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Yamaha Promotes “Eco-Commuting”

| Tuesday June 7th, 2005 | 1 Comment

yamaha.jpgA company that manufactures gas-powered vehicles would not ordinarily be expected to take steps to reward employees for NOT driving to work. Nonetheless, Japan for Sustainability reports that Yamaha is rewarding communters with a small allowance if they walk or ride a bike (pedal bike that is). Employees report feeling healthier and less stressed.

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