Fifteen companies win big at the second Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace awards

Based on the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace 2018 survey

Fifteen companies were named winners of the second Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace awards by leading insurer AIA Berhad at the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace Summit 2018.

The companies that were recognised for their respective efforts in promoting workplace health and creating a healthy environment for their employees in no particular order were SAP Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Conspec Group of Companies, SBM Offshore Malaysia, Silverlake Axis, Gamuda Berhad, Hartalega, SOCSO Rehabilitation Centre Malaysia (Pusat Rehabilitasi PERKESO), UDA Holdings Berhad, HP Inc. Malaysia, Nestlé Products Sdn Bhd, Dell Global Business Center Sdn Bhd, Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Sdn Bhd, AIG Shared Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Public Bank Berhad.

Winners were identified based on the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace 2018 survey in which these companies participated. Carried out by AIA in partnership with RAND Europe and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, this comprehensive science-backed study polled a total of 117 companies of small, medium and large sizes located in urban areas across Malaysia and 11,551 employees between May and July 2018 to gather insights on workplace health and wellbeing.

This year’s participants have more than doubled from last year’s, indicating Corporate Malaysia’s growing interest to find out where they stand, as well as their commitment to providing a better workplace for their employees.

Anusha Thavarajah, Chief Executive Officer of AIA Bhd., presented the awards to the winning companies at the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace Summit held at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur.

The winners for each award category are as follows:

Malaysia’s Healthiest Employees

The Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace survey uses the scientific measure of “AIA Vitality Age”, which measures all aspects of health, including exercise, nutrition and stress, to calculate a person’s ‘health’ age as a comparison to their chronological age. The Healthiest Employees award is conferred to the winning company of which their workforce is considered healthiest, measured by the average difference between AIA Vitality Age and actual age. This category is based on the survey responses received from the employees of the participating organisations.

Winners:

  • Small organisation (20-249 employees) – Conspec Group of Companies
  • Medium organisation (250-999 employees) – Silverlake Axis
  • Large organisation (1,000 employees and above) – Hartalega

Highly Commended: 

  • Small organisation (20-249 employees) – SAP Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Medium organisation (250-999 employees) – SBM Offshore Malaysia
  • Large organisation (1,000 employees and above) – Gamuda Berhad

Malaysia’s Healthiest Employer

The Healthiest Employer award is conferred to the winning company which has the best weighted score based on the provision and use of facilities, company culture, including employee usage of facilities and the overall nature of the work environment. This category is based on the inputs shared by both the employer and employees of the participating organisations.

Winners:

  • Small organisation (20-249 employees) – SOCSO Rehabilitation Centre Malaysia (Pusat Rehabilitasi PERKESO)
  • Medium organisation (250-999 employees) – HP Inc. Malaysia
  • Large organisation (1,000 employees and above) – Dell Global Business Center Sdn Bhd

Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace

This award is conferred to the winning company which has the highest average score from the Healthiest Employer and Healthiest Employees categories, each being given equal weight.

Winners:

  • Small organisation (20-249 employees) – Conspec Group of Companies
  • Medium organisation (250-999 employees) – SBM Offshore Malaysia
  • Large organisation (1,000 employees and above) – Dell Global Business Center Sdn Bhd

Highly Commended: 

  • Small organisation (20-249 employees) – SOCSO Rehabilitation Centre Malaysia (Pusat Rehabilitasi PERKESO)
  • Medium organisation (250-999 employees) – HP Inc. Malaysia
  • Large organisation (1,000 employees and above) – Top Glove Corporation Berhad

Malaysia’s Most Improved Workplace

This award is conferred to the winning company which has the highest average score of the most improvements made in their performance since 2017.

Winners:

  • Small organisation (20-249 employees) – Jardine Lloyd Thompson Sdn Bhd
  • Medium organisation (250-999 employees) – AIG Shared Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Large organisation (1,000 employees and above) – Public Bank Berhad

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