AZ wins Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2014 Healthiest Employer Award


Laura Hepp

12 June 2014

As one of our strategic priorities, AstraZeneca aims to be a great place to work—fostering a patient-focused and science-driven culture that attracts, develops and retains skillful employees. On Thursday, June 5, Philadelphia Business Journal honored AstraZeneca’s commitment to happy, healthy workers with the 2014 Healthiest Employer award for global organizations with over 5,000 employees. The award recognizes AstraZeneca’s strength in six categories: culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis.

AstraZeneca’s company culture integrates a voluntary health and well-being program that focuses on emotional health, physical activity, and nutrition and weight management. We offer individual health assessments and personalized strategies while encouraging employees to know their numbers, assess their risk, take action and motivate each other. Uniting the notion for patients, employees and the community alike, AstraZeneca works towards improving health and building a stronger global community.

AstraZeneca’s work environment has accumulated many accolades over the years including Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers and Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. To read more about our accomplishments in workplace excellence, click here.