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- Sustainability – trend topic or stategy for the future?
More and more companies are claiming to be sustainable. But customers and potential employees are increasingly well informed and very critical. They want to know who is just making the claim and who is really acting in a climate-friendly way. This is how you successfully communicate a genuine sustainability strategy to set yourself apart from […]
- Motivation is everything
Get startet with the Changers Fit App now Motivation is everything. Because of that we don’t just let the Changers Fit app speak for itself. Indoor posters, roll-ups and floor stickers invite employees to use the Changers Fit app. Any company that uses the Changers Fit app to enhance its occupational health management and make […]
- Tree planting for health prevention and climate protection
The Changers Fit app uses various motivational elements to encourage your employees to adopt healthy behaviors. The tree plantings are particularly popular with users. What many people don’t know is that there is a free tree quota at the start. The number of trees is adjusted according to the number of employees. Those who use […]
- Take off with the new Team Challenges in 2023
Health promotion and climate protection are often close together. In the Changers Fit app, they are two sides of the same coin. If you do something for your own health, you are also doing something for climate protection. At Changers, we want to make this experience even easier and more intuitive for you and your […]
- Mental Illness in focus of Corporate Health Promotion
Mental illnesses are now the most common cause of early retirement, accounting for more than 40 percent. The DAK Health Report 2022 states that mental illnesses are the most common cause of sick leave directly after musculoskeletal disorders. According to the German Federal Ministry of Health, around 15 percent of all days of absence are […]
- Health promotion while sleeping.
Tips for a good night’s sleep in harmony with the inner clock: “Sleep to get well” is a well-known advice. But does it really work? When the clocks are set one hour ahead to daylight saving time, we feel the negative effects of sleep deprivation particularly acutely. Many people then suffer from fatigue, difficulty sleeping, […]
- Effective health promotion and prevention with only 30 minutes of activity per day
We all know that too much sitting is unhealthy. Anyone who sits a lot at work should compensate for this and bring movement into their daily routine. Why is it so difficult to put this knowledge into practice? The biggest motivation killer is unrealistic goals. So here’s some good news for motivation: just 30 minutes […]
- How does a successful climate protection app for cities and municipalities work.
Gamification for more livable cities. The Changers City App activates citizens for municipal climate protection. The Changers climate protection app helps cities become more sustainable through gamification. Climate Coins are collected for CO2 savings and can be exchanged for benefits in local stores and municipal businesses. In this way, you digitize municipal climate protection, promote […]
- Gamification – The motivation makes the game!
Playing is just for kids? Not at all. In Germany, around 34.4 million people play video games. In this article, you can find out how you can use gamification mechanics to live healthier, protect the climate and do good. “First one to the playground wins!” or, “Don’t step on a line until you get home, […]
- Corporate health management in the stress test — health promotion also in the home office
Your corporate health management is put to the test in times of particular stress. Covid pandemic is a tough test for everyone. The health threat grows through: new requirements at work, Restructuring of the workflow, Isolation in the home office or lack of recreation due to restrictions. Questions for your company health management In such […]
- Successful implementation of workplace health promotion
Workplace health promotion has many advantages. This has not been a secret for a long time. As early as 2012, the evaluation of over 60 studies produced reliable figures: Absenteeism can be reduced by 25% with a occupational health management. And productivity also demonstrably increases. Healthier and more satisfied employees also remain loyal to their […]
- Employee motivation — definition, advantages, and measures
Why is motivating employees so important? The Economic Psychology Society has evaluated studies that show that motivating employees has a variety of effects, on the one hand on the performance and health of the individual, but also on the entire company. Motivated employees produce a higher work output, are more innovative, have fewer accidents and […]
- Changers partner of the digital donation bike ride.
We at Changers are happy to be a partner of the PSD Herzfahrt. At the annual PSD Bank Berlin Brandenburg charity bike ride, young and old, sports and leisure cyclists pedal for a good cause. Due to Corona, the PSD HerzFahrt cannot take place on Tempelhofer Feld in 2021 as usual. Therefore, this year’s Herzfahrt […]
- Münster bewegt. Citizens for municipal climate protection.
Update: Münster residents saved 80,000 kg of CO2:DB AG sponsors bicycle service station How it started. On October 12th, the project “Münster moves” by the two startups MOTIONTAG and Changers started. In friendly cooperation with Deutsche Bahn AG, the free app “Münster moves” is rewarded for environmentally friendly mobility. Since the middle of October, the […]
- 10 voucher partners for a green and sustainable Christmas.
