Companies that don’t take their environmental responsibilities seriously are less likely to benefit from a productive and motivated workforce, a study has found.
Commissioned as part of Green Office Week, which begins Monday 14th May, the study of 1,000 office workers demonstrates that more than half of the UK’s office workers feel they would be happier and more productive at work if the companies they work for were more supportive of their efforts to be green.
UK workers are twice as likely to be green at home as they are at work and eight out of ten Brits said they were disappointed that their company didn’t lead the way with more green initiatives.
Despite the clear link between being green and being happy, 41% of office workers said they had previously found themselves in an awkward situation with their bosses simply for trying to positively implement green practices at work.
One in ten said they are actively...