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Employer Investments in Well-being Programs
This infographic illustrates the highlights of the NBGH/Fidelity Investments 10th Annual Employer-Sponsored Health and Wellbeing Survey.
May 9, 2019
What's Next for Brexit? Webinar Presentation
Breaking down the implication, outcomes and uncertainty of Brexit for multi-national employers from the British consult.
Apr 5, 2019
Creating an Award Winning Global Well-being Strategy: Health, Balance and Finances at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
This webinar presentation provides insights and helpful tips for completing the Best Employers and Global Distinction award applications as well as JPMorgan Chase's empowering well-being strategy and their tips and approaches to applying for and winning the Best Employers award.
Feb 12, 2019
2019 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-being Global Distinction Application
Feb 5, 2019
Holistic Well-Being and Mental Health: Learning from Chevron Corporation
The Global Business Group on Health spoke with Chevron's Global Health and Medical team to learn more about the well-being programs they manage and the company's focus on positive mental health.
Dec 5, 2017
Developing a Culture of Well-Being: Learning from Merck Canada
The Global Business Group on Health spoke with Virginia Peddicord, Director, Employee Population Health and Violette Berberian, Wellness Lead for Merck Canada, Inc. to learn how the company incorporates well-being into every facet of its business culture.
Nov 29, 2017
Developing a Healthy Site Accreditation Program: An Interview with American Express
The Global Business Group on Health interviewed Cecilia Garcia Schinkel, Director of Global Strategic Health and Well-Being for Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean about her experience rolling out American Express' Healthy Site Accreditation Program.
Nov 29, 2017
Hepatitis B and Moms-to-Be
Provides mothers an overview on Hepatitis B and pregnancy, and promotes pre-natal and post-natal preventive care.
Aug 19, 2017
Know HBV: What Every Asian and Pacific Islander Should Know about Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer
Provides employees an overview on Hepatitis B, and promotes preventive services, treatment, and non-discrimination.
Aug 19, 2017
The Business Response to Hepatitis B: An Action Guide for Managers
Provides an overview on Hepatitis B and actionable strategies for employers on Hepatitis B screening, vaccination, and treatment.
Aug 19, 2017
Partnering for Employee Health: Addressing Hepatitis B (HBV) in the Workplace – A Toolkit for Employers
This toolkit, which was developed by The Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, provides practical steps and educational materials to promote employee health and develop sound hepatitis B practices and policies.
Jul 21, 2017
Achieving a Healthy Workforce Worldwide - Business Drivers for Wellness Globally
This report presents a business case for developing corporate-sponsored employee wellness programs globally.
Jul 5, 2017
Achieving a Healthy Workforce Worldwide - Guiding Process for Corporate Global Wellness Initiatives
The Business Group developed this document to help large global employers develop a corporate, worldwide strategy for wellness and health promotion.
Jul 5, 2017
Global Distinction: What's new in 2017?
This presentation outlines the 2017 application for a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Global Distinction award and the process involved in applying.
Mar 1, 2017
Eaton's Global Wellness Programs
This presentation outlines Eaton's global wellness strategy and its application in Mexico.
Feb 7, 2017
Promoting Health & Wellness Worldwide: Eaton's Success in Mexico
This webinar introduction provides information about the 2017 Best Employers for Health Lifestyles®: Global Distinction application and introduces speakers from Eaton Corporation.
Feb 7, 2017
2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Global Distinction Application
Feb 2, 2017
Eaton's Progress Promoting Health and Wellness in Mexico
This case study reviews Eaton's strategy for promoting the health and wellness of employees globally. It also details how efforts in Mexico were tailored to address the needs and preferences of employees.
Jan 19, 2017
Behavior Change Communication Best Practices
This presentation outlines best practices in global health communication.
Dec 31, 2016
Health Behavior Theory and Model Overview
This presentation outlines various theories and models of health communication that large employers can use to discuss health and wellness with their global workforce.
