Workplace Safety CSR News

WELL Tip: How to Create WELL Documentation

by Tori Shepherd
Article

As a project administrator or WELL team member, you may be wondering how to create WELL compliant documentation, what constitutes a high-quality document and how to communicate this information to other team members. To help you start the process, we’ve compiled everything you need to know on generating and submitting WELL documentation.

Achieving WELL Certification involves two key processes – Documentation Review and Performance Verification – which together evaluate if a project meets the requirements of the WELL Building Standard™.

Experts Unite to Discuss Mindfulness and Healthy Workplace Culture

by Emily Winer
Blog

Early this summer, IWBI and the Garrison Institute brought together a group of experts for a special type of dinner party – a Jeffersonian dinner centered around the WELL Mind concept. IWBI and Garrison have a shared goal of fostering healthy, mindful and resilient individuals, organizations and communities.

What 7 Hogwarts 'Dark Arts' Professors Can Teach You About Risk Management

Blog

An environment, health, and safety (EHS) professional is the defender of well-being within an organization, working magic to quell noncompliance, dispel hazards, and create a culture of safety. But despite the best spells, sometimes the dark force of risk hangs heavily overhead.

Join Antea Group for a Harry Potter EHS course as we explore the lessons we can learn from 7 professors of the “Defense of the EHS Arts”.

Thailand Kicks Off WELL Journey with Strong Market Traction for Healthy Buildings

Press Release

BANGKOK,  August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) celebrated the most recent stop of its WELL Journey in Bangkok, Thailand, with much fanfare by bringing together a diverse group of local stakeholders committed to promoting healthy buildings and healthy communities in the country.

How These Charlotte Employers Are Making Strides in Health, Wellness

By Jennifer Thomas, Staff Writer, Charlotte Business Journal
Article

A focus on health and wellness programs sets these 22 Charlotte-area employers apart.

The Charlotte Business Journal’s annual Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte recognized those companies on Friday. 

The event recognized companies in four size categories — from small businesses to companies with 5,000-plus employees — for their commitment to health and wellness programs.

Read the full article here. 

Walmart Joins Ranks of Retailers Pulling Toxic Paint Strippers From Shelves

Blog

On Monday, Walmart announced that it will stop selling paint strippers containing methylene chloride or N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) by February 2019 – making it the first general merchandise retailer to take such action.

Hess Corporation Publishes 21st Annual Sustainability Report; Highlights Environmental, Social and Governance Performance

Article

“Our company is committed to developing oil and gas resources in a responsible and sustainable manner. Sustainability practices are an integral part of our strategy and operations because they create value for our shareholders and make a positive difference for the world around us.” John B. Hess, Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation.

GRI Standards Update: Leading Reporting Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Management, and Water Stewardship

Article

Continued degradation of environmental resources and failing to provide safe and healthy working environments globally have put water and OHS high on the global agenda, and are relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Credible and actionable information about organizations’ impact on society and the environment is more important now than it has ever been, and sustainability reporting must also reflect the changes in how we understand problems and how we think about solutions.  ​

Marathon Oil Corporation Releases 2017 Living Our Values Corporate Sustainability Report

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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today published its 2017 Living Our Values Corporate Sustainability Report. The report is available in a digital format, with the capability to create customizable pdfs of individual sections or the entire report, and as a downloadable summary brochure.

In the report, Marathon Oil describes its actions to promote economic, social and environmental sustainability in its business and the communities where its employees live and work. It covers:

Gildan’s Eden Distribution Center Honored for its Achievements in Health & Safety

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Gildan’s Distribution Center in Eden was recognized for achieving one million working hours without a lost time accident during North Carolina’s Department of Labor's annual Safety Awards ceremony.  The Eden Distribution Center also received a gold award for the 7th consecutive year, which recognizes businesses which have an accident frequency rate of at least 50% below the national industry average.

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