International SOS

Chicago and WeWork Launch Covid-19 Relief Partnership to Foster Economic Recovery

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

Today the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and WeWork announced a strategic partnership to help foster post-pandemic economic recovery by supporting a safety-focused, flexible return to work for local businesses.

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  • Today the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and WeWork announced a strategic partnership to help foster post-pandemic economic recovery by supporting a safety-focused, flexible return to work for local businesses.
  • "We are proud to partner with WeWork to help Chicago come back stronger than ever this fall and beyond, said Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
  • The Chicago x WeWork partnership is the fifth of its kind for WeWork.
  • As part of the Chicago x WeWork partnership, WeWork is utilizing data to help Chicago fully understand trends and track the impact of change.

2021 Duty of Care Awards Shortlist Announced from the International SOS Foundation

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

With entries from leading technology conglomerates to financial institutions, NGOs to manufacturing firms, the 2021 Duty of Care Awards shortlist is revealed today.

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  • With entries from leading technology conglomerates to financial institutions, NGOs to manufacturing firms, the 2021 Duty of Care Awards shortlist is revealed today.
  • The global awards recognise robust programmes and best practices in the protection of the health, safety, security and wellbeing of global workforces over the past year.
  • Kai Boschmann, Executive Director of the International SOS Foundation said, The importance of Duty of Care and the impact of employee health and wellness on business success, have been brought to the fore by the pandemic.
  • The winners, across our seven categories, will be announced at our virtual event as part of our Duty of Care Summit & Awards1 taking place 21-23 September 2021.

Global Duty of Care Awards 2021 Launched Focusing on Redefining Duty of Care in a COVID-19 World

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 9:33pm

The International SOS Foundation today launched the annual Global Duty of Care Awards to recognise organisations and honour their investment and innovation in protecting the health, safety, security and wellbeing of their global workforce.

Key Points: 
  • The International SOS Foundation today launched the annual Global Duty of Care Awards to recognise organisations and honour their investment and innovation in protecting the health, safety, security and wellbeing of their global workforce.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210311006022/en/
    This years theme is Empowering the Future of Workforce Resilience: Redefining Duty of Care in a COVID-19 World.
  • The International SOS Foundation is proud to present Chubb, the worlds largest publicly traded property & casualty insurance company, as Gold sponsor of the 2021 Duty of Care Awards & Summit.
  • The 2021 Global Duty of Care Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Workforce Risk Reaches Five Year High Reveals International SOS Risk Outlook 2021

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:46pm

The risk level to the global workforce has reached its highest since 2016 according to the findings of the International SOS Risk Outlook 20211.

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  • The risk level to the global workforce has reached its highest since 2016 according to the findings of the International SOS Risk Outlook 20211.
  • The outlook reveals findings from the Business Resilience Trends survey of over 1,400 risk professionals across 99 countries, carried out by Ipsos MORI.
  • It also brings together insights from the Workforce Resilience Council and extensive International SOS proprietary data.
  • *On behalf of International SOS, Ipsos MORI carried out an online survey among 1,425 risk professionals across 99 countries who chose to take part in the survey.

OnSolve Appoints Former International SOS and CIA Executive Matthew Bradley as New Head of Global Security Solutions

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 3:51pm

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OnSolve , a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, SMB organizations, and government entities, today announced that Matthew Bradley has joined the company as Vice President of Global Security Solutions.

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  • ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OnSolve , a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, SMB organizations, and government entities, today announced that Matthew Bradley has joined the company as Vice President of Global Security Solutions.
  • Bradley will serve as a member of OnSolve's Executive Leadership Team and will work cross-functionally to drive the development of comprehensive and robust security operations solutions leveraging critical communications, situational awareness, and incident management.
  • A veteran security operations expert for more than two decades, Bradley brings deep first-hand knowledge of security operations management and understanding of the critical challenges facing organizations the future.
  • Most recently, Bradley served as Regional Security Director for the Americas at International SOS and Control Risks, where he led the security services business and advised key executives on risk management solutions.

