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Impact, New Research

Health: The New Driver of Business Value

Revenues, profits, and cash flows: These are common concerns for chief financial officers (CFO) conducting business across sectors and geographies. Historically, workforce health has not featured among the top concerns for CFOs and other C-Suite executives, including the chief executive officer (CEO) or chief operating officer (COO). For many companies, this is changing. Workforce health...

Brett Tromp, Chief Financial Officer, Discovery Health | Jun 30, 2016
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Impact, Our Point of View

Vitality walks the walk … and not just to be active!

The Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces recently hosted the 4th Global Healthy Workplace Awards & Summit on June 7 at American University in Washington, DC. Dr. Derek Yach, Vitality’s Chief Health Officer, was slated to present the keynote – but that’s not the only reason we were psyched to attend. Months earlier we applied for...

Jonathan Dugas | Jun 28, 2016
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Impact

Placing Health at the Heart of Sustainability: Lessons from the Environment

In 2000, the United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced the establishment of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a unique organization dedicated to collaborating with businesses across sectors to promote responsible practices. At the launch, Kofi Annan outlined nine guiding principles for responsible businesses that focused on human rights, labor standards, and the environment. Anti-corruption...

Gillian Christie & Derek Yach | Jun 23, 2016
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Our Point of View

Wearables Weekly

Wearables Weekly Brought to you by Sarah Kunkle and Gillian Christie, Wearables Weekly is a weekly newsletter highlighting noteworthy stories and leading insights into wearable tracking devices and other personalized health technologies. Please contact gchristie@thevitalitygroup.com if you are interested in receiving Wearables Weekly every Monday morning in your inbox. Latest Newsletter - Wearables Weekly: June 20,...

Gillian Christie and Sarah Kunkle | Jun 20, 2016
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Caring for Mother Earth: The link between planetary health and population health

World Environment Day is an opportunity to reflect on the mounting evidence on the reciprocal relationship between the health of our global agricultural system and population health, which makes it clear that we cannot continue to neglect global planetary health. A long-term vision of healthy and productive populations requires re-envisioning how we sustainably grow, deliver,...

Gabriela Seplovich | Jun 5, 2016
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