Chinese Employees Need Better Air Quality in Their Work Area
Several companies in China have now found that it is very necessary to spend more money to provide better quality air to its staff within their offices if they want to retain their workforce.
It has been known that air quality in China has worsen in past few year, and the most affected region are the ones located on China’s north and east, including Beijing and Shanghai.
Most of the multinational companies in China have been spending several tens of thousands of dollars to install air filtration systems in their offices. These companies have even installed real-time pollution monitoring devices to keep a check on pollution levels.
It has been found that the International market research company J.D. Power has installed new clean air systems at its Beijing and Shanghai offices, a company executive said.
On the other hand, Auditing firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers and British advertising firm WPP Plc are also making efforts to provide better air quality to its staff.
Shanghai resident Yao Hui said it is very clear, if a company willing to reduce pollution inside its office its means that it is responsible and will have good growth. Hui has decide to leave a Chinese furniture company where she has worked for four months after knowing that her office had highest category of pollution on a measurement device she used.
According to the latest business confidence survey by the European Chamber of Commerce, staff turnover rate in multinational companies based in China is quite high. Air pollution has posed a huge challenge before these companies on how to retain their talent.
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