3M Cordova Teams Offer Fitness, Weight Loss Programs
Since 2004, 3M Cordova has promoted employee health and fitness through sponsorship of healthy lifestyle challenges. Each year a theme is developed to promote the benefits of physical activity, healthy weight, team building, enthusiasm, and friendly competition. Consistently throughout these challenges, there has been an overall participation level of over 30 percent of the plant population.
In 2010, 3M Company partnered with Shape Up the Nation, Healthier You Challenge. Approximately 33 percent of our employees participated in this 12-week corporate fitness challenge to encourage healthy living. Our site was pleased to be recognized as first-place winner in the retention rate category.
3M Cordova Supports Active 3M Club
All employees and retirees are members of 3M Club which sponsors a number of family activities, including an annual picnic, Halloween party, and a wide variety of sporting and other local events.
Engaged 3M Cordova Employees
3M Cordova employees are engaged in numerous plant activities including an 80-member Emergency Squad, safety teams representing every area of the plant, numerous Lean Six Sigma teams, and healthy lifestyle teams to name just a few.
3M Cordova Employees and Families Participate in ‘Sharing Tree’
Over the past fifteen years, many 3M Cordova employees have participated in “Sharing Tree,” a program which provides Christmas gifts to children in the surrounding three counties. Participation is employee driven, and the 3M Club contributes as well. In 2010, 3M Cordova employees and their families provided gifts to 175 area children.
3M Cordova continues to generously support United Way through monetary and time donations. In 2010, 3M Cordova employee donations to United Way increased 11 percent over 2009. Within 3M, Cordova continues to be above average in giving and participation.
3M Cordova has an active Recycling Program in place. Recycled items include low density polyethylene, mixed loose paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic bottles, and office paper. We continue to be proactive in our initiatives to look for additional ways to reduce the amount of poundage sent to the landfill.