Sanofi US Recognized with a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award by the National Business Group on Health

Jun 25, 2015 11:30 AM ET
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(L-R) Dr. Mike Sokol, Vice President, Employee Wellness, Sanofi US; Nuala Culleton, Director, Employee Wellness, Sanofi US; Brian Marcotte, President, National Business Group on Health

June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, honored Sanofi US for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging their workers and families to maintain healthy lifestyles.

Sanofi US was among 64 U.S. employers that received the 2015 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the National Business Group on Health’s Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being. Sanofi US received a gold Award for the multifaceted approach of its health and wellness program, Health in Action. This marks the third year Sanofi US has received an award.

“I am proud to work at a company that empowers employees and family members to prioritize their health through a multitude of on-site and off-site resources,” commented Dr. Mike Sokol, Vice President of Employee Wellness at Sanofi US.

The goal of Health in Action is to create a culture of health by promoting a healthy work environment and providing employees with the tools and resources to manage their health along the entire healthcare continuum. These resources include health dining options, physical activity resources, on-site health services and lifestyle management coaching.

Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, commented:  “We congratulate Sanofi US for being among an elite group of companies that are making a difference every day in improving the health and overall well-being of their employees and families. Sanofi US and its leadership team are to be commended for their commitment to promoting healthy work environments and for their innovation in developing outstanding programs for employees that encourage good health and well-being.”

Winners of the “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” awards were honored in one of two categories: Platinum, for exemplary workplace well-being programs, cultures and results; or Gold, for creating cultural and environmental changes that support employees in their lifestyle and behavior changes

About Sanofi

Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme. Sanofi is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).

About the National Business Group on Health®

The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers' perspective on national health policy issues and helping companies optimize business performance through health improvement, innovation and health care management. The Business Group leads initiatives to address the most relevant health care issues facing employers today and enables human resource and benefit leaders to learn, share and leverage best practices from the most progressive companies.   Business Group members, which include 71 Fortune 100 companies, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit