The US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are hosting ten forums around the country as part of a Better Health Through Economic Opportunity campaign. The forums will leverage the influence of local and regional businesses to empower healthier individuals and communities through the areas of education, employment, and income. Join prominent business leaders for a forum about leveraging the power of business to create a healthier Denver. The forum will feature:
Health and Wellness
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we care about the health and wellness of American communities.
Two-Year Campaign Will Engage Businesses in Community Wellness
Data insights are helping to perfect obesity prevention programs in Denver, Camden, Philadelphia and Oklahoma City.
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Join Corporate Citizenship Center for a webinar to discuss its most recent research, Aligning Communities: How Four Cities Are Preventing Obesity. The report examines community-based obesity prevention programs in four specific communities: Camden, New Jersey; Denver, Colorado; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The webinar will explore how those programs work, and what companies have, and can, do to take an active role in those programs.
Businesses across the country are working to create healthy communities. To further strengthen the business community’s role in obesity prevention programs, the U.S.
Building on a $500 million commitment made in 2007, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has recently announced a renewed pledge, bringing the total to $1 billion. The impressive sum will be aimed at reversing the childhood obesity epidemic.
AUSTIN - "What is our moonshot?" Austin's medical technologists realize that their city is on the precipice of being a leader in the healthcare space. A new medical center is opening up. An innovation district is coming along. Capital is appearing and talent is plenty.