Workforce productivity improves with green buildings, says WorldGBC

Workforce productivity improves with green buildings, says WorldGBC

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is launching a major global project which aims to help define the health and productivity benefits of green office buildings, writes Edie.net.

According to the WorldGBC, organisations are beginning to understand the business benefits of greener, healthier buildings and with 85% of a company’s costs spent on salaries and benefits, it says that even modest improvements to staff health and productivity can have a dramatic impact on organisational profitability.

Citing recent GBC studies, the Council found that up to 11% gains could be made in productivity from improved ventilation, while up to 23% gains could be achieved in productivity from improved lighting design.

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