Past Winners: 2021 |

Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Human Resources Awards 2021 Winners


Best Advance in Benefits Strategy and Administration

Best Advance in HR Data Analytics | Best Advance in Social Impact Innovation

Best Advance in Workforce Planning and Management

Best Benefits, Wellness and Well-Being Program

Best HR Strategy and Measurement Approach

Best Strategy for Corporate Citizenship | Best Unique or Innovative HR Program


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Best Advance in Benefits Strategy and Administration

BronzeEnerjisa Üretim Sana Göre Sana Göre is a flexible benefits program specially designed for Enerjisa Uretim. This program provides employees with the opportunity to reorganize their existing extra benefits according to their personal needs.
 
 

Best Advance in HR Data Analytics

GoldEnerjisa EnerjiProject XProject X is an HR Data analytics project that aims to redefine the roles and responsibilities at all levels in Enerjisa Energy Distribution Field Operations with scientific analysis, thus dividing the roles, missions and employees into segments with diversified business dynamics.
BronzeMindtree LimitedMindtree Human Resources: Best Advance in HR Data AnalyticsMindtree created an HR analytics model to accelerate its efforts toward data-driven decision-making.
 
 

Best Advance in Social Impact Innovation

GoldEnerjisa ÃœretimCorporate Volunteering Program (CVP)Enerjisa Üretim established a corporate volunteering program based on a social responsibility model based on the company's sustainability approach and the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals. The program encourages employee volunteering for the development and implementation of projects in four areas: gender equity, children, stray animals, forestation.
GoldIBM Corporate Social ResponsibilityOpen P-TECHTechnology and jobs are changing much faster than educational systems. IBM's "Open P-TECH" closes this gap by providing free online learning and badges for the technological and professional skills required to be successful in the new economy.
GoldLockheed Martin2021 Ethics in Engineering Case CompetitionLockheed Martin's fourth annual Ethics in Engineering Case Competition took place this year during National Engineers Week. Integrity is so vital to the business that Lockheed Martin wants students to be thinking seriously about ethics before they enter the workforce - especially in the increasingly complex landscape of technology and innovation.
GoldQuality Assist, Inc.Best Advance in Social Impact InnovationQuality Assist developed a series of free, engaging, and interactive microlearning experiences on COVID-19 topics designed for the early education community. The experiences supported educators, working in challenging environments, who sought critical information to keep themselves and the children in their care safe during a world-wide pandemic.
GoldWorld Economic Forum, Accenture and CognicianResponsible Leadership ChallengeThe Responsible Leadership Challenge was a five-week immersive learning program designed to develop responsible leadership capabilities of the World Economic Forum Foundation’s communities - the Forum of Young Global Leaders and the Global Shapers Community.
SilverACON and The ID CrowdCreating behavioral change in complex circumstances: ACON PnP toolkitWhen ACON, an Australian organization specializing in HIV prevention, set out to create real and lasting behavioral change among those who engage in "party and play," they knew it would be a challenging goal. The ID Crowd was able to help ACON bring their vision to life.
 
 

Best Advance in Workforce Planning and Management

GoldAccentureDynamic Outcome SimulatorAccenture's talent planning approach focuses on the Dynamic Outcome Simulator. This intuitive tool supports collaboration, transparency, and real-time scenario modeling to assess business outcomes.
GoldEnerjisa EnerjiProject XProject X is an HR Data analytics project that redefines roles and responsibilities at all levels in Enerjisa's energy distribution field operations with scientific analysis. The project divides the roles, missions and employees into segments with diversified business dynamics.
GoldGenpactGenpact: Best Advance in Workforce Planning and Management: BUILDArtificial intelligence and machine learning are the skills of the future, but the talent for these skills is scarce. Genpact could hire from external sources, but chooses to train its employees on these skills and provide to them a sustainable career in the organization.
GoldTata Consultancy ServicesCertainty in Workforce Management - The TCS WayTata Consultancy Services brings certainty to workforce management through a combination of people, process and technology. This structured approach has enabled realistic demand capturing, leading to staffing accuracy and improved utilization of employees.
SilverCigna and MPS Interactive SystemsTalent Resource and Planning (TR&P)Cigna's integrated leadership talent management solution features a digital site to house the materials and foster information sharing and engagement and curating and developing content. The solution also includes role-specific content and a wide range of self-paced learning modalities.
 
