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2012 Best Practices
2012 EcoLeadership Best Practices (.doc)
2012 Health & Wellness Best Practices (.doc)
2012 Workplace Excellence Best Practices (.doc)


2012 Reports
2012 Workplace Excellence Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2012 AWE Workplace Excellence winning companies to their employees, either formally or informally.
2012 Workplace Excellence Winner's Snapshot (.xlsx)


2012 Q & A
AWE asked thought provoking questions and our winners answered:

1 Generations in the Workplace - What challenges have you addressed and successes have you experienced?
2 Today's definition of diversity goes far beyond race and gender. Please share your best practices in sourcing and recruiting diverse talent
specifically related to veterans and their families.
3 What specific programs and initiatives have you implemented which address the financial, emotional, and family challenges facing
workers today as a result of an unstable economy and job insecurity?
4 In today's 24/7 global economy the mindset of successful organization focuses on virtual work and a culture of flexibility. Please share your success stories.
5 Employee engagement has become the key ingredient to organizational growth and success. In your opinion, what are the most
important criteria to creating an engaged workforce?
6 Happiness in the workplace is an evolving trend that has captured the attention of many successful leaders. Please share your thoughts and opinions
and any initiatives you are implementing to address this newly established priority.
7 Social media has completely changed the way organizations do business, both internally and externally. What are you doing with regard to changing
your internal communication strategies to incorporate social media and engage your employees?
8 Corporate Social Responsibility is now part of most organizations' DNA. Please describe your signature programs.

2011 Reports
2011 Workplace Excellence Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2011 AWE Workplace Excellence winning companies to their employees, either formally or informally.
2011 Workplace Excellence Winner's Snapshot (.doc)

2011 Health & Wellness Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2011 AWE Health & Wellness Trailblazer winner's to their employees, either formally or informally.
2011 Health & Wellness Winner's Snapshot (.doc)

2011 EcoLeadership Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2011 AWE EcoLeadership winner's to their employees, either formally or informally.
2011 EcoLeadership Winner's Snapshot (.doc)


2011 Best Practices
2011 Workplace Excellence Winning Companies’ Best Practices (.doc)
2011 Health & Wellness Trailblazer Winning Companies’ Best Practices (.doc)
2011 EcoLeadership Winning Companies’ Best Practic (.doc)


2011 Q & A
AWE asked thought provoking questions and our winners answered:

1 Describe the most unique characteristic of your corporate culture which significantly contributes to your company’s workplace excellence.
2 Detail your employee engagement initiatives implemented from the past year that make you most proud.
3 Assuming financial resources are not an issue, what programs and services would you implement to encourage employees to live healthy and happy lives?
4 It is the year 2020, what are you doing more of, less of, and differently to improve the health and well-being of your employees?
5 What is your vision of the future workplace? Describe the ideal workplace.
6 As an organization that has been able to create a sustainable workplace, what advice would you give to others who aspire to achieve your level of success.

2010 Reports
2010 Workplace Excellence Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2010 AWE Workplace Excellence winning companies to their employees, either formally or informally.
2010 Workplace Excellence Winner's Snapshot (.doc)

2010 Health & Wellness Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2010 AWE Health & Wellness Trailblazer winner's to their employees, either formally or informally.
2010 Health & Wellness Winner's Snapshot (.doc)

2010 EcoLeadership Winners' Snapshot. The data included in this report details the % of benefits offered by the 2010 AWE EcoLeadership winner's to their employees, either formally or informally.
2010 EcoLeadership Winner's Snapshot (.doc)

2008 Reports
In an effort to support the Greater Washington, DC Area business community in addressing these challenges, the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) and the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce formed a partnership to launch the Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award Initiative.
2008 Health & Wellness Report (.doc)

This report is based on data collected from the organizations receiving the Alliance for Workplace Excellence 2008 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval. The data reflect a variety of industry sectors, including technology, financial services, biotechnology, retail, education, consulting, social services, healthcare, and research.
Best Practices Report 2008 (.doc)

Workplace Excellence Resources & Links
Following are some online resources you may find helpful. If you have a link to suggest, contact us.

AIA
Air Now
Alliance of Work/Life Professionals
Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area Chapter
American Society for Quality – Team and Workplace Excellence Forum
A Greener Office
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
Business for Social Responsibility
Carbonfund
Commuter Choice
Conference Board
Corporate Voices for Working Families
Council of Governments
Department of Labor
Drug Watch
DSM Personalized Nutrition
EnergyStar
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Leader
Environmental Science Degree
EPA
Families and Work Institute
Forest Certification Resource Center
Global Reporting
Great Place to Work Institute
Greater Washington, DC Board of Trade
GreenBiz
Green Building Institute
Ideal Bite
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Maryland Child Care Resource Network
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Foundation for Women
My Lifes Work Coaching
National Institute of Business Management
NRDC
One Decision
Personalized Nutrition
Points of Light Foundation
Rising Tide
Society of Human Resource Managers
Sustainable Travel International
Telcoa
The Daily Green
TIA E-cycling Central
Undress4Success
US Department of Energy
USGBC
US Green Building Council
Virginia Chamber of Commerce
Wellness Corporate Insights
Wellness Corporate Solutions
Wellness Councils of America
Work & Family Connection
Working MAMA
These links take you off the Alliance for Workplace Excellence website and are provided as a service.
The Alliance is not responsible for the material, resources, or accuracy of content on the above sites.

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