DCH- International Organization of Human Capital Directors, thanks to the agreement signed with ACES Europe, opens for the second year the registration period to present the candidature for the European Sport and Healthy Company Award, which will be granted annually at the European Parliament in November, coinciding with the European Capital, Community, City and Town of Sport Award Ceremony.
It was in 2016 when both organizations set up this award. The candidate companies should contact our Organization and submit a report including their sport and healthy activities and facilities, current and future.
As essential prerequisites, the companies must have a clear commitment to sport, physical activity and health of its employees. It must have sport facilities either of its own or in collaboration with third parties, as well as specific action programs in the field of Sport and Health for its employees. It must also be based in one of the countries of the European Continent.
If they meet the mentioned prerequisites, the companies or corporations that wish to apply for the award will submit a letter on behalf of their CEO, President or Manager, with the formal statement to present the candidature. They will also prepare a bid file of the candidature which will be delivered to ACES Europe & DCH in digital format two weeks prior to the visit of the Evaluation Committee (from 3 to 5 Commissioners) and in physical format the first day of the visit.
The Evaluation Committee will assess the bid file and will inform the companies selected for adherence to the Program (80 points out of 100 minimum). Following the first visit and the assessment of the bid file, the Companies successfully selected for adherence to the Program will be officially informed and therefore, will win the European Sport and Healthy Company award.
This award will be granted at the annual Gala that will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels in November. One month later, in December, a VIP Gala Dinner will be celebrated at the European Capital of Sport for that year, being Marseille the awarded Capital for the present year, with the attendance of the CEOs and HR Directors of the awarded companies. There will be a maximum of four awarded companies per country.
During the first three years following the adherence to the Program, the Evaluation Committee will follow up the committed and approved Project, when documentation and information will be required to the Company. Besides that, a physical visit to the Company facilities will take place once annually. When the 3-year assessment process has been completed, a report will be issued including the validation of the Company award in the corresponding category (gold, silver or bronze) and will be granted at the Gala held at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The aim of this Award is to certify the effort made by those Companies promoting sport and health among their employees.
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To apply for the registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org