Globant Partners With Headspace To Launch Global Program Focused On Mental Health
19 oct 2021
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More than 20,000 Globers around the world now have access to a free membership to the mindfulness and meditation app
San Francisco, October 19, 2021 - Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally-native company that offers innovative technology solutions, announced a new global wellbeing collaboration with Headspace for Work, Headspace’s mindfulness-based employee mental health solution. The partnership includes a free membership to the Headspace app that offers more than 1,000 hours of premium mindfulness content such as guided meditations and sleep content to all of Globant’s employees worldwide.
Employee wellbeing is a top priority for Globant and Globers. This alliance with Headspace for Work builds on Globant’s continued dedication to making the world a better place. As part of Globant’s Be Kind to Yourself initiative, the Company launched a mental health program that includes workshops with professionals, a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, and a robust wellness calendar that includes active breaks, and yoga and meditation sessions during working hours.
Rooted in authentic expertise dating back 3,000+ years and backed by scientific research, Headspace has been shown to have favorable outcomes such as reduced stress, improved focus, increased compassion, and decreased aggression.
“At Globant, we believe that mental health is the foundation of individual well-being. We not only care but also provide the necessary tools to maintain Globers’ well-being – at home and at work”, said Patricia Pomies, Globant’s Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited to be able to offer this new resource through its app as a result of our partnership with Headspace for Work.”
"At Headspace for Work, we’re able to support Globers from all parts of the world and provide mindfulness content in various languages to aid in their mental health journeys,” said Cindy Bladow, Chief Business Officer at Headspace. “We’d love to see more companies experience the benefits our team has helped businesses of all sizes achieve, such as reduce burnout, improve job performance and increase productivity."
Globant’s Be Kind to Yourself initiative encompasses mind, body and spirit from a comprehensive perspective through offerings such as online doctor appointments, health webinars, special programs and meditation and mindfulness. Globant understands that the well-being of people depends on a good work-life balance and taking care of both physical and emotional health.
For more information on Globant’s Be Kind initiatives, visit Globant.com/be-kind.
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