Community Health and Economic Prosperity: Engaging Businesses as Stewards and Stakeholders - A Report of the Surgeon General

Published By
CDC Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy

This report is intended for a business audience to help convey the importance of community health to the bottom lines of businesses and the health of the economy. It highlights the U.S. health disadvantage and the importance of strengthening communities and improving the health of residents, and offers recommendations for how businesses can address the U.S. health disadvantage by engaging with and investing in communities, while creating value, lowering business costs, and improving the health of employees and other stakeholders.