Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) said that the company’s mental wellbeing programme, Salama, has been recognised as the ‘Best Employee Benefits and Wellbeing Strategy’ at the GOV HR Awards 2022.
EGA substantially expanded its mental wellbeing programme for employees during the challenges of Covid-19. Today more than 170 EGA employees are trained mental health first-aiders and mental health advocates, supporting professional on-site mental health resources. ‘Salama’, which is largely led by volunteers, also provides awareness sessions and workshops on key mental wellbeing issues, encouraging employees to prioritise their mental health and removing perceived stigma.
EGA has a bold aspiration to eliminate the risk of harm, while also fostering mental wellbeing, as part of fulfilling its purpose – Together, innovating aluminium to make modern life possible.