Get inspiration for a more sustainable and conscious lifestyle in 2021 At Changers, participants earn valuable bonus points that can be exchanged in the app for tree planting, donation projects, vouchers and in exciting raffles. Our customers can set the premiums themselves. This can be admission to the museum, theater, swimming pool or the discounted monthly […]
- Protect climate — Planting trees with Wells for Zoë
Since the start of our CO2 challenges in 2015, we have combined the participation of our customers with tree planting. Our goal was to combine changes in behavior that only become noticeable in the long term with a concrete impact in the real world. With something that I can touch and that I’m proud of. […]
- How to avoid accidents by safely open the car door
Only one thing helps and the Dutch show us again – opening the driver’s door with the right hand. So the whole upper body has to turn around and you inevitably look through the window to the rear and can react to the bike traffic.
- How it works! | Changers
Saving CO2, doing good for yourself, for others and for the environment. Have fun, be informed and motivated, and also work measurably on common goals. This is the idea of our CO2 fit app. Climate change is such a big problem that many unfortunately believe that everyday behaviour has no impact on the climate. That […]
- Mission green — accomplished!
Sustainability pays off, and not just for future generations. Studies clearly show that companies which act sustainably are also more successful. They have competitive advantages in the market and in recruitment, and also have up to 6% higher profit margins than conventional companies. Changers is designed to support your company in your sustainable transformation process […]
- Walk your Dog CO2-free with Changers.
Companies can exchange their employees’ bonus points in the app for business benefits. These can be meal vouchers, a cycling accessory, a team event or or or. In addition, we as Changers offer companies selected partner vouchers in the premium area. These include, for example, price off vouchers for Garmin fitness trackers, komoot outdoor maps, […]
- Merry Christmas dear Changers!
The very best wishes from the Changers team and myself. Spend a great time with your loved ones in the next days and a great start into the new year 2019.
- Integration of safety instructions in 2019
In 2019, we will expand our editable activities in the Changers CO2 fit app to include occupational safety. This allows your regular briefings on the smartphone via image, text or video. Here’s an overview of all areas in the Changers CO2 fit app.
- 10 interesting surveys on health promotion
What are the most popular sports in Germany and why 25% don’t do any kind of sports? We got to the bottom of this question and compiled the results of various surveys for you. Sport is part of everyday life for many of us. Sport not only makes us more resistant to disease. Sport also […]
- Pedometers, wearables and fitness apps.
How can I measure my tracks in the Changers CO2 fit challenges? What are the best pedometer, fitness trackers or apps? We get these questions more often and have therefore summarized the possibilities for you here. ￼Manual tracking via GPS and START and STOP Changers offers in the app its own GPS distance measurement, which […]
- Changers radically simplifies access to digital solutions in workplace health promotion.
Digital BGM Changers launches Germany’s first SaaS health platform. What only large corporations have been able to afford so far is now available to even the smallest, small and medium-sized companies from as little as €49 per month. With just a few clicks, any company can now set up themselves its own health app “out […]
- Sustainable giveaway at Zukunft Personal 2018
Properly good advertising materials are rare and expensive. Cheap, fast and also screaming conspicuous in order not to sink between all the other fair stuff makes the idea of sustainability in most cases not even arise. Nevertheless, they are there, the sustainable trade fair giveaways and one of them we want to introduce you in […]
- With mindfulness against stress in the workplace – The effects of meditation
A guest post by Annekatrin Nowotny Meditation is good! It calms the mind and acts preventively against stress. It facilitates clear thinking and helps to stay calm in everyday life, to be able to react more moderately and thoughtfully. In my meditations, I often address issues such as mindfulness, (self-) love, self-esteem, and focus. So […]
- Running, cycling, planting trees with Changers
We are very happy to finally give all users of the Changers CO2 fit app the opportunity to plant trees. We have brought together sponsors, founders and tree-lovers, who not only like what we do, but also trade their kilometers on foot and by bike in maples, oaks and larches. It starts with Patrick H. […]
- Our BGM office garden. Feel good in the office.
To cultivate one’s own garden, for one a dream, for the other a horror. I have not made it to the allotment garden or field hero. The memories of the daily duty in the allotment garden of my childhood influenced me too much. Was it always watering, weeding, hooking, raking, airing, fertilizing, collecting, picking … A […]
- Changer’s SaaS healthcare platform is live.