 

Best Benefits, Wellness and Well-Being Program

GoldAccenture (China) Co LtdLet "Better Me, Greater We" ThriveIn early 2020, reports from Accenture China's Employee Assistance Program showed that unprecedented pressures had significantly impacted employees' emotions and productivity. About 50% of the Greater China Accenture population participated in the "Better Me, Greater We" program, which enables employees to improve their mental health by supporting changes to their mindsets and behaviors.
GoldAccenture Solutions Pvt Ltd.Best Benefits Wellness and Wellbeing ProgramAccenture has an holistic approach towards the overall wellbeing of its employees, encompassing physical, mental wellbeing benefits.
GoldGenpactUS Wellbeing & Level Up Wellness ProgramGenpact's priority is employee health and wellbeing and features a comprehensive benefits package supplemented by regionally nuanced site-level programs. Genpact remains flexible and responsive to the global climate and enhances offerings accordingly.
GoldMcKinsey & CompanyGlobal Wellness at McKinseyThe global wellness program at McKinsey & Company aims to create parity between mental and physical health through an ecosystem of integrated solutions. Developed by an ongoing collaboration of groups across the firm, the program supports holistic well-being, helps colleagues further develop well-being skills, and facilitates the de-stigmatization of mental health.
GoldTech Mahindra Ltd.Wellness before BusinessSince 2017, Tech Mahindra has been leading a unique corporate wellness program called "Wellness Before Business," which has helped prioritize health as the foundation of its employees' professional, personal, and spiritual well-being. TechM was able to adapt faster to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic as all actions were aligned to this belief.
GoldWorld Bank Group and Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. LtdReturning Safely to Premises CampaignThe COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations around the world to rethink and reconfigure their way of working. This learning campaign, a part of the World Bank Group's efforts to safely reopen office premises, was designed to equip employees with the necessary information before their return to the office.
SilverJohn Muir Health and BetterUpBuilding Resilience and Well-Being Amidst a Global PandemicJohn Muir Health and BetterUp reimagined well-being and mental fitness solutions with a growth-oriented and personalized approach to care. The program was launched during the global pandemic when health care workers were at high risk of burnout and resulted in measurable growth in five key dimensions of well-being.
SilverNeoGenomicsA Year of ResilienceNeoGenomics developed a robust employee wellness program that included monthly communications around hot-button issues such as COVID-19 and mental health, live and asynchronous wellness-related webinars, learning materials, wellness contests and virtual activities, and the implementation of a no-cost COVID-19 testing program for employees.
SilverTurkcell Global BilgiTurkcell Global Bilgi Wellbeing Program- GBlovesYOUTurkcell Global Bilgi's "GBlovesYOU" is a wellbeing program designed to increase the happiness and motivation of employees in the digitalized world by supporting their mental and physical health.
BronzeCigna TurkeyWe at CignaCigna Turkey developed a five-module employee wellness program focused on emotional, intellectual, financial, physical and social wellness.
BronzeMindtree LimitedMindtree Human Resources: Best Benefits, Wellness and Well-Being ProgramMindtree takes pride in its unique culture and people practices and seeks to bring together people with different views, skills and backgrounds to create an expertise-led culture. Mindtree's wellness programs aim to create a more dynamic, effective and efficient working culture and environment to keep employees engaged and motivated.
BronzePitney BowesProject LivingPitney Bowes' Project Living is a global, integrated health and wellness program that encourages employees to become active participants in managing their health and taking actions to improve on it. Pitney Bowes offers a variety of benefits to help employees and families meet their physical, emotional, and financial needs.
Bronzesahibinden.comWherever You Are, We're There!Sahibinden implemented a wellness program for employees to realize targeted business outputs in an effective manner -- happily and with high performance -- by increasing their quality of life.
BronzeTakeda Pharmaceuticals International AGTakeda Europe and Canada (EUCAN) Oncology Advent Calendar ChallengeIn December 2020, members of the Takeda EUCAN Oncology team participated in daily advent calendar challenges, completing a variety of activities during the holiday season and donating to the Theodora Foundation charity. Through the advent calendar challenges, employees joined activities to support their health and wellbeing, experienced a positive, fun-filled environment to finish the year and ultimately felt proud to be a part of EUCAN Oncology team.
 
 

Best HR Strategy and Measurement Approach

SilverEnerjisa EnerjiProject XProject X is an HR Data analytics project that redefines roles and responsibilities at all levels in Enerjisa's energy distribution field operations with scientific analysis. The project divides the roles, missions and employees into segments with diversified business dynamics.
BronzeKOCZERWe Are In The WorkThe concept of "We Are in The Work" at KOCZER emerged as an overarching general employee value proposition that gathers initiatives in six main focus areas under one roof - communication, socialization/wellbeing, family, health, success, flexibility.
 
 

Best Strategy for Corporate Citizenship

GoldAccentureCorporate Citizenship New Skills NowAccenture's New Skills Now curriculum is a free online training program that focuses on capabilities that individuals can learn at any age and refine over time. It prepares learners for success in the digital economy and covers key skills that are critical for success in the future workforce, such as working effectively with others, solving problems, and using technology and data.
GoldDeloitteDeloitte Sponsorship of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship ProgramDeloitte's Career Opportunity Redefinition and Exploration (CORE) Program and multi-year pro bono support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) initiative supports the firm's strategic priorities around serving veterans.
GoldTurkish Confederation of Employer Associations and DracolexOccupational Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness TrainingDuring the pandemic period when classroom training could not be organized, more than 100,000 employees and their families, with the cooperation of the Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations, have been trained on occupational health, safety and environmental awareness. This project was the most comprehensive study ever done in Turkey.
SilverWalmartCommunity AcademyThe Walmart Community Academy is a combination of lecture and workshop to provide functional training to help participants develop personally and professionally. Offerings include career progression, personal finance and technology.
 
