KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global insurance broker and employee benefits consultant Lockton Companies, was just recognized as one of the Top 100 Healthiest Places to Work. Sponsored by the independent corporate wellness research and data analysis firm Healthiest Employers, the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award program honors employers of all sizes, regions and industries.
Lockton Companies ranks number 40 on the list.
Healthiest Employers recognized Lockton as an organization that has adopted vital corporate wellness practices, demonstrates strategic thought leadership and vision regarding the company's role within the broader healthcare environment, and exhibits a deep insight into its workforce.
Lockton's leadership team and benefits committee brought the company to acclaim by educating Associates, and promoting and rewarding healthy behaviors, such as positive biometric outcomes, management of chronic conditions, and participation in disease management programs and fitness activities. In addition to improving the health of its Associates, Lockton strives to serve as a healthy example for its clients, encouraging them to also embrace a culture of wellness.
"To be leaders in helping our clients realize the importance of employee engagement as it relates to managing their overall wellbeing, we began with our own Associates," said Glenn Spencer, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton Companies.
Scoring for the Healthiest 100 list encompasses a two-part methodology which integrates a company's Healthiest Employer Index with the data provided in a Strategic Wellness Assessment.
Lockton Companies is honored to share the award with several clients as well as other Kansas City-based organizations and clients committed to creating a sustainably healthy workplace. For the full list of companies recognized by Healthiest Employers, please visit http://healthiest100.com/h100-full-list.
More than 4,950 professionals at Lockton provide 35,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, and employee benefits consulting services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates has awarded Lockton its Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For five consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance."