Chinese employees spend approx. 45 hours every week in an office space.
Work stress, take-away food in plastic boxes and bottled water are all factors that can contribute negative to the well-being of both people and our planet. Workplace sustainability goes far beyond switching light bulbs and turning down the thermostat. A sustainable office space has both environmental and social dimensions.
Given that great deal of time spent at the office, workplace sustainability and wellness are becoming prioritized topic for many companies. Organizations are expected to confront these challenges – but how?
SwedCham is proud to invite you to an event that bring together professionals and experts to deliver hands-on experience that will maximize work life well-being from three approaches; waste reduction, smarting recycling and mental health. This event is highlighted with an on-site tour around EF's beautiful and innovative workspace in Shanghai from which you can draw inspiration of how to build a life hacking office.
Alizée Buysschaert, Founder of Zer'0Waste Shanghai
The Zero Waste Journey started as a personal challenge but quickly transformed into a larger movement in Shanghai. Alizée started by teaching workshops (DIY compost bin, Cleaning products, ...), but later was able to work with larger institutions to make an impact and work towards a more sustainable and green way of living. Alizée has led over 80 workshops in Shanghai and worked with over 10 companies towards the circular economy.
Nitin Dani, Founder & Director of Green Initiatives
Green Initiatives has organised over 500 events since its inception in 2009 attended by over 25,000 people, including Shanghai's longest running monthly sustainability forums. In November 2016, it was awarded Shanghai's Most Innovative Nonprofit by AmCham Shanghai, an organisation that has a 100-year history in the city, for reducing barriers for organisations to participate in CSR.
Ans Hooft, Specialist Stress Counsellor of Lifeline
Ans Hooft is a Life Coach / Specialist Stress Counsellor / Job Coach from the Netherlands. After 20 years in HR and recruitment in The Netherlands, China and South Africa she decided to focus on one-on-one coaching. She has a private practice in Shanghai since 2011. She is also a volunteer with Lifeline Shanghai, the anonymous, confidential English-language helpline and online chat service.