Dec 31, 2016
Health Promotion in a Global Context
This presentation outlines specific challenges employers need to address in their global health communication efforts.
Dec 31, 2016
Tackling the "new big three" obesity, stress and sleep
Recording of the presentation by Janis Davis-Street outlined Chevron's well-being strategy that targets obesity, stress and sleep to "keep the healthy healthy and decrease disease."
Nov 2, 2016
Developing and Sustaining a Tobacco-Free Workforce: An Interview with Ingersoll Rand
This case study explores the Ingersoll Rand Company's journey to being tobacco free around the world. Topics addressed include developing, rolling out and sustaining a global policy prohibiting tobacco use at work (in corporate locations and company-owned vehicles).
Sep 20, 2016
Comments to Agencies on Expatriate Health Plans and Other Benefits
The Business Group, in response to the DOL's, IRS's, and HHS's proposed regulations regarding ACA rules applicable to expatriate health plans and other benefits, submitted comments encouraging the agencies to maintain compliance flexibility for employer-sponsored group health plans.
Aug 9, 2016
Public Policy Webinar: Regulatory Update on Expatriates, Nondiscrimination Rules, and Other Topics
During this webinar, we provide an update on regulations and guidance affecting group health plans, including proposed regulations on expatriate health coverage and excepted benefits; regulations on nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability; and mental health parity guidance.
Jun 24, 2016
Agencies Issue Proposed Rules for Expatriate Health Plans
Recently, federal agencies issued proposed regulations covering various topics, including ACA rules for expatriate and inpatriate health plans; supplemental health insurance; travel insurance; hospital indemnity and fixed indemnity insurance; and short-term, limited-duration insurance.
Jun 22, 2016
Affordable Care Act & Expatriate Coverage
Debbie Harrison from the National Business Group on Health provided an update on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) guidance on expatriate coverage.
Jun 14, 2016
Promoting Wellbeing Globally at American Express: Communicating Health Living 2.0
American Express ’ Healthy Living program is a key aspect of the company’s efforts to develop a worldwide culture of health that is deeply embedded in organization-wide business DNA, linking good health and good business performance.
May 19, 2016
Balancing Global and Local: Health Promotion at IBM Corporation
This Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles(r) Global Distinction case study addresses how IBM promotes their vision of health globally by leveraging the talents of their international health service teams and vendor partners to meet global and local needs.
Feb 3, 2016
How Johnson&Johnson Continues To Enhance Its Culture of Health
This document provides a case study of the governance structure for Johnson&Johnson's Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Global Distinction winning wellness strategy.
Feb 1, 2016
Negotiation Tips for Mainstreamed HIV/AIDS Coverage
At this time, HIV/AIDS is excluded from private insurance plans in many locations outside the United States. This paper outlines points employers should keep in mind as they converse with insurer partners to expand coverage for HIV/AIDS.
Jan 29, 2016
Balancing Global and Local: IBM's Health Promotion Strategy
This presentation addresses IBM's strategy of promoting employee health, wellness and wellbeing globally.
Jan 19, 2016
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (R) Global Distinction: 2016
This presentation outlines the 2016 application process and cycle.
Jan 19, 2016
Well-being at Unilever: Understanding the Lamplighter Feedback Loop
This case study highlights Unilever's Lamplighter program which provides a framework for addressing employee health and well-being globally. Lamplighter is part of the company's global medical and occupational health strategy and aligned with Unilever's Sustainability Living Plan. One key element of the program is a scorecard upon which country wellness and well-being efforts are measured. In 2015, Unilever won a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Global Distinction Emerging Market award.
Dec 24, 2015
Releasing Energy to Enhance Engagement and Drive Performance
Julia Brandon, Ph.D., and Ron Joines, M.D., presented on GlaxoSmithKline's approach to employee resiliency and engagement enhancement.
Sep 9, 2015
Prevalence of Stress and Depression in Select Countries
This Numbers You Need chart includes data on the prevalence of stress and depression in various countries around the globe.
