With several global organizations and leaders being cognizant of the visible need of focusing on the holistic well-being of employees, a majority have begun taking active steps to not just educate the workforce on mental well-being, but also take necessary measures to extend support to those who could benefit from it.
It is critical to recognize mental health care as a basic provision and not a generous offering. Employee mental well-being is more than just a "nice to have" — it is a must for employers that need to remain competitive in today's hot market for talent. Wouldn’t it be great, if businesses deliver awesome values to the world — not at the expense of their people’s well-being — but rather while making them shine. The bottom line will take care of itself when the employees are well & happy. This in essence, is what corporate wellness is about.
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2020, the People Matters Editorial team asked talent leaders what pledge they have taken for the mental health of their organization.
Here is part II of what global leaders are doing to protect, improve and enhance the mental well-being of their employees:
Read more pledges by global organizations for World Mental Health Day here.