|Day & Time:||Tuesday , October 3, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM|
Corporate Health & Wellbeing
As companies continue to develop their Health and Wellness cultures and incorporate various dimensions of Wellbeing there are natural developments that connect other programs like Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and social impact.
This session will explore the evolving role of the business community in driving health and well-being in the communities they serve. Many businesses believe that their responsibility for health ends at providing health insurance or corporate wellness. However, as anchor institutions in their communities, businesses should support the overall health of all of the people in the areas they serve including employees, customers, suppliers, and the greater community. The session will explore Crowley Maritime’swork to link social, community, purpose and physical activity. This panel will also explore Detroit Regional Chamber’s efforts in driving the business community to be more involved in addressing health disparities and social determinants of health.
The Detroit Regional Chamber recognizes the health of the community as a critical part of creating a vibrant competitive region. Most community health activities were limited to non-profits, foundations, and public health entities. However, the Chamber is launching a program to get the business community more involved in addressing social determinants of health by linking them to organizations and projects that focus on reducing health disparities.
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