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Awards and Accolades

Great Eastern is honoured by the multiple awards and accolades it has been conferred over the years. The recognition is a testament of the service excellence, commitment and strong values of all in the company and a firm affirmation of the trust that our customers and industry peers have in us and our brand.

Singapore's Best Employers
Singapore's Best Employers

One of the top 100 companies companies and the only insurer being awarded Singapore’s “Best Employers 2021” by The Straits Times and Statista. The award was based on a comprehensive research project comprising gathered evaluations and opinions of employees.

Expat Living Readers’ Choice Awards
Expat Living Readers’ Choice Awards

Won Bronze for Best Insurance Provider (Services Category) from a public voting of over 18,000 participants in the Expat Living Readers’ Choice Awards 2022.

Marketing Excellence Awards
Marketing Excellence Awards

Great Eastern Women’s Run won Silver and Bronze for Excellence in Sponsorship Activation at Marketing Magazine ’s Marketing Excellence Awards in 2018 and 2021 respectively. This event also garnered Gold awards for Excellence in Sports Marketing in 2018 and Excellence in Marketing to a Female Audience in 2017.

IDC Future Enterprise Awards
IDC Future Enterprise Awards

Great Eastern won “Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure Award” and “Best in Future of Customers and Consumers” with its Cloud Enablement Programme that showcased its advanced solutions in cloud strategy and capabilities.

SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards
SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards

Runner-up for the “Most Transparent Company” (Finance category) at the Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS) in 2021 and 2018.Won the “Most Transparent Company” (Finance category) at 20th Investors' Choice Awards in 2019.These awards by SIAS recognise organisations for their excellence in transparency standards and corporate governance practices.

Insurance Asia Awards
Insurance Asia Awards

Won the “Health Insurance Initiative of the Year” award at the 6th Insurance Asia Awards 2021 for the cutting-edge innovation and dynamism of  GREAT CareShield product, as well as the effectiveness of its campaign in reaching a wide audience.

Hermes’ Creative Awards
Hermes’ Creative Awards

Received a platinum award for its 2020 Annual Report, and won gold for the 2019 Annual Report at the  Hermes Creative Awards.The Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (USA).

A Trusted Brand
A Trusted Brand

Great Eastern has been consistently voted as a Reader's Digest Trusted Brand (Gold) from 2011 to 2021. This is a firm affirmation of Great Eastern consistently delivering high standards of service excellence.

Brand Finance Award
Brand Finance Award

Brand Finance, the world's leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, ranked Great Eastern 5th in the Brand Finance Top 100 Singaporean Brands for 2020. For the ninth year, Great Eastern was recognised as one of the Most Valuable Brand in Singapore in Brand Finance.

Customer Satisfaction Index Singapore
Customer Satisfaction Index Singapore

Great Eastern has ranked first within the Life Insurance sector in the Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore (CSISG) 2019. This is the fifth consecutive year that we have topped Singapore Management University’s (SMU) industry rankings in the life insurance sector.

Kincentric's Best Employers global certification programme
Kincentric's Best Employers global certification programme

Great Eastern was recognised as a Best Employer in Singapore 2019 by Kincentric's Best Employers global certification programme, an employer benchmarking programme that recognises organisations that strive to continuously inspire their people, spark change and accelerate business success.

Singapore Business Review Management Excellence Awards
Singapore Business Review Management Excellence Awards

Great Eastern Digital for Business Division won the Best Team of the Year Award organised by the SBR Management Excellence Awards consecutively in 2018 and 2019. The Awards serve to honour the city’s most outstanding business leaders.

HR Asia Awards
HR Asia Awards

Great Eastern received the HR Asia’s ‘Best Companies to Work For in Asia (Singapore)’ award in 2019, in recognition of its efforts to create workplace excellence and promote greater employee engagement.

