Incentives

Wellness Programs: The data, the impact, and the case for bikes

Wellness perks and programs have become a mainstay for corporations everywhere, from the conditional — like discounts on premiums for employees who score well on health assessments, to gentle nudges — like voluntary group fitness at work or workplace meditation rooms. Learn how to make the case and incorporate bikes!

Incentivizing Clif Bar Employees to Ride

Why do people opt to drive their cars to work when the price of gas is high and the hours behind the wheel are many?

The Bike Pathway for Low Carbon Companies

Since transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the US—most of which come from cars—the path to saving our home and (quite frankly) our lives is to change how we get around.

Incentive Programs

Are Bike Commuters Healthier?

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To an employer, health means a productive workforce, a critical element in generating goods and services that create a profit. Think of a healthy workforce like the grease in a well-oiled machine. Without it, the engine will wear rapidly, overheat, seize and quit. Investments in employee health are critical and can be analyzed as any other element of production, based on ROI.

Bicycles as Employee Gifts

Two years ago, Ikea did something revolutionary (quite literally). They gave every one of their 12,400 U.S. workers a bike as a holiday gift.

Ikea Gives 12,400 US Workers a New Bike

I'm sitting in my office at Bikes Make Life Better World Headquarters, at my Ikea desk, looking at my Ikea bookcase, rifling through papers in my Ikea file cabinet when the following message pops up on my computer: "Ikea Gives 12,400 US Workers a New Bike"