'Be Well, Work Well' is PwC’s effort to create an environment where our people are encouraged to bring their best selves to work and are supported in achieving greater well-being by fuelling themselves across four dimensions of energy: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.
Although our well-being is first and foremost a personal responsibility, at PwC we are committed to supporting our people in staying well. This includes working to ensure that our organisational systems, practices and behaviours are supportive of our people’s well-being.
At PwC we see well-being as the balance of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energy. It implies a sense of thriving, enjoying life to the fullest and allows us to live and work at our best, bringing our whole self to whatever we are doing. Well-being is also a leadership skill. 'Be Well, Work Well' gives our people the tools and resources they need to be better leaders — at work, at home and in their communities — by leading with compassion, resiliency and inspiration.
• A commitment to healthy behaviours is more important than choosing “the right" habits.
Inclusive leadership and teamwork enable well-being to thrive.
Corporate priority + healthy habits = business benefits.
Technology boosts well-being.
'Be Well, Work Well' is PwC's commitment to a better well-being of our employees.
Well-being is also a business driver. Collectively, it helps us to improve our performance and productivity, inspires us for greater innovation, and helps us attract and retain the best talent.
It’s all about our everyday behaviours and habits focussed on fuelling the four dimensions of our energy – proven to help us become and sustain our best selves, both personally and professionally.
To us, being well and working well means more than eating well or exercise more. It’s about everyday behaviours and intentional habit-forming that help fuel our four dimensions of energy, which are scientifically backed drivers of our performance, fulfilment and engagement.
There are more demands on our time and attention than ever before. To succeed, we need to embrace practices that help lower stress levels and improve our well-being — as individuals, teams and as a firm.
We believe that mental health matters and we are taking action to support mental health of our people. Andreas Staubli, our CEO, signed the Mental Health Leadership Pledge by the Global Business Collaboration (GBC) for Better Workplace Mental Health and therefore commits in driving the change needed by making mental health a visible priority in the way we operate.
We commit to:
At PwC, we think our people’s well-being is a critical success factor. Making it central to how we work and rooting it deeply within our purpose and our values has a strong positive impact on both our people and our clients.
This toolkit is designed to support driving a culture shift towards greater well-being. Therefore, we ask you to join in by taking the following actions:
Between June and August 2019, 47 teams from all lines of service across PwC Switzerland participated in the 100 Day Global Challenge. The participants achieved a combined step count of 408,208,034 steps – which is equivalent to an impressive 261,253km!
The biggest cycling campaign “Bike to work” is kicking off every year in May and June and PwC is part of it!
Organisational Development Manager | Culture and Change, Well-being Programme Lead, PwC Switzerland
Tel: +41 58 792 48 52