Commitment 4: Continued
IFBA members also extend their commitment to health and wellness to their workplace through a variety of employee wellness programs:
- In the U.S., The Coca-Cola Company’s Live Positively programme is focused on education, environment and motivation, and includes initiatives focused on energy balance between nutrition and exercise, stress and medical conditions. The company offers a fitness centre, fitness centre reimbursements, step and stair programs, on-line coaching and condition management and incentives which reduce employee’s medical premium costs, and physicians and nurses on site at HQ campuses. Similar Live Positively programs run outside of the U.S. with a focus on fitness and nutrition.
- All of Ferrero’s production centres have a health service with preventative advice and all employees are invited to attend workshops on nutrition. In Mexico, Ferrero’s program, “Contigo en Equilibrio” provides its employees and their families with free medical and nutritional advice, with the objective of promoting physical and emotional healthy lifestyles. Participants are assessed and provided with individual nutritional advice in for the form of a diet regime and improvements goals. The programme is supported with informational materials on nutrition and physical activity and workshops on “emotional balance” and stress management.
- Grupo Bimbo’s “Healthy Company Program” encourages all associates and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle inside and outside the company, through health insurance incentives for nutritional counselling or gym memberships, on-site fitness centres or recreation areas, courses, talks, and publications on weight loss and nutrition, and a “Healthy Cafeteria” program offering healthy menus in all cafeterias and dining rooms.
- Kellogg’s “Workplace Wellness Programme” encourages healthy behavoirs among its employees by fostering a culture of health. The wellness strategy includes a variety of programmes, tailored to meet local needs, that help employees and their spouses/domestic partners achieve healthier lifestyles through: biometric screenings, health-risk assessments, exercise and weight-loss challenges, flu shots, on-site fitness centres, ergonomic evaluations, nutrition initiatives, disease management and lifestyle management coaching, a dedicated health education portal, and incentive awards. The company has been recognized as a Great Place to Work and by the American Heart Association as a Start! Fit-Friendly Company.
- Mondelēz International aims to provide employees with information and options that support a balanced, active and healthy lifestyle. The company offers several wellness resources including fitness, lifestyle and nutrition information: it also offers Lifestyle Improvement programmes on stress management, weight management and smoking cessation. Fitness and/or sports facilities are available at most locations and cafeterias provide better for you options and nutrition information.
- Nestlé was an early signatory of the “Call to Action” on workplace wellness in March 2008. Over 95% of surveyed Nestlé markets around the world either have workplace wellness programmes in place or under development, including the “Wellness4Me” programme at Nestlé’s headquarters in Vevey. These are diverse in nature, but in general, they provide nutrition information (in 65%–80% of sites), fitness centres (about 50%) and free water (90%). Nearly all sites (96%) have preventive medicine programmes.
Unilever’s award-winning “Lamplighter” employee program aims to improve the nutrition, fitness and mental resilience of employees. Read More >
PepsiCo’s workplace wellness programme, “HealthRoads,” helps employees develop and sustain healthy behaviors and make informed health care decisions through fitness and nutrition programmes.
Mars is committed to giving its Associates the tools and resources to take care of themselves and their families, tailored to meet local needs.