NextEra Energy Honored with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award by
the National Business Group on Health
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 28, 2013
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:
NEE) has been honored for the eighth time by the National Business Group on
Health for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy work environment and
encouraging its workers to live healthier lifestyles.
The company was one of just two Florida-based companies and one of only two
companies in the energy sector to receive the 2013 Best Employers for Healthy
Lifestyles^® Award in the prestigious Platinum category. This designation
honors employers for their "established workplace well-being programs with
measurable success and documented outcomes."Just 27 U.S. employers were
honored by the National Business Group on Health in the Platinum category this
"Adopting a healthy lifestyle improves quality of life at work and at home,"
said Deb Caplan, NextEra Energy executive vice president, human resources and
corporate services. "We believe that the biggest opportunity you have to
improve the quality of your life is to actively improve the quality of your
With 21 years of work-site experience from which to draw,NextEra Energy
provides innovative health and wellness offerings to its employees and covered
dependents through its NextEra Health & Well-Beingprogram. The program offers
comprehensive health and productivity management services to more than 33,000
employees and covered dependents. These services are integrated into the
company's benefit design and focus on five primary categories: health
promotion, fitness, nutrition and weight management, health centers, and an
employee assistance program. The cohesive approach emphasizes the close
relationship between wellness and productivity, and also features initiatives
in safety, absence management and disease management.
Helen Darling, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health,
commented: "We are proud to honor NextEra Energy for its ongoing commitment
to providing lifestyle improvement programs that encourage healthy lifestyles
for their employees. The company is among an elite group of organizations that
are leading the way to promoting healthy workplaces and lifestyles. NextEra
Energy and its management team should be proud of their commitment to their
program and we congratulate them on receiving this award."
About the National Business Group on Health
The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit,
membership organization of large employers devoted exclusively to finding
innovative and forward-thinking solutions to their most important health care
and related benefits issues and to being the voice for large employers on
national health care issues. The Business Group, whose 364 members include 68
of the Fortune 100, identifies, develops and shares best practices in health
benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and
work/life balance issues. Business Group members provide health coverage for
more than 55 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more
information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.
NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with
consolidated revenues of approximately $14.3 billion, more than 42,000
megawatts of generating capacity, and nearly 15,000 employees in 26 states and
Canada as of year-end 2012. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra
Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which
serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of
the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and
NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is
the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and
sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free
electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New
Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. For more information about NextEra Energy
companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com,
SOURCE NextEra Energy, Inc.
Contact: NextEra Energy, Inc. Media Line: (305) 552-3888
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