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Futurebuild Does Well Announcing New Strategic Partner for 2019

IWBI, Milliken and Herman Miller unite at Futurebuild 2019 to demonstrate the power of design with purpose
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LONDON, February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Futurebuild is solidifying its commitment to putting well-being at the heart of buildings and communities by announcing the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) as a strategic partner for 2019.

With IWBI as a strategic partner of Futurebuild and headline partner of the new-for-2019 Interiors Hub, the importance of designing for health and well-being will be central to the agenda, showcasing the latest research, case studies and practical design guidance.

Building Health and Wellness Into Healthcare Buildings

by Nicole Munoz; (Original Publication by Laboratory Equipment)
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by Nicole Muñoz, SCS Global Services

Since the medical care system first embraced health and wellness as a core business paradigm, hospitals, healthcare workers and patients alike have reaped the benefits. Healthcare workers have fewer sick days, reduced medical expenses and greater workplace satisfaction, leading to increased employee retention. 

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Hear the Latest on Indoor Air Quality Certification

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Hear the latest about healthy indoor air quality. See how major manufacturing companies are meeting demands for low emitting products to contribute to LEED, WELL & other green building rating systems with SCS Indoor Advantage Certification. Learn more

Dell, Lonely Whale Launch Collaborative to Eliminate Marine Plastic Pollution

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An estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic waste are in the ocean today and every year around eight million metric tons more are being added. Earlier this year, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation warned that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans if a more effective system for global plastics is not put into place.

VIDEO | Introducing NextWave, A Cross-industry Collaboration Aimed at Developing the First Commercial-scale Ocean-bound Plastics Supply Chain

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Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first-ever commercial-scale ocean-bound plastics supply chain.

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

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  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

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News Summary

  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

How to Measure Social Impact of Community Collaborations

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The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is working to debut America’s first sustainable urban agrihood – a neighborhood growth model with agriculture at the center of a mixed-use development.

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

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  • Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community
  • More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date
  • Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

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