International SOS and Prospekt Medical Caspian Announce a Joint Venture ‘Prospekt Medical Remote in Partnership With International SOS’

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 10:04am

International SOS, the worlds leading medical and security risk services company, and Prospekt Medical Caspian, leading provider of clinic & hospital care in Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, have today announced a joint venture partnership.

Key Points: 
  • International SOS, the worlds leading medical and security risk services company, and Prospekt Medical Caspian, leading provider of clinic & hospital care in Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, have today announced a joint venture partnership.
  • The joint venture will operate from the existing Prospekt Medical Caspian clinic at Abulkhair Khan Ave 82, Atyrau 060011, Kazakhstan.
  • Aigul Shapranova, Chairperson, CIS Region at International SOS, added, We are excited to partner with the highly regarded Prospekt Medical Caspian.
  • The joint venture clients will benefit from the collaboration of the clinic services in West Kazakhstan, whilst having full access to International SOS medical assistance, medical evacuation and repatriation services.

International SOS Announces Successful Pilot Test of ICC AOKpass with Energy Drilling: Providing Trusted Recognition of Individuals’ COVID-19 Compliance Status

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:15pm

International SOS and Singapore company Energy Drilling Management (Energy Drilling) have announced a successful pilot of the ICC AOKpass mobile app.

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  • International SOS and Singapore company Energy Drilling Management (Energy Drilling) have announced a successful pilot of the ICC AOKpass mobile app.
  • The use of the app provides trusted recognition of individuals COVID-19 compliance status from Singapore to Thailand.
  • Pilot testing of ICC AOKpass has also been successfully used with the Singapore-based employees of International SOS.
  • For more information on ICC AOKpass, see www.AOKpass.com
    Register your interest for an ICC AOKpass pilot: https://www.aokpass.com/en/pilot/
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200729005384/en/

China Rapid Finance Announces Name Change to SOS Ltd. and Ticker Change to "SOS"

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 1:30pm

QINGDAO, China, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Limited, (NYSE: SOS) (formerly China Rapid Finance Limited, the "Company") announces the approval from shareholders at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the proposal to change the Company's name to SOS Limited.

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  • QINGDAO, China, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Limited, (NYSE: SOS) (formerly China Rapid Finance Limited, the "Company") announces the approval from shareholders at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the proposal to change the Company's name to SOS Limited.
  • SOS provides marketing related data, technology and solutions to emergency healthcare services in China.
  • SOS Limited (NYSE: SOS) is a holding company providing marketing data, technology and solutions to the emergency rescue services in China.
  • Its products include SOS Medical Rescue Card, SOS Auto Rescue Card, SOS Financial Rescue Card, and SOS Life Rescue Card.

International SOS TeleConsultation Services Expanded to 24 Countries Following Four-Fold Increase in Utilisation

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 6:57am

International SOS, the leading medical and security risk services company, continues to rapidly expand its clinical TeleConsultation services.

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  • International SOS, the leading medical and security risk services company, continues to rapidly expand its clinical TeleConsultation services.
  • The service provides virtual access to fast, efficient and appropriate medical care, including local knowledge and prescription capabilities, complemented with the global insights and worldwide medical and security assistance services of International SOS.
  • Dr Neil Nerwich, Group Medical Director, Assistance, International SOS, "The adoption of TeleConsultation has been fuelled by the needs of global workforces amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Multi-lingual support to refer patients to the services of a general practitioner, a specialist or emergency care if necessary
    International SOS TeleConsultation complements its global TeleHealth services with virtualised access to local credentialed providers in the International SOS Global Assistance Network.

New International SOS Survey Reveals Second Wave of COVID-19 Feared as Leading Threat to Business Continuity

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:53am

In a new survey, over 70% of companies primary business continuity concern is further disruption from a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • In a new survey, over 70% of companies primary business continuity concern is further disruption from a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Furthermore, over 20% expect mental health issues to also pose a major threat in the coming year.
  • The International SOS Return to Work survey, reveals business operations impacts of COVID-19, as well as the key mitigation measures organisations are prioritising to strengthen.
  • The survey analysed responses from over 1,000 professionals responsible for supporting the health, safety, security, and wellbeing of employees.