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73 percent of corporate leaders believe customers are attracted to sustainable companies
Sustainability branding is valuable currency. A study by McGraw Hill Construction found that 73 percent of corporate leaders expect to attract and retain customers as direct result of their sustainability efforts. McGraw Hill Construction (2010). Green Outlook 2011: Green Trends Driving Growth.
42 percent of consumers are willing to pay extra for products and services from sustainable companies
Green branding also affects sales. A 2013 Nielsen survey found that 42 percent of consumers were willing to pay extra for products and services produced by companies committed to positive social and environmental impact.
Employee recruitment and retention
Millennials want to work for companies making a positive contribution to society
For companies that want to recruit the best and brightest Millennials, a 2014 Deloitte survey of 240,000 Millennials found that they "want to work for organizations that foster innovative thinking, develop their skills as leaders and make a positive contribution to society. But many Millennials find business lacking in these areas."
Only 31.5 percent of employees are engaged at work
According to a 2014 Gallup poll, only 31.5 percent of U.S. employees are “engaged” at work. Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace. Over 50 percent are not engaged and 17 percent are actively disengaged. Workplace programs that engage employees, like green teams, increase enthusiasm and commitment which in turns improves employee productivity.
When employees work in healthy buildings they are more productive.
Increased access to daylighting, improved indoor air quality, and control over the temperature of an individual's workspace are just some of the ways to improve physical health and mental focus.
27 percent reduction in headaches
16 percent more productive
10-25 percent better mental function and memory recall
18-25 percent reduction in allergies and asthma