CSC Recognized as a Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association
News Release -- July 03, 2012
FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 3 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has been awarded Gold Level Achievement for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2012 Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program.
CSC received the recognition by the AHA’s ”My Heart. My Life.” initiative for offering employees physical activity support, providing healthy eating options at the worksite, promoting a wellness culture and achieving a workplace of overall wellness. The judging was based on the nine criteria outlined by the AHA related to physical activity, nutrition and corporate culture.
In addition to recognizing CSC’s support for good nutrition and well-being, the award highlights CSC’s Global Get Fit Challenge, which took place from September 2011 to January 2012, and involved 66 global teams of more than 1,300 CSC employees overall in a friendly competition tracking their steps of physical activity. During this competition, CSC employees walked more than 564 million steps while building team camaraderie and engagement.
“We are very pleased to be included as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Company,” said Susan Pullin, vice president of Corporate Responsibility, CSC. “We support healthy living for our employees and this validates our efforts to make fitness a priority by encouraging our employees to get out and walk. We’re encouraged to see that employees continue to conduct walking meetings to this day.”
The AHA Fit-Friendly Companies program is a catalyst for positive change through integrating employee wellness efforts into daily office routines, and highlights companies that have made the health and well-being of the employees a priority. For more information on the Fit-Friendly Companies initiative, or tips for incorporating more physical activity into the work day, visit the AHA’s Wellness in the Workplace website.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 98,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.9 billion for the 12 months ended March 30, 2012. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.