(3BL Media) Camden, NJ - June 29, 2012 - Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was honored by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers focused on innovative health care solutions, for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles.
Campbell was among 66 U.S. employers that received the 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the NBGH Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being. Campbell received a Platinum Award, the highest level of achievement, established by the organization to recognize healthy weight, healthy lifestyle programs with measurable success and documented outcomes. This marks the seventh year that the company has received an NBGH award.
“Campbell believes in designing programs and providing resources that are relevant and valuable to our employees,” said Bob Morrissey, Campbell’s Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are proud to cultivate a culture of health for our employees and their families.”
Campbell takes a comprehensive approach to promoting the well-being of employees and their families. The company offers an array of integrated, targeted resources, tools and services from preventive care and ongoing health coaching to disease management services. This includes programs such as Medical Decision Support,TM which provides free, independent and expert advice on a broad a range of medical conditions and topics. Campbell also recognizes and celebrates employees who practice healthy behaviors and encourage colleagues to do the same with its annual Healthy Lifestyle award.
Helen Darling, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, commented: “We are very pleased to recognize Campbell for its ongoing commitment to providing lifestyle improvement programs that encourage healthy lifestyles for their employees. Campbell and its management team should be proud for their dedication and recognizing the importance of promoting and maintaining a healthy workforce. We congratulate them on receiving this award.”
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including "Campbell's," "Pepperidge Farm," "Arnott's" and "V8." Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoup.com.
About the National Business Group on Health
The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit, membership organization of large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to their most important health care and related benefits issues and to being the voice for large employers on national health care issues. The Business Group, whose 345 members include 64 of the Fortune 100, identifies, develops and shares best practices in health benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. Business Group members provide health coverage for more than 55 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.