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Award Categories

The Happiness @ Work Award accepts entries in six different types of categories. We also have a seventh category “Happiest Workplace Award”. The Jury will make a pick based on all submitted applications.


Best Workplace Wellness Program

This category is for organizations that show excellence in managing workplace wellness programs. A wellness program is any program implemented by an organization to improve the health of its employees. A wellness program that helps employees make smart and healthy choices and that helps them overcome specific health-related issues. This benefits organizations by reducing health care costs, increased vitality and reduced absenteeism.



Best Workers Welfare Program

This category is for organizations that show excellence in providing welfare measures that improve the physical, intellectual and social comfort of the employees. This includes services, facilities and amenities that may be established at the workplace or accommodation, in a healthy and congenial environment for employees to benefit from facilities that improve their health and bring high morale. Worker welfare provides social comfort to employees and builds a stable workforce.



Best Employee Engagement Program

This category is for organizations that show excellence in adopting an Employee engagement and inclusiveness program that is based on respect, trust, integrity, two-way commitment and communication between an organization and its employees. An organization that effectively capitalizes on the strengths of all employees and leverage their differences and unique values resulting in the right conditions for all employees to give their best each day, committed to their organization’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organizational success, with an enhanced sense of their own good.



Best Work-life Balance Program

This category is for organizations that show excellence in promoting work-life balance in the office without compromising productivity or efficiency. Organizations that support its employees to split their time and energy between work and the other important aspects of their lives. Work-life balance is a daily effort to make time for family, friends, community participation, spirituality, personal growth, self-care, and other personal activities, in addition to the demands of the workplace.

Best Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Program

This category is for organizations that show excellence in creating a diverse and inclusive environment by promoting equality, anti-discrimination; freedom from bullying and harassment to achieve a work place in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources. Diversity within a workplace includes visible and non-visible factors such as gender, race, age, background, culture, disability, personality and work-style as well as other distinct differences between people. A diverse workplace values individual differences and harnesses these differences and provides opportunities to all employees allowing them to contribute their unique experiences to the workplace thus contributing to organizational success and also positively impacting employee well-being and satisfaction.  



Best Workplace Sustainability Program

This category is for organizations that show excellence in maintaining and sustaining a safe, healthy and functional workplace that support and advance employee health and wellness, an organization that puts in place practical and efficient work processes to minimize the impact of employee production on the environment and community. An organization that is aware of its environmental challenges and wants to reduce both its expenses and impact on the environment by motivating its staff to everyday better practices which is good for business, people as well as nature.

Entering this Award will bring many benefits to your organization. It is an opportunity for you to celebrate and showcase your achievements and also a chance to appreciate the journey and see the amazing impact you have on your employees.

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