Many of us see the benefits of being environmentally friendly. And as we change our shopping habits and adapt our lifestyles to incorporate eco-friendlier behaviours, we’re also incentivising businesses and industries to go greener, too. Our homes are a great place to start. We all have some degree of control over our living spaces even…

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Trying to move towards an eco-friendlier lifestyle can seem overwhelming. Few of us realise the implications our fast-moving and disposable lifestyles have on the environment until we’re forced to take inventory of it. Everything from the holidays we take, to the food we eat, the products we buy; even the way we shower has an…

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 Companies don’t always take responsibility for the physical health of their employees, but maybe they should. Increased productivity is just one of the benefits that exercise has on workers.  Reducing the impact of presenteeism is another. According to the British Heart Foundation,  businesses that invest in the physical and mental health of their employees could…

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What is Presenteeism? Presenteeism is when employees go to work when they’re feeling unwell. Debra Lerner, professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, told the Harvard Business Review that presenteeism was about “…people hanging in there when they get sick and trying to figure out ways to carry on despite their symptoms,”. This will often impact productivity.  The website E-days…

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Employees with a greater sense of wellbeing are more productive and businesses are more profitable when employees are happy and engaged in their jobs. That’s why companies should pay attention to it, but how do you measure workplace wellbeing? There are several different ways to measure workplace wellbeing Use anonymous surveys to ask employees what…

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What is Employee Wellbeing (and why is it important?) Employee wellbeing used to be synonymous with physical safety: the prevention of accidents and the reduction of harm in the working environment. But the idea has evolved. Now employers are focusing attention on the mental and emotional wellbeing of their employees.   Common sense tells us…

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Good intentions don’t pay the bills.   Luckily, the benefits of sustainability in the workplace can go beyond an environmental impact. One of the biggest misconceptions is that sustainability means giving something up or spending more for the greater environmental good. It can make eco-friendly business practices harder to sell to company bosses. But whilst…

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Sustainability.   It’s one little word that keeps rippling through the business world. Your company may already be embracing it. Maybe it’s not. But consumers aren’t the only ones becoming more eco-conscious. Employees (and prospective employees) are too.     We all have a responsibility to be eco-friendlier. That’s as true for CEOs of billion-dollar companies as much as…

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woman riding RE:GEN electricity generating indoor bike

It sounds like a stupid question. Most people are familiar with exercise bikes. Or they at least understand the basic principles: that it’s a piece of exercise equipment common both in homes and in gyms. The resemblance between an indoor bike and a road bike is also clear (as are its differences, it’s fixed in…

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Yes. Actually, you’re just in Time. Energym has just launched the RE:GEN on IndieGoGo. The RE:GEN is an electricity generating bike. It’s designed for everyone from the fitness beginner to the professional athlete. It’s for anyone looking to create a sustainable exercise routine at home. The idea behind power-generating exercise equipment isn’t new. At its…

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