A PROVEN RETURN ON HEALTH & SECURITY INVESTMENT
COVID-19 has forced multiple organisations to have a singular focus on the pandemic, which has created risk blind spots – preparedness for the next crisis or compound crises is essential and not to be forgotten for organisations trying to minimise the impact of health and security threats. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated several existing business continuity issues and created new reputational risks.
Key Business Continuity & Reputational Challenges
A Resource CrisisMore than half of organisations cite 'having adequate resources to deal with COVID-19' as their biggest challenge in ensuring the health and security of their workforce (Ipsos MORI's Business Resilience Trends Watch)
Evolving Employee Expectations71% of French employees say they are satisfied with their professional situation, but this proportion falls to 37% and 35% respectively among those who consider themselves in a poor physical or psychological condition. (Health at the Heart of HR Strategies, IFOP Research & International SOS)
A Renewed Commitment to Positive Social ChangeTwo-thirds of CEOs (65%) say that the public is looking to businesses to fill the void on societal challenges. At the same time, 76% said they had a personal responsibility to be a ‘leader for change on societal issues'. (CEO Outlook Survey, KPMG)
WHY PARTNER WITH INTERNATIONAL SOS?
- We regularly support C-Suite executives in their decision-making processes, especially HR teams when confronting new threats.
- Only 1% of medical cases we manage require evacuation or repatriation.
- 80% of medical cases are risk-mitigated, resulting in no cost or claim from International SOS to an insurer.
- International SOS is the only provider capable of deploying assistance services in unstable/war/conflict/extreme/natural/or man-made hazardous environments (e.g. Iraq, Gobi Desert in Mongolia, centre of Arctic Circle).
Customised to your strategic goals, our consultants provide tactical guidance and advisory services to safeguard your people and ensure sustainable business operations. Our consultants are accessible as part of our Workforce Resilience service, or as part of an independent consulting engagement - ensuring you receive the best advisory services tailored to your needs.
FINASTRA CLIENT TESTIMONIAL
Partnering with International SOS means we have travellers who are willing to go into territories that are quite risky, to either sell our software or perform services for our clients. And doing so, helps us grow but it also gives the travellers no concerns or worries while they’re doing it.
Director, Global Travel Management
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