Cincom has achieved the Health Champion Designation from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes companies and organizations that inspire and encourage organizational well-being and is part of the Association’s Wellness Lives HereTM initiative.
“Cincom understands the importance of wellness to our employees, their families and the company as a whole. We’ve worked hard to develop partnerships within the community to promote wellness education internally and have engaged employees with a number of new healthy living initiatives. It’s an honor to be acknowledged by the American Diabetes Association for all the effort we put forward into creating a healthier workplace,” said Lori Laux, who oversees the Cincom Wellness program.
To qualify for the Health Champion Designation, a company or organization must meet the healthy living criteria in three areas:
- Nutrition and Weight Management: Five of the 11 criteria options such as offering healthy food choices, promoting nutritional information and providing healthy vending options.
- Physical Activity: Four of the ten criteria options, such as participating in the physical activity events of the American Diabetes Association, facilitating walking or biking to work, encouraging taking the stairs, and others.
- Organizational Well-Being: Having an organizational smoke-free policy and three more of the 11 criteria options, such as having a designated wellness program coordinator, committee or representative for staff/members, and integrating health information into internal communications, among others.
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes® and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Since 1940, our mission has been to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information, about Wellness Lives Here and the Health Champion Designation, please visit diabetes.org/wellnessliveshere.