International Corporate Health Leadership Council Blog

Millennial Health Engagement

The generation termed ‘millennials’ is made up of individuals born in the years from about 1980 to 1997. A year ago, the US Census Bureau noted that millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest living generation in the United States. For this reason, it is imperative that healthcare providers fully understand how millennials’ view […]

Physical and Social Environment: The Impact on a Company’s Global Culture of Health

The physical and social environment of an organization greatly contributes to an overall culture of health and is critical to successful implementation of health focused programs. Research from Aldana and others (Marzec et al., (2011)) suggests that leadership support combined with a supportive physical environment and health focused policies are fundamental components for a […]

Employee Engagement: The Benefit to a Company’s Global Culture of Health

Engaging employees in an effort to create a company-wide culture of health can be a struggle. Engagement in general is difficult due to many factors. The World Health Organization workplace model places worker involvement in the center of the model along with leadership emphasizing the important role of employees in culture of health efforts. An […]

Statement from Rachel Nugent on latest ICHLC white paper

The following statement was provided by Rachel Nugent, Ph.D., Vice President, RTI International:

“Aging and new health challenges are global phenomena with major impacts on the world economy. The examples provided by ICHLC members of how to understand these challenges and improve the well-being of their employees is a testament to innovation and forward-thinking. By […]

Statement from Juan Sobalvarro on latest ICHLC white paper

The following statement was provided by Juan Sobalvarro, International Monetary Fund:

“In today’s globalized economy, fostering a Global Culture of Health should be a regular part of any organization’s daily business operations. The ICHLC’s paper clearly articulates why it is imperative that global organizations who want to increase employee engagement in their wellness initiatives need […]

Leadership Engagement and a Company’s Global Culture of Health

A company-wide culture of health must make health a priority in all areas of the organization and must offer employees opportunities to be healthy and practice healthy behaviors regardless of geographic location. Leadership engagement at all levels is essential for this transformation to occur and can play a role in both shaping and maintaining […]

The Protection and Promotion of Good Mental Health

According to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 5% of the working age population have a severe mental health condition and a further 15% have less severe mental health conditions. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has previously reported that almost 10% of persons at least 12 years of […]

By |February 6th, 2017|ICHLC|0 Comments

Overcoming Challenges for Culture of Health

Aging and new health challenges are global phenomena with major impacts on the world economy. The examples provided by ICHLC members of how to understand these challenges and improve the well-being of their employees is a testament to innovation and forward-thinking. By extending healthy work lives of their global employees, they can create a […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|ICHLC|0 Comments

Nurturing a Culture of Health

In today’s globalized economy, fostering a Global Culture of Health should be a regular part of any organization’s daily business operations. The ICHLC’s paper clearly articulates why it is imperative that global organizations who want to increase employee engagement in their wellness initiatives need to nurture a Culture of Health. By sharing the experiences […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|ICHLC|0 Comments

A Global Perspective on Culture of Health in the Workforce

It has been so wonderful to watch the health and wellness industry embrace the importance of a culture of health in the workplace as well as more broadly. Organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Health Enhancement Resource Organization have included culture of health research on their agendas and the body of […]

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