Beginning in 1999, Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval winners have shown an outstanding commitment to overall workplace quality. Winning organizations are selected based on their commitment to creating the best possible workplace for their employees.
Applicants are evaluated on many components including:
• Flexibility of work environment
• Communication and employee engagement programs
Launched in 2006 the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval application recognizes employers that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to their employees’ health and wellness – and have led the way by developing and implementing innovative programs.
Outstanding wellness programs include:
• Health and wellness programs
• Health and wellness assessments
Since 2009, the EcoLeadership Award has recognized employers demonstrating visionary leadership and an outstanding commitment to environmentally sustainable workplaces and efficient use of resources.
Applicants are evaluated according to several environmental best practices:
• Waste minimization
• Water conservation
• Energy efficiency
New for 2013, Diversity Champions are companies committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. Their diversity initiatives extend beyond their workplace to include diversity in their products and services and supplier diversity.