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Office Wellbeing Facts and Figures

Some perceive that investment in health and wellbeing has a relatively low yield. Statistics illustrate this is false. Recent studies show that the return on investment for workplace wellness programs is $3-$5 on average for every $1 invested.
Harvard Business Review.

“The healthiest Australian employees are almost three times more productive than their unhealthy colleagues.”
Medibank Private November 2005, The Health of Australia’s Workforce.

PricewaterhouseCoopers research on workplace wellness programs have shown a 3-to-1 return on investment. “There are quantifiable benefits from using wellness programs to attract and retain talented, healthy employees.“The economic case for prevention is overwhelming”.
Simon Leary, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the UK firm of PwC and Health Research Institute Leader for United Kingdom/Europe.

With people spending 80% of their time inside, houseplants are more important than outdoor plants… We can change health, welfare and business with plants.”
Nursery & Garden News February 2010, HAL Reporting on Project Investments, Jonathon Read, Plants for People representative (Plants to the Rescue conference)

“Andrew Smith’s 2008 research at the University of Liverpool (England) showed plants halved CO2 levels and led to a 50% sickness reduction in offices.”
Nursery & Garden News February 2010, HAL Reporting on Project Investments, Jonathon Read, Plants for People representative (Plants to the Rescue conference)

“We now have a science of happiness, which we know is not just … the pleasant life but also involves living the engaged life, the meaningful life and this is being applied in workplaces.”
Dr. Timothy Sharp CEO, The Happiness Institute

It is recommended that plants be used in the work environment to help alleviate Sick Building Syndrome characteristics – you need only 1 plant for each 10 square metres!
Workcover of NSW

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