OPINION: In Florida, safe workplaces start with leadership

Workplace safety is more important now than ever. Between 2011 to 2018, Florida ranked 34th in the nation with 1,950 workplace fatalities, and nearly 28% of those fatalities occurring in construction alone. As chair of the Florida Chamber Safety Council and corporate safety leader with NextEra Energy, it’s been my experience that great safety performance […]

Guest column: Sustainability steward urges Florida businesses to change their mindset

Florida’s population is estimated to grow by 4 million by 2030. This growth provides tremendous opportunities to businesses in our state, but it also comes with increased risk to Florida’s fragile ecology. There is considerable opportunity for Florida businesses to communicate a message that they prioritize certain efforts beyond just revenue and profit.  After all, […]

Wellness is about so much more than health | Commentary

Health is defined as the absence of disease. Don’t you think it is odd to describe something as the absence of something else? Health is so much more. Wellness is a state of being in good health and it needs to be an actively pursued goal, not just the fact that something bad has not […]

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