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Sword, Globe and Shield of Honour

The Sword, Globe and Shield of Honour awards celebrate and reward those organisations that have reached the pinnacle of health, safety, wellbeing and environmental management. Organisations from around the world who have achieved the top grade in their Five Star Audit are invited to apply.

What are the Sword and Globe of Honour awards?

These awards celebrate the best of the best in health, safety and environmental management, giving great companies the recognition that they deserve.

Each year, those that have achieved a five-star result in one of the following audits are invited to apply:

  • Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit
  • Five Star Environmental Audit
  • Five Star Integrated Health, Safety and Environmental Audit
  • Combined Audit.

With a direct link to the Five Star Audit report, these awards require a detailed and objective evaluation of occupational health, safety and environmental management system(s) and associated arrangements.

What is the Shield of Honour Award?

Newly introduced in 2023, the Shield of Honour award is aimed specifically at Being Well Together Supporters and others, to recognise excellence in wellbeing.

To be eligible for the Shield of Honour, applicants must have achieved five-stars in one of the following Being Well Together audits:

  • Five Star Wellbeing Audit
  • Five Star Wellbeing Supplementary Audit.

Getting the five-star audit is just the start though, like the Sword and Globe awards, applicants need to demonstrate to an independent adjudication panel that they have a proven track record and culture of best practice for excellence in wellbeing, that runs throughout the organisation, from the shop floor to the boardroom.

Being Well Together Supporters gain free access to the new Shield of Honour awards.

Why apply?

Successful applicants demonstrate that they are among the 'best of the best' through the submission of a written application. The awards give winners the opportunity to:

  • Promote their achievement with the winners' trophy, logo, certificate and press coverage
  • Add this achievement to tenders and corporate literature
  • Motivate their workforce to strive for higher standards.

Apply now: Sword, Globe and Shield of Honour Awards

These awards recognise and celebrate health, safety, environmental management and wellbeing excellence, bringing together hundreds of like-minded international leaders across sectors. 

To find out more and to apply, click here.