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National Business Group on Health Honors Campbell as One of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

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Campbell Recognized for Promoting a Healthy Workplace

CAMDEN, N.J., Jun 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of large
employers, honored Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) for its
commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and
encouraging employees and families to support and maintain healthy

Campbell was among 66 employers that received the 2010 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. Campbell received a Gold Award for its
comprehensive approach to promoting healthy lifestyles. This marks the
fifth year Campbell has received an award.

“Campbell values our people, and we want employees to take charge of
their health,” said Nancy Reardon, Chief Human Resources and
Communications Officer, Campbell Soup Company. “Wellness is important
when it comes to our people. We have steadily increased our focus on
health and wellness both in the workplace with innovative programs and
benefits designed to improve the well-being of employees and their
families and in the marketplace with our leading portfolio of healthy
products, such as lower sodium soups, sauces, beverages and breads.
Investing in wellness programs not only helps Campbell to control costs
as health care prices increase but also provides immeasurable benefits
to our employees.”

Campbell takes a comprehensive approach to promoting healthy lifestyles
by integrating its benefit program designs with worksite wellness. The
company offers a broad range of services, including: Medical Decision
Support(TM), traveling health station tours, Your Life Resources (a
confidential service managed by Aetna that helps employees and their
families balance the demands of work, life and personal issues), health
risk appraisal, lifestyle management coaching, worksite wellness,
smoking cessation, preventive care coverage, disease management, and an
annual award recognizing employees who have made and sustained healthy
lifestyle choices.

“We are delighted to recognize Campbell for its innovation and
commitment to providing lifestyle improvement programs designed to
encourage healthier lifestyles for their employees,” said Helen Darling,
President of the National Business Group on Health. “Campbell and its
management team recognize just how important a healthy workforce is to
increasing productivity and controlling health care costs, and we
congratulate them on receiving this award.”

Winners of the BestEmployers for Healthy Lifestyles
awards were honored in one of three categories: Platinum, for
established workplace well-being programs with measurable success and
documented outcomes; Gold, for creating cultural and environmental
changes that support employees who are committed to long-term behavior
changes; and Silver, for employers who have launched significant
programs or services to promote living a healthier lifestyle.

Campbell’s health programs are nationally recognized. In addition to
being honored by the National Business Group on Health, Campbell also
has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) as a “Fit
Friendly Company.”

About Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked
snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a
portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge
Farm,” “Arnott’s” and “V8.” Through its corporate social responsibility
program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace,
in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell
is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones
Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit

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 providing practical
solutions to its members’ most important health care problems. The
Business Group helps drive today’s health agenda while promoting ideas
for controlling health care costs, improving patient safety and quality
of care and sharing best practices in health benefits management with
senior benefits, HR professionals, and medical directors from leading
corporations. Business Group members, which include 63 Fortune 100
companies, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S.
workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company
Anthony Sanzio (Media)
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