Humana has won a Platinum award from the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville. This is the fourth year in a row the company has been awarded this highest distinction. In addition, Humana won the prestigious Fleur De Lis Award for extra-large companies, scoring 100% on a CDC scorecard.
The awards are based on the nationally recognized Worksite Wellness Scorecard created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Companies earn points for “proven health promotion strategies in the key areas of tobacco control, nutrition, physical activity, stress management and organizational support.”
The Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville aims to “foster healthy work environments by acting as the resource for worksite wellness in metro Louisville and facilitating cultures of health among employers.” The organization provides employers with educational activities and resources to develop and grow their wellness programs, with a vision of helping Louisville “become one of the healthiest cities in the country by facilitating a culture of health through the development of sustainable worksite wellness programs, promotion of healthy lifestyles and providing support access to essential resources.” The organization’s mission aligns with Humana’s Bold Goal commitment — improving the health of communities the company serves 20 percent by 2020.