:

“We are extremely pleased to see the focus organisations are placing on the safety and wellbeing of their employees and travellers. The high number of award submissions shows Duty of Care is high on the agenda of organisations with global travellers. Better still is the submission of entries across industries and countries around the world.”

The Duty of Care Awards recognise organisations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to protecting their staff as they travel and work overseas.

Winners will be chosen and presented an award for each of the five categories at the awards gala dinner on Thursday, 16 June 2016 at The Mira Boutique Hotel, Hong Kong.

The judging panel includes internationally recognised leaders in fields related to Duty of Care. Learn more at


Notes to Editors

1 Judges reviewed more than 100 entries:

  • 18 Industries: Submissions were received from organisations in Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical, Corporate, Defence, EMI, Finance, Financial, Food, High-tech, Hospitality, Media, NGO, Professional Services, Retail, Scholastic, Sports & Leisure and Telecomms.
  • 29 Countries: Entries were received from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, HK, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.


International SOS
Erin Mitchell
t +44 (0)20 8762 8494

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International SOS Foundation announces shortlist for the 2016 Duty of Care Awards, recognising those who made a significant contribution to protecting people working or travelling abroad.


International SOS
Erin Mitchell
t +44 (0)20 8762 8494