International Well Building Institute

IWBI Governance Council Votes to Graduate WELL v2 Out of Pilot

Governing body, charged with upholding integrity of the WELL Building Standard’s evolution, greenlights WELL v2
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NEW YORK – July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the graduation of WELL v2 out of pilot stage, an outcome voted upon by the IWBI Governance Council, which was formally constituted in February 2020. Comprised of key global thought leaders, doctors, public health professionals and business executives, the roles of the IWBI Governance Council include helping uphold the integrity of the development process for IWBI’s certification frameworks and accelerating the broader movement driving WELL’s adoption.

Healthy People/Healthy Planet: Complimentary or Contradictory?

Explore how the relationship between people and planet has evolved in response to COVID-19 in an upcoming IWBI webcast - July 9 @ 11am ET
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As we enter into the beginning stages of rebound and recovery, how can we ensure that our decisions are in balance for people and planet? Join us for an upcoming webcast discussion with the World Economic Forum’s Alice Charles and Biomimicry 3.8’s Nicole Hagerman Miller about how COVID-19 has influenced the relationship between human and environmental sustainability and what we can learn from mother nature in this moment.
 

IWBI Membership Program Welcomes New Organizations

IWBI members accelerate promotion of health and well-being as the program continues to grow
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NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program evidences an increasing focus on health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this global network include a school district, a non-profit organization, real estate developers and product manufacturers.

The Nation's Mayors Commit to Advancing Healthy Buildings in the Fight Against COVID-19

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

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

Webcasts with IWBI: June 29 - July 3
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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

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

Webcasts with IWBI: June 29 - July 3
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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

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

Webcasts with IWBI: June 22 - June 26
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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 24 at 4:00pm ET: Inside look: A conversation with Dr. Richard Carmona

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

Webcasts with IWBI: June 15 - June 19
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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 18 at 12:30pm ET: Power of place: A conversation about racial inequities highlighted by COVID-19

International WELL Building Institute Accelerates WELL Health-Safety Rating for Hotels and Resorts

World’s leading certification body for healthy buildings establishes WELL Advisory of industry leaders and health experts to finalize application of WELL Health-Safety Rating for Hotels and Resorts
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Co-Chairs of the latest WELL Advisory include Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, and Stacey Rizza, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease, and President of the Mayo Clinic Staff, Rochester, MN 

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Co-Chairs of the latest WELL Advisory include Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, and Stacey Rizza, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease, and President of the Mayo Clinic Staff, Rochester, MN 

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