Global Update on Health Promotion – June 2016

And the 2016 Global Healthy Workplace Awards Winners are…

We are delighted to announce the winners for the 2016 4th Global Healthy Workplace Awards.  Congratulations!

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) Category

Vitality Group, USA
In the United States, The Vitality Group (Vitality) offers an incentive-based health and well-being program as part of their benefits program. With a foundation based on actuarial science and behavioral economic theory, Vitality encourages changes in lifestyle that reduce healthcare costs by rewarding employees for addressing their specific health issues.
http://www.thevitalitygroup.com

Large Enterprise Category

Monash University, Australia
Monash University is uniquely positioned to be pro-active on important public health issues through engagement with thousands of students, staff, alumni and the wider Monash community. Monash University values, supports and promotes programs and policies that improve the physical and psychological health and wellbeing of its employees and allocates funds to support participation.
http://www.monash.edu

Multinational Enterprise Category

Unilever, UK/Netherlands

Unilever has a long and established history of supporting employee health and wellbeing with their commitment rooted in the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP). The USLP helps to drive a brand and business led initiative to improve the health and well-being of employees. With a global workforce nearing 200,000 people, Unilever has been able to adapt their Lamplighter program to widely diverse work contexts around the globe. Their program uses advanced metrics to determine which interventions have potential to make the biggest health impact.
https://www.unilever.com/about