Apr 17, 2015
Risk Factors Driving Medical Claims Globally
This Numbers You Need chart contains data on the health risk factors that are driving medical claims in different regions around the globe.
Apr 17, 2015
The Cost of Health Benefits Administration, by Country
This Numbers You Need chart looks at the cost of health benefits administration among different countries.
Apr 17, 2015
Medical Trend Exceeds Inflation Globally
This Numbers You Need chart contains data on medical and general inflation across all the regions of the world.
Apr 16, 2015
Seven Universal Concepts in Wellness
The document outlines seven universal attributes or actions that are common found in successful corporate wellness or health promotion programs regardless of geography, culture or language.
Feb 1, 2015
Designing Global Health and Wellness Programs
Breakout session notes from the 2015 Employers’ Summit on Health Care Costs and Solutions held in Washington, DC. In this session, employers shared their top solutions for creating culturally relevant health and wellness programs in countries outside of the United States.
Jan 27, 2015
Designing Global Health and Wellness Programs
Breakout session notes from the 2015 Employers’ Summit on Health Care Costs and Solutions held in San Leandro, CA. In this session, employers shared their top solutions for creating culturally relevant health and wellness programs in countries outside of the United States.
Jan 14, 2015
The Dow Chemical Company's Global Wellness Journey
This slide deck outlines the evolution of Dow Chemical's global wellness programs.
Dec 16, 2014
Employers’ Response to Ebola Outbreak
This report summarizes employers' approaches to address the Ebola situation in West Africa and the U.S.
Oct 30, 2014
ExxonMobil Preparedness and Response for Ebola Outbreak
Dr. Malick Diara of ExxonMobil presented on his company's response to the Ebola outbreak
Oct 15, 2014
Understanding Dow's Wellness Journey in China and Around the World
The Dow Chemical Company has a comprehensive wellness program with the mission of protecting and optimizing the health and productivity of the workforce. The data-informed, globally integrated program allows local flexibility in order to consider the specific needs and cultural differences of Dow’s various employee populations. The company has been providing and refining its employee health promoting efforts in China since 2006.
Oct 14, 2014
Four Years On: Insights from the Global Distinction Awards
This document presents lessons the National Business Group on Health has learned during its first four years (2011-2014) of recognizing corporate best practices in global wellness.
Jul 21, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Canada
Tobacco Use and Cessation in Canada
Jun 19, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Brazil
Tobacco use and cessation in Brazil
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Mexico
Tobacco use and cessation in Mexico
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Russian Federation
Tobacco use and cessation in the Russian Federation.
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: South Africa
Tobacco use and cessation in South Africa
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: UAE (Dubai)
Tobacco use and cessation in the UAE (Dubai)
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: United Kingdom
Tobacco use and cessation in the United Kingdom
Jun 2, 2014
Global Tobacco Use and Cessation Resources
Global Tobacco Use
May 28, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: China
Tobacco use and cessation in China
May 28, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: India
Tobacco use and cessation in India
May 28, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Japan
Tobacco use and cessation in Japan
May 28, 2014
How Health Care Reform Affects Global Employers, Expatriates
Neil Tanner and Elaine McCarthy of Cigna explain how recent and future regulations will impact global employers and their globally mobile employees; including, timing and impact of key ACA provisions for global employers, and insights for navigating the changing environment of reform both in the US and abroad.
Jan 22, 2014
Connecting Corporate with Local: Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson is committed to investing in the health of its employees to promote a happier, more engaged and productive workforce. This case study examines how the company balances the wellness needs, objectives and drivers of both corporate and local in its global policies and programmatic efforts.
Jan 14, 2014
Leveraging Data to Promote Wellness Globally: An Interview with Eaton
In 2010, Eaton launched Powering You to Live Well, a global wellness initiative aimed at removing traditional barriers to wellness and providing employees and their families with the resources they need for good health. Collecting and analyzing data has been an integral part of that process.
Jan 14, 2014

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