Thank you dear Changers development team. You did great. From now on, our entire application, the apps for Apple iOS and Android, as well as our Global Corporate Challenge website will be available on the web as a SaaS platform. Companies can sign up via the web and configure the Changers CO2 fit app themselves. Playful competitions between branches, […]
- Corporate health promotion also means taking responsibility.
For us, workplace health promotion also means making employees aware of the effects of their own behaviour on the environment. To make you aware that everything we do affects either your own health or the surrounding environment. Anyone who still believes that his plastic bag, his bit of rubbish makes no difference, should imagine multiplying […]
- List of tips on how to enjoy Autumn!
How to enjoy the new season In the Northern Hemisphere, summer is turning into fall and brings cooler weather, colourful leaves and shorter days with it. We have some suggestions, how to fully enjoy this season: Photo by Alisa Anton on Unsplash Be mindful Instead of lamenting summer, consciously prepare for the changing season. Pull your […]
- Win a bike airbag Hövding 2.0 worth 299 Euros
Changers Klima Lotterie November / December 2017 The airbag is designed like a hood and made in an ultra-strong nylon fabric that won’t rip when scraped against the ground. Hövding protects nearly all of the head, while leaving the field of vision open. The inflated airbag covers a much larger area than a traditional cycle […]
- Win Amazon vouchers in the climate lottery
Climate Lottery September/October 2017 is open. This time you can win one out of five 50 Euro amazon voucher. As always one lottery lot costs you 50 ReCoins. This means you have to walk or cycle at least 50 kilometers. The more lots you get, the higher are your chances to win. The drawing of […]
- Intermittent Fasting — The Practical Version
The idea of fasting might well be thousands of years old and is also incorporated in many religions, like fasting before Easter or in Ramadan. There are lots of different ways to fast. When fully fasting, participants drink only water, in other forms they may drink lots of infusions and juice or they only eat […]
- Fit and healthy through the summer
Fresh tips for hot days Long days, high temperatures, mild nights — we are in the middle of summer! So we gathered great tips how to enjoy our favourite season: 1. Drink up. Sufficient hydration is important all year, but in summer we lose even more fluids because of the dry air and sweating. If you tend […]
- The second round of our Climate Lottery with five high-grade fitness tracker.
Hello Changers, first we would like to congratulation the 5 lucky winners of our June Climate Lottery, Ilio, Christoph, Guido, Ole and Nils, who will receive a high-grade fitness tracker. The feedback and your participation for this raffle was that phenomenal, that we decided for the next Climate Lottery for July and August five further trackers. […]
- 9 Tips to easily achieve your fell-good weight
Relaxed to the feel-good weight instead of starving Many people struggle with their weight and want to lose some. It is important, though, to really consider why you want to lose weight. Is it about some beauty ideal or your health? We gathered the following tips for all those who want to live healthier and […]
- Food Additives
Harmless addition or potentially dangerous? Neon yellow jelly sweets, sky-blue ice cream, whole cakes in all colours of the rainbow — that is only possible with artificial colouring. These and other food additives are often labelled with an E number instead of their name. The “E” stands for Europe and indicates that the substance is permitted by […]
- Coffee — vice or health care?
Fascinating facts about our favourite hot beverage For most of us, a cup of coffee is part of a good start of the day, or even the prerequisite. Apart from the treat of the taste, it is consumed for its energizing function. No wonder, experts hotly debate its effects on our health. We gathered some […]
- On the go all day? 3 tips for better eating
3 Tips for better eating You intend to eat more healthy but when things get hectic, you still grab a bite of pizza? No problem, you’re not alone. We have 3 tips how to make it work despite a full calendar: 1. First, chill out. Of course, it is important WHAT we eat. But just […]
- 6 tips for a good start into spring
With these 6 tips you can make it work Especially in spring but also the rest of the year, detoxing seems to be a widespread trend. All the coffee, cigarettes and wine we enjoy can be balanced with a green smoothie, a detox-tea or a whole week of fasting. Lovely if it was that easy. […]
- My CO2 fitness tip for today
Please read the article below and have in mind that this will become the reality of your children and grand children. Consider what they will think about you and your behaviour today as the best informed wealthy European citizen. So why don’t you take at least one action against climate change a day. My CO2 […]
- Win 100 euros in the climate lottery!
