International Corporate Health Leadership Council Blog

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 […]

Behavioral Incentives for Baby Boomers

Did you know: Baby Boomers experience more and more chronic health issues like diabetes and high blood pressure, yet 9 out of 10 of these adults have trouble using everyday health information. Without clear information and an understanding of the information’s importance, people are more likely to skip necessary medical tests, end up in […]

From Swine Flu to Ebola to Zika: Global Health Security & Your Organization

One of the top priorities of the G7 world leaders is the risk of global outbreaks that impact world security.  Ebola and Zika are the latest examples.  Organizations too, have an obligation to be prepared to deal with these complex and challenging threats.  So what does it mean to be prepared, and how much […]

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