Leading and motivating employees to do their best typical work for CEOs. Now, some executives also encourage employees to do best for their health.
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Approximately half of cancer deaths can be prevented with simple lifestyle exercise to diet to quitting smoking. These small make a big over the long term, and they can start right in the why dozens of executives are part of CEOs Against Cancer. Founded by the American Cancer Society in 2004, the program has grown to include 220 top-level executives. Most of these CEOs oversee companies with employees, extending cancer prevention to thousands of people worldwide. We spoke with four CEOs about ways preventing cancer in the workplace.
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Hewitt Associates
Detection at Work
HEWITT ASSOCIATES, a human resources consulting and outsourcing company, already advises companies on health care, among other HR-related programs. why joining CEOs Against Cancer was an obvious choice for Russ Fradin. important to get the right messages cancer out just to help ourselves and our employees, but also our he says. Access is key. Afer watching employees drive campus (Continued on page 130)
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