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HGA Minneapolis and Sacramento Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating

HGA’s commitment to employee and client wellbeing is demonstrated through the newly achieved WELL Health-Safety Rating by the International WELL Building Institute. All HGA offices are expected to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating.
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September 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The WELL Health-Safety Rating is informed by the WELL Building Standard and includes guidelines for health, safety, and well-being of building occupants. At national interdisciplinary design firm HGA, we view sustainable practices within our own buildings and operations as equal in importance to bringing a sustainable lens to every project with our clients. 

The Living Future 2022 Online Conference to Focus on Restoration + Justice

The Digital Event - Sponsored by Google - Features Ten Days of Inspiring Keynotes and Plenaries, Networking and Educational Sessions for the Regenerative Building Movement
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SEATTLE, March 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With a focus on restoration and justice, Living Future 2022 will convene more than a thousand leaders online to share insights and strategies to address intersecting challenges of climate change, racial injustice and environmental health. Held online from May 2-13, the annual Living Future 2022 Conference will unite a community of deep-green thought leaders, practitioners, and healthy materials providers focused on the built environment.

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center Earns Highest Environmental Certification in the World

The HGA-designed Margaret A. Cargill Lodge is the first renovated building to achieve full Living Building Challenge certification.
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October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Margaret A. Cargill (MAC) Lodge at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center—an internationally-recognized leader in environmental education—is the first renovation project in the world to receive full Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification by the International Living Future Institute.

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) defines living buildings as:

FWD SPEAK: Love + Regeneration

A talk by Jason F. McLennan, CEO, McLennan Design
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Designers shape the world. Discover a new sustainable path forward by going beyond having less impact on the planet, to regenerating everything you can through project design and manufacturing for the built environment. Gain exclusive industry insights into the intersection of sustainability and design from visionary Jason F. McLennan.

Register here.

 

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GreenMoney’s Annual Videos Issue on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability

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Welcome to GreenMoney's 5th Annual Videos Issue. We have curated a collection of beautiful, interesting and impactful films featuring a variety of innovators from the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability. We think you’ll find them as engaging as we do. All here - https://GreenMoney.com 

The Videos include:

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

U. S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta join Chef David Bouley and Dr. Mark Hyman at The WELL Conference

The leading federal spokesperson on matters of public health, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, functional medicine advocate and New York’s favorite chef to speak at the inaugural wellness event March 29 – April 1, 2020
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NEW YORK, February 21, 2020  /3BL Media/ – Two globally recognized physicians, a renowned integrative medicine expert, and one of the world’s leading restauranteurs will join the more than 50 leading designers, architects, business leaders, academicians and public health professionals speaking at The WELL Conference, March 29-April 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

GMAAN and Chevrolet Drive Culture Through Innovation

14th Annual Black History Month Celebration Unites Community and Showcases the Importance of STEM Education
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The General Motors African Ancestry Network celebrated the importance of culture and innovation during its 14th Annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s theme, “Driven by Culture, Defined by Innovation,” highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in STEM and design while also shining a spotlight on current innovators.

IALD Launches New Guidelines for Manufacturers Working with WELL

Helping Lighting Designers more easily meet the WELL Building Standard Criteria
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CHICAGO, January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the leading global association of lighting designers, in collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has launched guidelines for lighting manufacturers to help lighting designers more easily determine if their designs meet the WELL Building Standard criteria.

Book Excerpt: Designing with Society

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Design is relatively a new discipline, its terminology dating back to the creation of tools and products that have influenced and shaped our world, and our humanity. Today, design is a practice that can solve some of the most complex social challenges around the world.

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