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Conclusions from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

Each year in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum hosts their Annual Meeting. This year’s Annual Meeting had the theme of Responsive and Responsible Leadership. Following my return, I wanted to share my conclusions with you from the Annual Meeting and discuss their implications for business and health. There were two overarching conclusions related to...

Derek Yach | Jan 24, 2017
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Improving the Health of Canadians: Vitality Enters Canada with Manulife

In 1946, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Constitution outlined a comprehensive definition of health as: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” This definition of health was later espoused by Canada’s former Minister of Health and Welfare, Marc Lalonde, in 1974. His...

Gillian Christie | Oct 4, 2016
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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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Managing aging and cognitive decline: challenges and opportunities for financial services

It is becoming evident across borders and industries that world population changes are having a serious impact. With a predicted 2.1 billion people over 60 by 2050, significant advancements must be made in order to adapt to a world soon made up – for the first time – by greater numbers of persons over 60...

Dominic Lee and Derek Yach | Feb 29, 2016
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The Gender Divide in Tech: A Leaky Pipeline

Women make up 56% of the US labor force and 51% of the US population. Meanwhile, only 20% of executives in the technology industry are women. The fact that women are often left out of high-level decision-making positions is not new. However, here are three pressing reasons why the technology industry should address this gender...

Gabriela Seplovich and Sarah Kunkle | Feb 23, 2016
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