“The council is a great way to help achieve progressive change and it’s good that it has the full backing of the company from the top downward.” |
Jonathan Astbury, Chairman Wellbeing@work Council 2011
The Wellbeing@work Council, composed of 35 young employees from all the countries where Atos operates, is charged with imagining new working methods, defining the company’s professional links and relationships of the future and anticipating our clients’ future expectations.
Mainly drawn from the Y generation, and across all business units, their role is to:
In 2011 the Council held two-day quarterly meetings for all members. Countries and
- Generate new ideas and models of working to move Atos into the future
- Support in the design, development and roll out of the different initiatives locally
- Challenge the program with innovative ideas, especially as regards disruptive technology
- Act as ambassadors for the initiatives in their respective countries
business units also organize local meetings. More general employee participation is encouraged through Atos’ internal online platform.
Ideas already developed via this forum include the opening of day-care centers, initiatives to reduce the use of emails internally, Remote Working facilities, and initiatives to reduce office paper and for greener transport.