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Babson Among Boston Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers For 2016

Babson College is among the finalists for the Boston Business Journal’s sixth annual Healthiest Employers programs. BBJ will celebrate Babson and like-minded employers at a March 31st breakfast event at the Aloft Boston Seaport Hotel in South Boston.

BBJ honored 26 companies for efforts in maintaining and improving employee health.

Boston Business Journal Healthiest Employers 2016

Boston Business Journal Healthiest Employers 2016

“Babson is honored to be among those selected by the Boston Business Journal as the healthiest employers in the region,” said Babson President Kerry Healey. “At Babson, we make the health and wellness of our employees a priority.”

“We are proud to celebrate the companies in Massachusetts that have made it their priority to build healthy workplaces,” said Carolyn M. Jones, Boston Business Journal market president and publisher. “By highlighting these success stories, our goal is that more companies will focus their efforts on strengthening their employee engagement efforts, enhancing their recruiting and talent-retention and lowering their costs of health care.”

The Healthiest Employers finalists are chosen through a rigorous assessment process consisting of 75 scored questions that are completed by the participating companies.

In partnership with the BBJ’s third-party research and survey manager, Healthiest Employers Inc., the Business Journal evaluated nominee initiatives in the following six categories:

Culture and leadership commitment

  • Foundation components
  • Strategic planning
  • Communication and marketing
  • Programming and interventions
  • Reporting and analysis

This year’s finalists, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Accenture
  • I.M Mutual Insurance Cos.
  • athenahealth
  • Babson College
  • Benchmark Senior Living
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Borislow Insurance
  • CA Technologies
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • EMC Corp.
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Gentle Giant Moving Co.
  • Gillette Co / P&G
  • Granite Telecommunications LLC
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Kronos Inc.
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • MaidPro Franchise Corp.
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
  • OMAM Inc.
  • Southcoast Health
  • State Street Corp.
  • Terracon Consultants Inc.
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Wellesley College