Summary of how three large companies (Aetna, Intel and Keurig Green Mountan) have started to embrace mindfulness in the work place, the reported improvements by participants and questions around how to startup a mindfulness program at in a corporation.
- Aetna had a 12 week course resulting in much lower healthcare costs. Trial with 239 employees, now expanding.
- Intel, have a 19 session course call Awake@Intel, starting in 2012. Qualitative improvements such as decreased stress, increased happiness.
- Green Mountain saw reduction in workplace injuries.