19th CCAS International Contact Centre Awards
19th CCAS International Contact Centre Awards

In 2019, Ms Mabel Soh of Customer & Agency Touchpoints took home the ‘Best Contact Centre Manager of the Year’ – Silver Award under the individual category at the 19th  CCAS International Contact Centre Awards 2019. Contact Centre Association of Singapore (CCAS) is a not-for-profit organisation that focuses on technologies, operational approaches and business issues impacting the contact centre industry.

Great Eastern Awarded The MOB-EX Awards In 2019
MOB-EX Awards

In 2019, Great Eastern Life's GETGREAT and UPGREAT mobile apps took silver for Most Innovative Use of Mobile and bronze for Best App – Financial Services and Best App – Customer Engagement at Marketing Magazine 's MOB-EX Awards.

Employer Branding Awards
Employer Branding Awards

Our Group Human Capital team won Top 100 Asia’s Best Employer Brands 2019 in the Employer Branding Awards, hosted by World HRD Congress in collaboration with Employer Branding Institute. The Awards aim to celebrate excellence in HR and recognise organisations and individuals who are currently pushing the boundaries of people strategy.

Great Eastern Receive Two Awards At The Singapore HR Awards In 2019
The Singapore HR Awards

In 2019, our Group Human Capital team took home two awards at The Singapore HR Awards for: Business HR Awards in Purpose-Driven and Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Employee Engagement, Alignment and Workplace Harmony. Organised annually by Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI), the Awards celebrate leading organisations and HR professionals in their drive for impactful human capital strategies.

Great Eastern Won Two Awards At Marketing Magazine ’s Loyalty And Engagement Awards In 2019
Loyalty & Engagement Awards

We won two awards at Marketing Magazine ’s Loyalty & Engagement Awards 2019 for Best Regional Loyalty Campaign for The Live Great Programme (Silver) and Best Loyalty Programme (Lifestyle) for GETGREAT, LIVE GREAT & UPGREAT (Bronze). We also garnered several awards in the past years, including the prestigious overall Brand of the Year Award in 2013.

Great Eastern Won Two Awards At The Singapore Business Review Technology Excellence Awards In 2019
SBR Technology Excellence Awards

The Digital for Business team won two awards at the Singapore Business Review Technology Excellence Awards 2019 – a Digital Award for Great Digital Advantage and a Mobile Award for Life Insurance for its GETGREAT and UPGREAT apps. The Awards honour outstanding companies who have made exceptional contributions in pursuit of technological innovation.

Great Eastern Awarded The Charity Gold Award In 2018
Community Chest Awards

Great Eastern Life was awarded the Charity Gold Award for raising substantial funds for Community Chest through our fundraising events in 2018. We also received Special Events (Gold) from 2015 to 2017, and the Pinnacle Award in 2013 in recognition of our community efforts.

Great Eastern Receive Top Awards At The Marketing Events Awards From 2015 To 2018
The Marketing Events Awards

Great Eastern Women’s Run continually garnered top awards at the Marketing Events Awards from 2015 to 2018, with the latest in Best Event: Sponsorship Activation and Best Event: Sports Category 2018. Event marketers and planners from across Southeast Asia, South Asia and ANZ regions showcase their creative excellence, successful strategies and operational precision through this platform.

Great Eastern Awarded Excellence In Branding and Marketing At The CMO Asia Awards In 2018
CMO Asia Awards

In 2018, Great Eastern was awarded Excellence in Branding and Marketing for our 109 Anniversary Campaign in the CMO Asia Awards. The Awards aim to reward the best industry professionals who have made outstanding contributions in the Branding & Marketing fraternity.

Great Eastern Voted As One Of Singapore’s Most Attractive Employers In 2018
Universum’s Global Talent Survey

Great Eastern was voted as one of Singapore’s Most Attractive Employers 2018 in the Universum’s Global Talent Survey. Universum is recognised as a specialist in Employer Branding. With the use of data insights and guidance, they assisted companies to attract, recruit and retain the right talent.

Great Eastern Ranked First For Insurance And Risk Management In 2017
Singapore's 100 Leading Graduate Employers Awards

In 2017, we are proud to be ranked 1st for Insurance and Risk Management in the Singapore’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers. Rankings are formed by student votes from universities across Singapore, as gathered via the annual Singapore Graduate Barometer.

