Six companies accredited with The KeepWell Mark, Ibec's workplace wellbeing accreditation were selected as the winners of this year's KeepWell Awards 

The awards, presented by Brendan Courtney, recognised and celebrated those companies that are prioritising the wellbeing of their workforces while showcasing those that have achieved exceptional success with their corporate wellbeing strategies.  

The winners for each KeepWell Award category were selected out of a shortlist of twenty-three companies in total. All shortlisted organisations have been accredited or reaccredited with the KeepWell Mark in 2020-21.  

The winning companies announced at The KeepWell Awards 2021 were:

  

Company of the Year: Large
Winner: Alexion Pharmaceuticals https://alexion.com/ 
Runner up: Sky Ireland https://www.sky.com/ie

Company of the Year: SME
Winner: Unum Ireland Ltd https://unumjobs.ie/
Runner up: HEAnet & EduCampus  https://heanet.ie/educampus

Best in Class: Leadership Award 
Winner: Coca-Cola Hellenic Ireland https://ie.coca-colahellenic.com/
Runner up: Gilead Sciences www.gilead.com

Best in Class: Nutrition Award 
Winner: Alkermes Pharma Ireland www.alkermes.com

Runner up: William Fry www.williamfry.com


Best in Class: Physical Activity
Winner: Boliden Tara Mines DAC www.boliden.com/operations/mines/boliden-tara

Runner up: Oracle EMEA  https://www.oracle.com/ie


Best in Class: Mental Health Award 
Winner: The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) www.hpra.ie

Runner up: Bord Gáis Energy www.bordgaisenergy.ie


Ibec honoured one of Ireland’s most prominent mental health advocates, Niall "Bressie" Breslin, with the the Outstanding Contribution to Wellbeing Award. Niall’s dedication to challenging the stigma often associated with mental health through creative communication channels has allowed him to bring the topic of emotional wellness to the forefront of national conversations, helping to transform the public’s perception of mental health. 
 
If you missed the live broadcast, you can watch it again below. Tune in to be inspired by companies in the KeepWell Community who have implemented wellbeing initiatives in their workplaces to significantly improve the health and wellbeing of their employees.   

  

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Show your commitment to the wellbeing of your staff by getting your organisation accredited with The KeepWell Mark™ an evidence-based workplace wellbeing accreditation from Ibec. The process includes benchmarking and assessing against licensed standards in workplace health, safety and wellbeing, a personalised report with recommendations for your corporate wellbeing strategy and a certificate of accreditation valid two years.

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