The potential of high-performance workplaces for boosting worker productivity, health, and creativity: A comparison between WELL and non-WELL certified environments (2023)

Recent research of 1403 post-occupancy evaluation surveys from 14 open-plan offices (10 WELL-certified and 4 uncertified) in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong found benefits related to satisfaction, health, productivity, and creativity may be achieved by following the WELL building standard.

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The potential of high-performance workplaces for boosting worker productivity, health, and creativity: A comparison between WELL and non-WELL certified environments (2023)

This recent Australian research conducted in high-performance workplaces compared WELL and non-WELL certified spaces, with occupants in WELL certified spaces more satisfied with 20 out of 23 physical environment features. Visual privacy and access to the outdoor environment were key predictors for productivity, and layout and interior design for creativity

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2023 State of Workforce Well-being Poll

This report reveals how U.S. workers perceive employer backed investments in their health and wellbeing. Employees believe health and well-being support should involve DEI initiatives, a welcoming culture and health first factors in the workplace. More than 8 in 10 full-time employees agree that supporting the health and wellbeing of employees is a “must-have” for companies and is linked to their productivity.

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Q&A Blockbuster: Ergonomics in a hybrid world

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It’s fair to say hybrid working is here to stay. The genie is out of the bottle so to speak. This blockbuster with Dr Sara Pazell, Managing Director, ViVA Health at Work and John Rutherford, General Manager, Ergoworks explores how we can physically set up employees for success from an ergonomics perspective – where mobility and flexibility are now key.

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Q&A Blockbuster: Creating spaces that enhance employee wellbeing

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The role the built environment can play in employee wellbeing has never been more evident or important. And without question, COVID-19 has raised the stakes. In this Q&A Blockbuster with Ken Fong, Acoustics and Healthy Buildings Consultant, Arup we discuss how putting employee wellbeing at the heart of design as we navigate the future of work will be key, including how the WELL Building Standard™ can help create spaces that enhance – rather than hinder – employee wellbeing.

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Another day NOT at the office: How to design thriving workspaces for work and home

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It’s fair to say hybrid working is here to stay. The genie is out of the bottle so to speak. So, what does this mean from a workspace design perspective? How do we entice employees back to the office and for what purpose? And why are some workplaces still reluctant to embrace a more flexible and agile way of working? (“but it worked so well before” they say).

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Is menopause the missing life stage in your workplace wellbeing strategy?

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Why talk about menopause at work? This webinar explores the upsides as well as the challenges for women, how menopause affects work and vice versa, what women say they want, and practical first steps for workplaces to put menopause on their agenda. Don’t miss this important conversation.

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Work as a prescription for well-being: A human-centred design approach to achieve “Net Positive”

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There is a constructive social movement underway and that is to design work for health, well-being, and productivity. When work is designed well – psychologically, socially, and physically –it can serve as prescription for health and well-being. Ultimately, it’s about making work more human-centred. This seminar will provide you with real-life examples of (human) lifecycle ergonomics – from recruitment and hire to retire and beyond.

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