 

Best Unique or Innovative HR Program

GoldAksigortaPulse - Mobile App for Instant Feedback & RewardingTo strengthen its feedback culture, Aksigorta created Pulse, which includes training on providing accurate and constructive feedback and rewards and recognition for giving feedback. Within 16 months after launch, 25,642 pieces of feedback were sent by about 660 employees and more than 1,500 rewards were distributed.
GoldBank of America CorporationTeammate VoicesTeammate Voices is a feedback program implemented to enable Academy program leaders at Bank of America a means to monitor and improve program performance based on teammate feedback. The program provides for multiple feedback opportunities during a teammate's learning program and includes alert protocols allowing Academy managers to identify and support teammates who may be struggling.
GoldTech Mahindra Ltd.K2 HumanoidK2 (Knowledge and kindness) is Tech Mahindra's robot that provides uniform employee experience 24/7 by answering HR queries. K2 has helped improve the speed and accuracy of responses and helped HR Business Partners by removing non-value added tasks from their workload.
SilverGenpact#BCMGRIT - A Revamped HR StrategyGenpact's HR campaign, #BCMGRIT, transformed a crisis into an opportunity by designing a contemporary hybrid engagement and communication model for employees to navigate the challenges created by the pandemic.
SilverHCL America Inc.Manager Champion - The Digital WayHCL America envisions grooming the next generation of corporate leaders by endowing them with the critical competencies for being an effective manager through leveraging the concepts of digitalization and user journey map.
SilverPetrol OfisiHR Workflow Management System: PratIKPratIK is a single-interface HR workflow management platform at Petrol Ofisi that helps employees access information, submit questions, requests and comments and receive resolutions both on desktop and mobile tools. The platform provides a fast, effective and measurable demand management and communication between the HR team and employees.
SilverTAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALSTakeda Europe and Canada (EUCAN) Oncology Advent Calendar ChallengeIn December 2020, members of the Takeda EUCAN Oncology team participated in daily advent calendar challenges, completing a variety of activities during the holiday season and donating to the Theodora Foundation charity. Through the advent calendar challenges, employees joined activities to support their health and wellbeing, experienced a positive, fun-filled environment to finish the year and ultimately felt proud to be a part of EUCAN Oncology team.
BronzeAccenture Solutions Pvt LtdBest Unique or Innovative HR Program - HR Open Innovation at AccentureThe HR Open Innovation Program at Accenture seeks to leverage the growing start-up ecosystem to address key business problems and opportunity areas. By introducing various innovative solutions to employees, Accenture ensures that the employee experience is enhanced each day while eliminating the tremendous amount of money, time and efforts spent on manual processes.
BronzeEvonik Industries AGGoing Purple: Evonik's Onboarding FrameworkTo address the pressing needs brought about by the corona-virus pandemic, Evonik’s digitalization challenges and importance of good employee experience, the newly created Global Onboarding Department of Evonik set out to quickly transform onboarding to address the current need for new hires’ effective and seamless onboarding ensuring engagement and full integration with safety and health as a key consideration. Thru Going Purple, Evonik’s Onboarding Framework, the goal, guiding principles and core elements for onboarding were defined to set the new hire to success by providing the toolbox to jumpstart productivity and supporting their journey into total integration into Evonik. Using technology as catalyst, and an agile Design Thinking methodology approach to development, the Onboarding Team developed and launched several initiatives -- Going Purple Onboarding Community, New Hire Virtual Welcome Events, New Hire VLOGs, Purple Whisper Micro-learning Emails, Virtual Mystery Lunches, and automatic enrollment to the Evonik Starting Kit.
BronzeInfor and TopiaInfor Leverages Automated Global Talent Mobility Technology to Ensure Real-time Tax & Immigration Compliance in Support of Global OperationsInfor needed to quantify its global tax and immigration footprint and implement scalable processes to mitigate compliance risks. The company deployed a global mobility strategy built around Topia's automated talent mobility management solution to gather and leverage real-time employee data to seamlessly manage its globally distributed workforce and automatically handle complex tax and regulatory compliance.
BronzeIQVIA and NIITMeeting in a BoxThe Meeting-in-a-Box program helps Human Resource Business Partners at IQVIA enhance their consulting and facilitating skills to enable them to be better consultants and partners to the business and build stronger professional relationships.
BronzeRoyal Dutch Shell and AccentureLearning Suite of CoursesThe Learning Suite of Courses training program at Royal Dutch Shell quickly builds knowledge for HR employees on the importance, concepts and basics of the Learning and Organizational Development domain's strategy to support organizational performance.
BronzeTeknosaTeknosa Mother MentorsTeknosa, a technology retailer in Turkey, launched the Mother Mentors program. Supported by 26 mentor mothers in stores and 10 mentor mothers in the head office, the program aims to ensure that women are employed for longer durations at Teknosa and that they progress in their career after marriage and childbirth.


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