Case Studies: Living Green for Health and Wellbeing

Addressing the medical, behavioural, and social determinants of health for residents.

People are measurably happier when they work and live in green surroundings. This comes from both physical and psychological benefits. Improved health results in lower costs for health-care providers, and benefits the economy through improved productivity and lower absenteeism and staff turnover.

These three cases were finalists for the ‘Living Green for Health and Wellbeing’ category in the 2022 edition of the AIPH World Green City Awards. The winner was Fortaleza, Brazil.