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This year, 1,239 SGS employees from 14 countries and corporate functions have participated in a 100-day journey around the world with the Global Challenge.

Nigeria Elite Class

Creating Value for Participants

This initiative aims at increasing participants' wellbeing. Through the online platform or using a dedicated App, participants can check their levels of activity, learn more about healthy eating habits, sleep or stress management.

  • Together we achieved 1,842,920,910 steps and 1,179,469 km - the equivalent to 29.4 times around the globe
  • 83% of the participants exceeded 10,000 steps per day
  • Total reported weight loss: 823 kg
  • 69% of participants are feeling less stressed

The most active teams this year have been:

  1. The Elite Class
  3. D-Dolphins
  4. Analyticals

Creating Value for Society

The Elite Class was awarded a CHF500- donation to an NGO of their choice as winners at mid-Challenge and another donation at the end as the winning team.

Nigeria Elite Class

They chose Nazarene's feet, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of rural people challenged by poverty and deprivation, and Mercy Foundation, dedicated to helping homeless orphans and widows.

For more information about the 2019 Global Challenge edition, read the SGS 2019 Final Report.

Congratulations to all the participants for taking many steps towards being healthier. Thank you to all of you and special thanks to our 'Ambassadors' in every country for making this possible!

For further information, please contact:

Ifeoma Esangbedo
Sales, Marketing and Communications Manager
t: +234 80397 98092

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.