2019 Winners and Case Studies

The winners of the 2019 Duty of Care Awards were announced at a gala event in Shanghai on Thursday, 17 October. Hosted by the International SOS Foundation, the Awards took place following the Duty of Care Summit, honouring organisations and individuals making a significant contribution to protecting their people while travelling or working remotely.



ANZ Banking Group Limited 

The Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) established a tripartite relationship with International SOS and FCM Travel Solutions to advocate and enhance the Duty of Care for business travellers. The 'Odyssey Alliance' was built on a shared vision to improve the safety and wellbeing of travellers through robust governance and oversight.

Learn more by downloading the case study, here.

Belt and Road Initiative

Envision Energy (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.

 Envision is playing an active role in meeting this dual challenge. Their mission is to solve the challenges for a sustainable future. Envision is committed to creating a world of beautiful energy where everyone has access to clean, secure and affordable energy, and at the same time, protecting their employees working in remote sites or frequently travelling around the world.

Learn more by downloading the case study, here.



International School Bangkok 

Over the last three years, International School Bangkok (ISB) has undergone an extensive review and upgrade of their security policies, procedures and systems. With close to 1,700 students, 600 staff, as well as 1,700 events and 237 off-campus trips each year, it takes a large team and a sound system to ensure the safeguarding of all their community members. 

Learn more by downloading the case study, here.



 Siemens China 

Siemens takes its Duty of Care commitment to its employees on occupational health and safety very seriously. The aim of Zero Harm Culture at Siemens, a company-wide, global programme, is to raise the awareness of occupational health and safety and to sustain the continuous improvement on health conscious and safe behaviour. 

Learn more by downloading the case study, here.


Hanna Pincus - IDEO.org 

 Over the last two years, Hanna Pincus has transformed IDEO.org’s Safety and Security policies and systems. By adopting the lens of Human Centred Design (HCD) supported by milestones such as research, quick prototyping, testing ideas and constantly iterating and improving, she has increased transparency and interest around security, and more proactive measures taken at all levels.

Learn more by downloading the case study, here.


Aditya Birla 

Aditya Birla Group 

Aditya Birla Group Code Red is the company’s Emergency Support & Travel, Medical & Security Risk Management initiative, incorporating crisis management group wide. This programme is an amalgamation of internal & external partnerships with a trained network of employees, a dedicated 24x7 Assistance Centre and technology.




Cargill deployed the Safe Travel Programme in 2018 to educate the company’s 23,000 employees who travel for business on risks and the importance of planning ahead and making good choices. The programme defined safe travel expectations as part of the company’s Travel and Entertainment policy, mandated an interactive education programme, and created an intranet webpage to be a “single source of truth” for travel safety resources and guidance.