Great Eastern Recognised As Top 75 Employers in Singapore In 2017
Randstad Employer Brand Awards

Great Eastern was recognised as Top 75 Employers in Singapore in the Randstad Employer Brand Awards 2017. The employer branding research aimed to garner the public perception of Singapore’s largest employers based on overall brand awareness, absolute attractiveness and relative attractiveness.

Great Eastern Awarded Singapore Golden Jubilee Business Awards
Singapore Golden Jubilee Business Awards

Great Eastern Life and Overseas Assurance Corporation* were among 50 companies awarded for our achievements and contributions over the decades. These companies are recognised for their ability and innovativeness to constantly adapt to global and domestic changes to ensure that they remain relevant to their customers.*Renamed as Great Eastern General Insurance Limited with effect from 1 July 2017.

Great Eastern Won The Best Sports Event Of The Year (Local) In 2016
Singapore Sports Awards

The Great Eastern Women’s Run 2015 won the Best Sports Event of the Year (Local) at the Singapore Sports Awards 2016, organised by Singapore National Olympic Council. The Awards honour Singapore’s most coveted sporting achievements across categories from athletes and coaches to event organisers and media.

Great Eastern Won HumanResources Vendors of the Year In 2015
HumanResources Vendors Of The Year

At HumanResources Vendors of the Year 2015, Great Eastern Life bagged Best Employee Insurance Vendor (Silver) and Best Retirement & Pension Plan Provider (Silver) awards.

Great Eastern Received Pinnacle Award In 2014
Pinnacle Award

The Pinnacle Award is the highest honour given by the Community Chest to organisations that have rendered outstanding service to the community. In October 2014, Great Eastern Life was bestowed the Pinnacle Award for unwavering support and commitment to fundraising for the Community Chest for over 20 years.

Great Eastern Received Life Insurance Company of the Year Award In 2011 And 2013
Insurance Industry Awards

We received the 2011 and 2013 Life Insurance Company of the Year Award at the Insurance Industry Awards by Asia Insurance Review. The accolade recognised our excellence in customer service; for constantly evolving to meet customers' needs; bringing customer engagement to a new level with the industry-first Live Great Programme and for actively promoting health and wellness to the community.

Great Eastern Topped The Life Insurer Category In The Corporate Reputation Survey 2013
Corporate Reputation Survey

Great Eastern Life topped the Life Insurer category in the Corporate Reputation Survey 2013 by Reputation Management Associates.

Great Eastern Received Runner Up In The Innovation In Compensation And Benefits Programmes In 2013
Benefits Asia

At Benefits Asia 2013, Great Eastern Life emerged the runner up in the Innovation in Compensation and Benefits Programmes with our LIFE programme, the first-of-its-kind integrated employee health incentive benefits programme.

Great Eastern Won Singapore Corporate Governance Award Merit Award In 2011
Singapore Corporate Governance Award Merit Award

We were one of four Merit winners out of 660 SGX-listed companies assessed on their corporate governance practices. The 2011 Award, the first of its kind in Asia by investors, was an initiative by Singapore investors to help improve corporate governance in Singapore. It is supported by SGX and endorsed by world-class and local professional institutions.

Great Eastern Won Singapore's Most Admired Financial Institution In 2009
Singapore's Most Admired Financial Institution

In the 2009 financial crisis, we protected the interests of GreatLink Choice policyholders, winning us the Most Admired Financial Institution Award.

Great Eastern Received The Asian Banker's Excellence In Retail Financial Services Awards In 2009
The Asian Banker's Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards

Great Eastern Life and OCBC Bank won "Excellence in Bancassurance" award at The Asian Banker's Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2009.

Great Eastern Won The BrandLaureate Corporate Branding Award 2008/2009
BrandLaureate Awards

Great Eastern Life won the BrandLaureate Corporate Branding Award 2008/2009 for Best Brands in Life Insurance by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation.