According to Blue Zones research, people who know their purpose live up to seven years longer than those who don’t. North Iowa employers provide challenging, fulfilling work, and have a proven commitment to worksite wellness.
By creating worksites that use the same well-being principles and support systems as the Blue Zones Project, the business community benefits from the sustained well-being of employees, resulting in improved performance.
Nearly 40 worksites have taken the Blue Zones Project challenge to become certified. They empower employees to collaborate, innovate, and offer superior goods and services. They support employees and their families in feeling their best so they can perform at their best. Changing social norms and environments in the worksites has resulted in a 15 percent improvement in worker well-being, as measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Assessment.
The Chamber’s Worksite Wellness standing committee serves as a resource to local businesses to sustain worksite wellness efforts.