Press release from Business Wire
Campbell Soup Company Recognized by National Business Group on Health for Promoting Employee Wellness
Thursday, June 09, 2011
CAMDEN, N.J. (Business Wire) -- Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was honored by the National Business Group on Health, 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 48 U.S. employers that received the 2011 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award at the Leadership Summit. Campbell received a gold award for its comprehensive approach to promoting healthy lifestyles. This marks the sixth year Campbell has received an award.
"Nourishing the health of our employees is an essential component of Campbell's commitment to wellness in the workplace," said Nancy Reardon, Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, Campbell Soup Company. "Campbell's innovative health programs and benefits offer our employees and their families a variety of ways to achieve and sustain a healthy lifestyle. We work to create a culture that exemplifies healthy living, and the outcomes are good for the Company and our employees."
Campbell takes a comprehensive approach to promoting healthy lifestyles by integrating its healthcare benefit programs with worksite wellness. The company offers a variety of worksite wellness programs, such as: Medical Decision Support,TM a program that offers employees in-depth, personalized and current information on medical conditions, as well as concierge services, health assessments, lifestyle management coaching, smoking cessation, and preventive care coverage, among other programs. Campbell also started an annual award program to recognize employees who have made and/or sustained healthy lifestyle choices.
Helen Darling, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, said, "We are very pleased to honor Campbell for its ongoing commitment to providing lifestyle improvement programs that encourage healthier lifestyles for their employees. Campbell and its management team should take pride in understanding the importance of promoting and maintaining a healthy workforce. We congratulate them on receiving this award."
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global 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" and "V8." 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.campbellsoup.com.
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 325 members include 66 of the Fortune 100, 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.
Campbell Soup Company
Juli Mandel Sloves