For reducing burnout and greenhouse gas emissions—the four-day work week could be the key.
For the health of people and planet, people are reevaluating relationships with work and productivity, and pushing for a 4-day work week.
“No one on his deathbed ever said, ‘I wish I had spent more time on my business,’” said lawyer Arnold Zack to his friend with a cancer diagnosis. The quote has since been repeated by uncountable people who relate—that their life is about more than their time at the office.
“Employers understand they can work differently, employees recognize they want to work differently, and everyone realizes they can and should advocate,” explains Charlotte Lockhart, co-founder and managing director of the non-profit 4 Day Week Global.
The organization’s goal is reducing working hours while maintaining pay to prioritize the wellbeing of workers, the planet, and business success.
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