Greenery and Work

A summary of the positive effects of greenery on well-being in working environments

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Abstract

Greenery in and around offices and other working environments is good for both the indoor and outdoor climate, and has a positive effect on the health and general well-being of employees and visitors. It aids concentration, helps reduce stress and increases staff productivity. This document provides information on the benefits of greenery in relation to work and well-being, including references to scientific literature. It concludes with some tips on how to ensure the successful and beneficial inclusion of greenery.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Well-being
Working environment
Employees
Climate
Inclusion
Staff
Health
Productivity

Keywords

  • offices
  • work
  • climate
  • health
  • well-being
  • stress
  • stress tolerance
  • labour

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