Support and Nurture People
On average, 9 percent of a company’s investment is in its real estate, and 90 percent in its workforce. A low-carbon approach to interiors is a responsible way of safeguarding and leveraging both investments.
Improve Health and Wellness:
Low-carbon interiors rely on minimal materials, low-VOC finishes, Red List-free products, as well as energy and water strategies that have a low impact on natural systems. All these measures support occupant wellness and health, improve engagement, and lower absenteeism.
(Dig deeper with the Healthy Building Network’s Bill Walsh, video from Metropolis Perspective symposium)
(Dig deeper with the AIA A&D Materials Pledge)
Contribute to Global Wellbeing:
By helping to address climate change, companies can have an impact on larger public health outcomes, helping keep communities around the world healthier and happier.
(Dig deeper with the CDC’s “Climate Effects on Health”)
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