Is Sustainability the Key to a Highly Effective Work Environment?

Apr 7, 2010 8:29 AM ET

Taiga Company Blog

The Environmental Protection Agency recently reported that Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors (at work and home).  The study went on to reveal that a sustainable work environment can play a significant role in daily and long-term health.  While many people we work with have taken action at home, few have applied the same sustainable lifestyle passion to their work environment.  

What is preventing most individuals from addressing change at work?  The answers most often come down to the company and its culture.   Our sustainability consulting visits with organizational leaders seeking to address these issue by implementing business sustainability programs focused on the value of a sustainable work environment.  By raising organizational eco awareness, promoting communication, and taking specific action on indoor issues, businesses can directly contribute to the health and productivity for their employees.   Click here to continue reading.