Dear Changers, at last, our favourite time has arrived, we can announce the winners of the Changers Climate Lottery for December to January 2017. Tobias, Angelo, and Jo have respectively won a 100 Euros voucher for an investment in a green energy-efficient project of their choosing on www.bettervest.com. We congratulation you very warmly and have […]
- Steve Bannon: ‘We’re going to war in the South China Sea … no doubt’
Es geht doch weder um Krieg führen, Inseln oder geopolitische Strategien. Alles Nebelwerfer um das zu verhindern was Orwell in 1984 klar auf den Punkt gebracht hat. Die Gesellschaft erzeugt in der Produktion von Waren Überschüsse, die in gesellschaftliche Entwicklung gesteckt werden. Wenn man diese Entwicklung zur Freiheit und Selbstbestimmung der Menschen nicht will, weil […]
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- The Changers CO2 fit app for employee motivation.
- Voucher for investment from the climate lottery
This month we are giving away 3 x 100 Euro voucher for an investment in an energy efficiency project of your choice on the crowd investing platform bettervest.com. Bettervest.com is the world’s first crowd investing platform to invest in eco-friendly energy efficiency projects of companies, municipalities and clubs together with many other changers. In return, […]
- Changers climate lottery against climate change.
Use your own CO2 savings to win a bicycle or purchase valuable vouchers. We have significantly expanded the CO2 fit app and are launching a Climate-Lottery in version 3.0. The highlight: You can increase your profitability through sustainable behaviour. Because the lots of cost neither euro nor dollars, but bonus points, which you can earn […]
- On your wheels, get set, go! The Challenge starts.
We cross fingers for the teams from Pfizer Germany. Today they start their challenge around walking, cycling and planting trees. We already got a good glimpse of the trophies waiting for the winning teams. Awesome and very proud to have you in the CO2 fit Challenge!
- Vegetarian is healthy and protects the climate.
Awesome, that you are interested in a vegetarian diet! With this you are fully in line with the current trend. Vegetarian respectively mainly plant-based diets offer a whole variety of healthy benefits: This kind of diet can help you to reduce and normalize your body weight and loose some over-weight. Civilisation diseases as a consequence […]
- No Sugar, No Sweets Today!
Reduce sugar and reward with more flavour ©iStock Sugar is sweet and tastes good — and we all eat far too much of it The World Health Organization recommends a maximum of six teaspoons of sugar a day. We Europeans eat sixteen in average. Although it has long been known, too much sugar makes you sick. Obesity, […]
- Why is drinking enough effective health promotion?
©iStock Drinking enough is an important contribution to health promotion. Our body consists of 50–60% of water and it looses 2,5–3 litres a day via the skin, your kidneys, intestine, and lunge. With our food, we intake approx. 1 litre a day. The difference of 1.5–2 litres should be compensated by drinking beverages, the best […]
- With Changers CO2 fit App straight onto the winners’ podium
Changers won the alternative health award 2016. BKK advita featured Changers for the sustained ecological orientation in their workplace health promotion. We Changers are using our developed CO2 fit App more than a year now. Since then, we are coming to work more often by cycling, walking or using public transport. In monthly challenges we […]
- How Changers digitizes corporate health management
Changers CO2 fit App is inspiring more and more companies for the digital corporate health management. Only fit and healthy employees can achieve 100% at their workplace. Companies realize, that they can take an active part by achieving the 100% and make the health promotion their management task. That’s where Changers comes in. The Changers […]
- UN Climate Change Conference — Two-degree target still achievable
The 21st UN-climate change conference is imminent. Beginning at the 30th of November till the 11th of December, there will be discussed a new international climate protection agreement in Paris. The agreement shall replace the Kyoto-protocol of 1997. All countries were required to submit their climate goals till the end of March. 146 countries complied […]
- Cities on the move — every step counts
Already, 20 minutes of walking per day can minimize the death rate of a normal weighted person by 25 percent. Only a tenth of all Europeans reach this level of activity. That’s how the Economist quotes new scientific studies. Especially in cities, persons suffer from inactivity. Where does this come from? A main point is, […]
- Online or offline? — No question of the future.
Who still wonders if “always on” will simplify or complicate our daily life, will be overtaken by the next generation: The results of ‚Shell-Jugendstudie 2015‘ show important facts for motivating employees, that teenagers can hardly distinguish between on- and offline activities. Ninety-nine percent of the 12–25-year-olds have access to the internet, and the majority counts […]