Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges

Webcasts with IWBI: June 29 - July 3
Jun 30, 2020 9:00 AM ET

With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, places matter to the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

IWBI webcasts

June 30 at 10:00am ET: Elevating human health and well-being across the investment and operating landscape

By leveraging recent research, forging sustainable partnerships and developing new leadership frameworks, organizations can improve the health and well-being of all stakeholders. Hear from innovative leaders who are identifying and executing on high-impact opportunities to better integrate human health indicators into reporting and assessment frameworks in global real estate and beyond. Topics include:

  • Learn more about the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) impact investment strategy to realize the vision of a culture of health.
  • Discover the Green Health Partnership (GHP) and its focus on high impact opportunities to advance health and well-being in global real estate, from early work to advance the LEED Health Process Credit, to the 2016 launch of the GRESB Health and Well-being Module and recent publication of Health & Well-being in Real Estate.
  • Hear how Prologis supports their customer’s labor needs and strengthens local economics, while earning top ESG scores.
  • Explore how robust alignment between GRESB real estate indicators and The WELL Building Standard (WELL) can be used to guide continual ESG improvements.

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July 1 at 9:00pm ET: Lessons Learned on Indoor Air Safety: Perspectives from Task Force Co-chairs & Insight from Industry Experts

The consecutive global spread of COVID-19, and successive regional efforts to respond to the pandemic have provided a window of opportunities for those who have returned to work to share their lessons learned and help prepare the rest of us for a safer and more smooth transition back to regular work and life routines. Join us for first of two webcast discussions to hear insights & best practices from industry experts including IWBI’s Task Force on COVID-19 Co-chairs.

In this content-rich session, Professor Lam Khee Poh, dean of School of Design and Environment of National University of Singapore; Professor Gong Peng, director of Center for Healthy Cities and Deal of School of Science of Tsinghua University; Bryon Price, chair of the board of the Facility Management Association of Australia and Strategic Development Director of A.G. Coombs Group; and Raymond Yau, general manager, Technical Services & Sustainable Development, Swire Properties, will share their perspectives as IWBI Task Force Co-chairs on the emerging new order of human interactions with buildings and communities, while industry experts Titus Yu, managing director of Carrier, North Asia; Li Liu, associate professor at School of Building Sciences of Tsinghua University, Mei Xu, vice president and head of WELL Coaching Contacts of IWBI Asia; and others will provide industry insights on some of the best practices post COVID - 19 to address concerns on indoor air safety.

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