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Vic Strecher, PhD, Author of “Life on Purpose,” to Share Designs for “Wellbeing 3.0” at HERO Forum on September 22, 2022

Kumanu’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Vic Strecher, PhD, will be speaking at HERO Forum on September 22, 2022, in Amelia Island, Fla.

Strecher’s session, titled “Wellbeing 3.0: the Personal, Social, and Organizational Determinants of Health,” will help audience members conceptualize a new evidence-based framework that goes beyond the basics to address deeper root causes affecting workforce wellbeing today.

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As Wellbeing Takes Center Stage in Workforce Strategy, Kumanu Launches Capabilities to Combat Burnout and Cultivate Purpose​

Kumanu, the purpose-centered wellbeing company, today announced capabilities to help center workforce strategy on unaddressed factors driving engagement, retention, and better mental health.

The Business Group on Health’s 2023 Large Employer Survey reveals that most leaders now consider wellbeing integral to workforce strategy. Trending needs include Social Determinants of Health, mental health stigma, and rampant burnout.

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Purposeful Experience Enhanced to Fill Growing Gaps in Employee Wellbeing

“The last 17 months accelerated ‘future of work’ talk in leadership meetings and boardrooms around the world. What we see now is a movement to re-center employee experiences on purpose, belonging, and authenticity — root causes of social and emotional wellbeing,” said Vic Strecher, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Kumanu, and a world-renowned expert in the science of purpose and behavior change at scale. “Turning left for wellness and right for behavioral health while ignoring a purposeful culture is a flawed model. Let’s pull things together, starting with employees’ why — the motivations they care about most — and build it into each workday.”

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Future of Work Fuels Kumanu’s Record Growth

“The silver lining in a very difficult 2020 is that a growing number of diverse employers discovered the powerful impact purpose and a people-centered approach to wellbeing can have on their people’s lives and on their ability to retain and bring out the best in their people,” Strecher said. Amid its rapid growth, Kumanu secured a round of Series A funding and launched key partnerships with ProMedica, the Harris Poll, and the South Carolina Hospital Association, among others. It expanded globally to service employees in major markets like the UK, Canada, Australia, the EU, and elsewhere.

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Kumanu and ProMedica Co-launch Solution to Help Employers Identify and Address Employees’ Unmet Social and Economic Needs

Kumanu, a leading purpose-centered well-being technology firm, in partnership with ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated health and well-being organization, announced today the launch of a new employer-focused solution Resourceful. Powered by Kumanu’s PurposeCloud™ platform, Resourceful supports employers by addressing unrecognized Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) issues that can have a profound impact on employees’ quality of life and work.

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