Compass Group USA Named 2015 Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles®
CHARLOTTE, NC (June 18, 2015) – Compass Group USA was named as a 2015 National Business Group on Health Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles® for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging their associates and families to maintain healthy lifestyles.
Compass Group USA was among 64 U.S. employers to receive a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the National Business Group on Health. Compass Group USA received a Gold Award for its health and wellness programs, marking Compass’ fifth year of recognition.
The health and wellness of associates is a top priority for Compass Group USA. In addition to a variety of medical, dental and vision plans, Compass’ comprehensive approach to wellness offers associates, spouses/partners and children:
- Health Risk Assessment which provides health guidance as well as a discount towards benefit plans
- Fully covered preventive care which includes annual checkups, physicals, mammograms and certain cancer screenings
- Paid time off to receive preventive care each year
- Online behavioral change programs for tobacco cessation, obesity and stress management
- Condition management for chronic conditions
- Maternity and prenatal support that gives expectant mothers pregnancy-related healthcare information
“At Compass Group, our goal is for you and your family to live well and thrive,” says Bob Kovacs, Compass Group USA’s vice president of total rewards. “Our health and wellness programs offer associates the resources that help create an energized and boundless future.”
Winners of the “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” awards were honored in one of two categories: Platinum, for exemplary workplace well-being programs, cultures and results; or Gold, for creating cultural and environmental changes that support employees in their lifestyle and behavior changes.
About Compass Group
Based in Charlotte NC, Compass Group North America is the leading foodservice management and support services company with $13.6 billion (£8.2 billion) in revenues in 2014. Compass Group USA was recently named one of America’s 500 Best Employers by Forbes. With over 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £17.1 billion in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.
About the National Business Group on Health®
The National Business Group on Health is the nation’s only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers’ perspective on national health policy issues and helping companies optimize business performance through health improvement, innovation and health care management. The Business Group leads initiatives to address the most relevant health care issues facing employers today and enables human resource and benefit leaders to learn, share and leverage best practices from the most progressive companies. Business Group members, which include 71 Fortune 100 companies, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.