Shifting Gears For Employers

The Shifting Gears program provides employers with supports and resources that encourage staff to walk, cycle, take transit, carpool, or telecommute to the workplace. The benefits? A staff team with more energy, greater wellbeing, and extra financial resources, and an employer that is reducing their commute-related environmental impact.

Here are some of the employer supports we offer:

Shifting Gears May Challenge

For nearly 20 years, Shifting Gears has run the May Challenge, where employers can engage their workplace team in a little friendly competition that offers win-win results! This annual month-long event pits workplace against workplace to accumulate active and sustainable commuter trips! The more employees walk, cycle, take transit, carpool, and telecommute, the higher the score and the chance for workplace glory!

It’s a great, springtime, team-building opportunity!

What is Included?

  • Trip Tracking: participants are encouraged to track their sustainable trips online. You can follow overall community statistics via our e-news and also sign up for an online workplace leaderboard. Shifting Gears loves some friendly competition!
  • Prizes: tracking trips leads to prizes! Each week participants who tracked their trips are eligible for multiple prize draws. The more weeks you track, the more chances to win.
  • Resources and Workshops: Shifting Gears runs exclusive community workshops to support the shift to active and sustainable travel, and has a selection of online and in person resources.
    • Employers, inquire about our bike-friendly business audits and fee-for-service workshops that can come directly to your workplace!

Register for the May Shifting Gears Challenge by clicking here!

E-work Toolkit

Working from home comes with its own wellness-related challenges and opportunities for employers.

Mandated work-from-home arrangements over the last few years has provided a range of employers first-hand experience in new ways of working. As organizations move forward towards the development of formal policies that allow for remote and hybrid work- our guides can ensure you reap the many benefits of a solid remote work program, including increased staff productivity and work life balance, and lower operational costs.

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