Exercise & Activity CSR News

Keep That Resolution: It Can Yield More Than You Think

By: Lorna Donatone
Blog

This past year, I did the unthinkable and followed through on a resolution. And, by following through, my CrossFit journey didn’t just help me find my abs; it also gave me a crash course in business endurance and career success.

The start was all mental obstacles. My career had forced me to ruthlessly prioritize my time. I fit in exercise, but it was more of a squeeze-in than a priority.

Humana Foundation Announces Focus for the Future: Addressing Social Determinants of Health for Sustainable Community Impact

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Goal of new approach: Co-create communities where leadership, culture and systems work to improve and sustain positive health outcomes for their residents by focusing on social determinants of health – such as asset and financial security, food security, and social connection

Evolution of foundation’s strategy aligns with Humana Inc.’s Bold Goal of improving the health of communities Humana serves
Press Release

Goal of new approach: Co-create communities where leadership, culture and systems work to improve and sustain positive health outcomes for their residents by focusing on social determinants of health – such as asset and financial security, food security, and social connection

Rescuing and Repurposing Bikes: Republic Services' Rachel Klein Receives Community Leadership Award

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Republic Services of Idaho Business Development Manager, Rachel Klein, was recently recognized with the COMPASS-Leadership in Motion Award by the Community Planning Association of Southwestern Idaho. The COMPASS award is given by the mayors and commissioners in the area to deserving professionals and individuals that display leadership and give back to the community.

Walking the Talk: How Nestlé USA is Tackling Obesity

Yes, we’re reformulating our foods and beverages and encouraging healthier choices, but we’re going even further to provide support for a healthier workforce
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By Veronica, Manager of Benefits Strategy and Excellence at Nestlé

America’s obesity epidemic won’t be solved by any single agency, non-profit, or even a progressive company like Nestlé USA. We understand that no one-size-fits-all solution exists, yet realize we can play an important part in moving the needle on obesity.

Design for Wellness: Strategies to Unite Health & Design

by Madeleine Evans
Blog

Design can be about many things: beauty, symmetry, color - but one of the most powerful elements of building and space design is the opportunity to impact and improve the health and well-being of people. Through thoughtful design choices like strategic placement of drinking water stations, selection of non-toxic materials and lighting that aligns with the body’s circadian rhythms, designers can be ambassadors for public health, a mission that we wholeheartedly believe in.

With Growing Community Garden Initiative, Teen Tackles Hunger and Obesity in Missouri

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Sophie Bernstein always wanted to grow her own garden. At 12 years old, she was looking for a meaningful project to complete for her bat mitzvah – something that would serve a larger purpose and help the community. Sophie realized she had the perfect opportunity to start her garden, while also benefitting others by donating the crops that her garden produced to the local food bank. She had no idea where that project would take her.

CBS “Courage in Sports” Features the Arrow Quintum, Paralympians With Purpose

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Arrow Electronics presented “Courage in Sports” on CBS over the weekend. The documentary-style U.S. television program features inspiring stories of athletes who have overcome adversity. This year, “Courage in Sports” showcased the Arrow Quintum—five paralympians with a common purpose to push their own limits and inspire the next generation.

The Secret to Aging Well

By: Lorna Donatone
Blog

I just turned 60. It’s an interesting age.

Passed the years of fearing the “F’s” (The Big 40 & 50), I have found this birthday easy to embrace. I’m more confident and knowledgeable and less insecure about the march of time across my limbs. I am ready to grow with age, not fight it.

Part of this is maturity, part anticipation of senior discounts and part from the insights I benefit from in my line of work.

Sodexo Emphasizes the Importance of Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo, a company focused on Quality of Life, has proudly supported the MCM Kids Run since 2003
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and a partner to the United States Marine Corps, joined forces with that organization last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is an annual lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money. Sodexo has sponsored the event since 2003.

Wellness at Whirlpool

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — When Cynthia Small was hired to work at Whirlpool Corp. as a nurse practitioner, the idea of having a health professional on-site was a relatively new idea for the appliance maker.

Six years later, Small is now one of eight HealthWorks team members who provide support for more than 4,000 employees at Whirlpool’s 12 Southwest Michigan locations.

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