Eaton Named a 2017 Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles®; Recognized Fifth Consecutive Time for Workforce Health and Well-being Programs


Date: September 28, 2017

CLEVELAND … Power management company Eaton today announced it has been recognized among the 2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles®.  The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of 425 large U.S. employers, honored Eaton for having one of the best workforce well-being programs in the nation at the National Business Group on Health’s Fall Conference held in Washington, DC.

Eaton is among 48 U.S. employers that received the 2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award.  Eaton received a Gold Award for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment through its Powering You to Live Well program. This marks the fifth consecutive year Eaton has received a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award. 
 
“Eaton is committed to improving the health and wellness of our employees around the world,” said Doug Grossman-McKee, Eaton director of health and welfare. “Our wellness strategy is focused on helping employees make healthy decisions. We are proud of the progress our global wellness teams are making and we’re thrilled to again be recognized by the National Business Group on Health for our efforts.”

Eaton’s Powering You to Live Well program is based on five pillars of wellness: eat healthy, manage stress, get fit, be tobacco free and know your numbers. Globally, Eaton believes that its wellness strategy promotes a healthier, more productive workforce and enables the company to be an employer of choice.

“We are delighted to recognize Eaton for their innovative approach to employee, family and community health and well-being,” said Brian Marcotte, president and CEO of the National Business Group on Health. “Eaton is among an elite group of employers who are embracing well-being as an important part of their workforce strategy and working to construct a culture that promotes productivity, engagement and happiness.  We congratulate Eaton and their leaders.” 

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’s mission is to keep its membership on the leading edge of innovation, thinking and action to address health care cost and the delivery, financing, affordability and consumer experience with the health care system.  Business Group members, which include 73 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.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com..
 

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