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About the Gold Standard

CEO Roundtable on Cancer

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to eliminate cancer by reducing the risk of cancer, enabling early diagnosis, facilitating access to the best treatments and accelerating discovery of novel and more effective anti-cancer therapies.

Our Members are action-orient chief executives working collaboratively to improve cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment in their corporations and communities.

CEO Cancer Gold Standard™

The Gold Standard is workplace wellness accreditation program developed by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer that encourages and celebrates organizations committed to reducing the risk and burden of cancer among employees, families, and communities. The Gold Standard offers an evidence-based framework for organizations to provide a healthier workplace by focusing on cancer risk reduction, early detection and high-quality care.

The online Gold Standard Accreditation Application requires organizations to demonstrate their health benefits and workplace culture, including extensive, concrete actions in five key areas known as the Five Pillars:

The Gold Standard is based on the latest scientific evidence and evolves to ensure the framework that promotes the adoption of the best benefits and policies to maximize positive health outcomes for employees, families and communities.

Over 200 private, non-profit and government organizations, large and small, from diverse industries, have earned Gold Standard accreditation, including the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training, and many NCI- designated cancer centers.

There are no membership costs or fees associated with becoming a Gold Standard organization.

Download: Gold Standard Fact Sheet