Campbell Soup Company Recognized by National Business Group on Health for Promoting Healthy Workplaces and Lifestyles
CAMDEN, N.J., May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was honored by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers focused on innovative health care solutions, for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles.
Campbell was among 65 U.S. employers that received the 2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the NBGH Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being. Campbell received a Gold Award in recognition of the company’s efforts and success in promoting healthy lifestyles. This marks the eighth year that the company has received an NBGH award.
“At Campbell, our holistic approach to employee well-being features specially-designed programs and resources that are relevant and valuable to our employees,” said Bob Morrissey, Campbell’s Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are proud to foster an environment that enables our employees and their families to create and sustain healthy behaviors.”
Campbell offers a variety of innovative healthcare resources to help employees and their families thrive at work, at home and in their communities. Employees are encouraged to participate in programs called “Nourish Your Health,” which offer a comprehensive approach to promote well-being through a blend of preventive care and disease management services. These include opportunities such as on-site screenings, health coaching and Medical Decision SupportTM services that provide free, independent and expert advice on an array of medical conditions and topics. Campbell also recognizes employees who practice healthy behaviors and encourage colleagues to do the same.
Helen Darling, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, commented, “We are proud to honor Campbell for its ongoing commitment to providing lifestyle improvement programs that encourage healthy lifestyles for their employees. Campbell is among an elite group of organizations that are leading the way to promoting healthy workplace and lifestyles. Campbell and its management team should be proud for their commitment to their program and we congratulate them on receiving this award.”
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including "Campbell's," "Pepperidge Farm," "Arnott's," "V8" and “Bolthouse Farms.” Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com and https://twitter.com/CampbellSoupCo.
About the National Business Group on Health
The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit, membership organization of large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to their most important health care and related benefits issues and to being the voice for large employers on national health care issues. The Business Group, whose 363 members include 66 of the Fortune 100, identifies, develops and shares best practices in health benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. Business Group members provide health coverage for more than 55 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.