CEOs Pledging to 100% Smoke-Free Workplace Successfully Held
[Shanghai, China, 2018.6.6] On June 6, CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China joined hands with smoke-free advocates to support a new campaign by the World Health Organization (WHO) China office. CEO Roundtable successfully hosted a warm up event in Shanghai, China for the CEO Pledge to 100% Smoke-free workplaces Campaign. WHO Collaborating Center for Healthy Urbanization, Shanghai Preventive Medicine Association, Shanghai Association on Tobacco Control, Shanghai Pudong Service Center (Platform) for Corporate Headquarters and Lujiazui Financial City joined this event as co-hosting organizations. More than 100 senior company leaders from 8 different industries including financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, medical, chemical, manufactory, advertisement, housing management were present and witnessed by the public by placing the Smoke-free Workplace Pledge Letter into the ballot box. The pledge letter detailed their specific commitments and actions to take to create a completely smoke-free environment at all their workplaces in China.