Business and Industry

STRATEGY 4
Professional and scientific societies should develop and advocate for policies that promote physical activity in workplace settings. (BI-4)

TACTICS:

Create a policy resource that highlights applicable policy considerations and provides examples of best practices and resources for promoting physical activity in the workplace. (BI-4.1)

Objective: By 2020, establish a resource that provides access to (inter)national examples of corporate best practices in action. (BI-4.1.1)

Recognize and reward organizations that are exemplary examples of innovative and best practices for promoting physical activity in the workplace. (BI-4.2)

Objective: By 2020, create a corporate “Healthy and Active Award” that highlight innovation in promoting physical activity. (BI-4.2.1)

Develop and make available a toolkit that provides guidance on the process for policy implementation and enforcement in the workplace setting. (BI-4.3)

Objective: By 2020, create a resource on policy considerations for physical activity at the workplace accessible to organizations that provide guidance on implementation and process. (BI-4.3.1)

Use legislative, regulatory, and organizational priorities to develop policy agendas that promote employer-sponsored physical activity programs and healthy environments (physical, psychosocial and cultural, socio-economic) while protecting individual employees’ and dependents’ rights. (BI-4.4)

Educate and engage business and industry leaders regarding their role as change agents to promote physically active and healthy lifestyles within the workplace and throughout all levels of society. (BI-4.5)

Objective:

  • By 2020, establish partnerships with executive leaders who make physical activity and healthy living a priority for their organization and the community. (BI-4.5.1)
  • By 2020, establish identify and highlight educational programs that integrate physical activity into curricula for leadership development. (BI-4.5.2)

Recruit key business and industry leaders to play central roles in influencing their peers and other decision-makers in their communities and at state, national, and global levels. (BI-4.6)

Objective: By 2020, establish partnerships with executive leaders who make physical activity and healthy living a priority for their organization and the community. (BI-4.6.1)

Advocate for the integration of physical activity promotion in existing leadership development curricula at business schools and continuing education programs for executives throughout the country. (BI-4.7)

Objective: By 2020, establish identify and highlight educational programs that integrate physical activity into curricula for leadership development. (BI-4.7.1)

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