Infographic: Employers Commit to Wellness Despite Economic Hard Times

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

87 percent of global employers believe it’s their role to manage worker health, according to the latest report from Buck Consultants. Employers cite their commitment to promoting health and wellness as a business strategy and show continued desire to expand health promotion initiatives.

The report, “Working Well: A Global Survey of Health Promotion and Workplace Wellness Strategies” found that employers, regardless of location, identified improving worker productivity and reducing presenteeism as one of their top wellness program objectives. As health promotion takes its place as a top consideration among drivers of profitability and performance, an increasing number of organizations recognize their role in managing employee health — 87 percent in 2012 vs. 75 percent in 2010.

Employers and wellness

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