Wellness@CGIAR: An Employee-led Resource Group
Wellness and mental health resource groups are growing in popularity and can be an immensely effective way of offering people support. With up to 94% of employees reporting symptoms of poor mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, wellness initiatives are more important than ever.
What is Wellness@CGIAR?
Studies show that staff wellness has a direct impact on productivity, loyalty and happiness at work. Looking for a way to maximize these benefits in our global workplace, we created Wellness@CGIAR, an employee-led resource group (ERG) that’s committed to motivating and inspiring everyone at CGIAR to be at their best every day.
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What does Wellness@CGIAR do?
Supported by CGIAR’s GDI Function, Wellness@CGIAR organizes activities that focus on maintaining physical and emotional health and wellbeing. These include educational seminars/webinars on wellness, contests, group discussions and other practical health-focused activities. The ERG is open to everyone and provides a forum for staff to express themselves openly.
All Wellness@CGIAR activities are in line with CGIAR’s values on respectful workplaces. As such, we:
“Mental health in a time of COVID” - CGIAR's first Wellness Day
We look forward to your support in building a diverse and inclusive culture of wellness at CGIAR.