Social Determinants: Full Guide


June 15, 2021

Addressing social determinants of health - the circumstances in which people are born and live - is a business and moral imperative.

Addressing social determinants of health—the circumstances in which people are born and live—is a business and moral imperative. It is time for large employers to look beyond individual behavior modification and consider ways that benefits and well-being initiatives can be expanded to address the underlying conditions that impact the health of employees and their families.

This Business Group on Health resource is for benefits and well-being leaders who are passionate about making a meaningful change in their organization and beyond.

This resource covers the following:

  • What social determinants of health are and how to strategically align them with business priorities;
  • Actions you can take to identify the social needs of employees, connect them with community resources and fill gaps with internal benefits and programs; and
  • Information that will a deepen your understanding of seven prominent social determinants impacting vulnerable employees today with actionable solutions for employer implementation:
    • Income
    • Health Care
    • Transportation
    • Food Access and Insecurity
    • Childcare
    • Housing
    • Racism

Social Determinants of Health: Full Guide

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