Stepping up workplace wellness efforts to boost staff productivity, morale

2024 · 05 · 26

The drive worldwide to boost workplace wellness, which is gaining momentum, ensures a win-win situation for companies and employees.

In Singapore, steps have been taken to create healthier offices, such as a new Green Mark scheme by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).

"Wellness in the workplace is fast becoming a priority for landlords and tenants across Asia-Pacific," said a report by real estate services firm Colliers International released last week. Besides clean air and suitable lighting levels, initiatives the report recommended include using technology to show pollutant levels through air monitors. The report noted that savings from wellness initiatives in India were up to US$20 billion (S$27 billion) last year.

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Adapted from The Straits Times 19 March 2019