Over the past year, health and safety leaders in the retail industry have had to adapt quickly, not only to keep stores running, but also to ensure they are doing so safely. “Navigating the pandemic is like changing the tires on a moving car,” said one of the retail Health and Safety Managers. Many retailers found themselves getting creative with business models. Grocery stores implemented in-store safety measures to keep their doors open while other retailers shifted to filling online orders in-store to relieve stress on distribution centers.
Hotel Business is pleased to announce it has joined forces with Delos, a wellness real estate and technology company, to launch a series of virtual educational sessions as part of the Hotel Business Hot Topics platform.
Mark your calendars and be sure to register for the upcoming sessions! The events and topics are scheduled for the following dates and times (all EST):
May 14, 12:30-1:30 “Consumer Expectations: Restoring Confidence in the Travel Experience”
June 4, 12:30-1:30 “New Norms: What to Expect With Post-Pandemic Travel”
Every mom deserves the highest-quality prenatal care. But many underserved pregnant women don’t have access to the care they need.
The United Health Foundation has committed a $2.6 million grant to Touro University Nevada (Touro) to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for approximately 1,700 underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.
Funding will also be applied to initiatives that reduce maternal health disparities and grow the state’s OB-GYN and family medicine physician workforce.
UnitedHealth Group’s Rocky Mountain Health Plans has announced a $30 million commitment to address important health issues in Colorado. Funds will be used for youth mental health support services which, according to America’s Health Rankings, has been identified as a need in the state. In addition, funds will be invested in education to help grow and diversify the future health workforce.
In this episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Markus Stripf, SpoonGuru, Georgie Altman, Google and Emma Burton, Price Waterhouse Cooper to find out more about a new report recently published by their respective companies. “An Appetite for Opportunity”, examines how consumers are increasingly making choices based on goals ranging from healthier living and ethical consumerism to greater convenience and stricter budgeting. Tune in to find out more about the findings of the report, and the implications and opportunities for the consumer goods industry.
Alongside the The STARR Coalition, we recognize the need to support mental health research. Scientific, evidence-based mental health research is essential. To learn more about our commitment to supporting mental health clinical research and how to take actionable steps, visit: https://bit.ly/3bSkreC
In the third instalment of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives Employee Experts Conversation Series, Hellen de Leeuw, Program Director Benefits at Ahold Delhaize, delved into associate wellbeing in the retail space. Hellen addresses associate wellbeing from different angles, why it is so important, why it is worth placing at the top of business agendas, and how COVID has shaped the workforce of the future.