Use Data to Drive Effective Performance and Investment Outcomes. Healthy spaces is a topic many of us in the industry have been advocating for years. Having data to support this critical work is key. We have taken the opportunity to assemble a list of helpful resources we think demonstrate these new expectations and support the importance of clean in our shared spaces. 1. The value of clean; enhance brand reputation, customer satisfaction, and employee wellbeing through cleanliness. Cleaning is an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line. Discover more about the Value of Clean® in this infographic from ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and learn how a modest investment in cleaning can help facilities reap big savings. View the Infographic here: ISSA The Value of Clean 2. Survey: Cleaning still prioritized for returning to work. A new survey by the Cleaning Coalition of America (CCA) finds that U.S. workers increasingly value enhanced cleaning of the workplace and feel safer seeing professional cleaners onsite – a sentiment shared by both vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans. Read the Article and Survey here: Survey-Cleaning Still Prioritized For Returning To Work 3. As COVID-19 lingers, workers have mixed views on employers’ response to the pandemic This new Eagle Hill Consulting national survey finds that only 29 percent of U.S. employees say that their organization has trusted leaders and managers to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, down from 32 percent in 2020. Few workers (20 percent) say that their organization has a culture that fosters innovation and collaboration to deal with this global pandemic, down from 24 percent in 2020. Read the Article and Survey Here: workers have mixed views on pandemic responses 4. CMM’s 2021 BSC/Contract cleaning benchmarking survey report. For the second year, we asked BSCs how their business has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This year, nearly half (48%) of respondents said they experienced an increase in business because of the pandemic, up from 41% in 2020. Almost all BSCs (95%) reported they perform coronavirus-related cleaning services now. The demand for more cleaning has led to a need for more workers. Read the Report here: CMM cleaning benchmarking survey report Read More of Our Recent PostsCleaning Verification vs. ValidationQuality Management in the Cleaning IndustryCleaning Validation and Workforce SatisfactionWhat is a Quality Management System (QMS)?