The American Diabetes Association has recognized us as a 2017 ADA Health Champion for our commitment to healthy eating
LeanBox has achieved the Health Champion Designation for 2017 from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes companies and organizations that inspire and encourage organizational well-being and is part of the Association’s Wellness Lives Here initiative.
”LeanBox is honored that our commitment to making the health and wellness of our employees a priority has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Our goal is to encourage the adoption of healthy habits which will benefit our team members, their families, and our company’s productivity and morale overall,” said Shea Coakley, LeanBox Co-Founder and CEO.
Health Champion Designation criteria
To qualify for the ADA Health Champion Designation, a company or organization must meet the healthy living criteria in three areas:
- Nutrition and Weight Management: Five of the twelve criteria options such as offering healthy food choices, promoting nutritional information and providing healthy vending options.
- Physical Activity: Four of the nine criteria options, such as participating in the physical activity team outings, facilitating walking or biking to work, encouraging taking the stairs, etc.
- Organizational Well-Being: Having an organizational smoke-free policy and three more of the nine criteria options, such as having a designated wellness program coordinator or committee, a contracted wellness company available to staff, or integrating health topics/information into internal communications, etc.
About the American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to stop diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.