IWBI Welcomes New Organizations to Its Membership Program

IWBI members prioritize health and well-being across their organizations
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NEW YORK, December 23, 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 signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.

IWBI Recognizes Outstanding Leaders in Advancing Health and Wellness in Buildings, Communities and Organizations Across the Globe


Today more than ever, our shared spaces are playing a critical role protecting the health and well-being of people. In response to the increased awareness and focus on our buildings, communities and organizations, many members of the IWBI community have gone above and beyond, doubling down on our efforts to provide actionable and evidence-based solutions to support and enhance public health. In recognition of these outstanding leaders, IWBI has awarded exemplary WELL Faculty members, WELL APs and Advisors for their influential roles in advancing WELL around the globe.

IWBI, SandSI Announce Global Collaboration to Intensify Sports Industry's Response to COVID-19

International WELL Building Institute Partners with Sport and Sustainability International to Provide COVID-19 Resources to SandSI Members Across the World
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NEW YORK, December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and Sport and Sustainability International (SandSI), announced today a joint strategic partnership to intensify the global sports industry’s health and safety response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental Health: Practical Strategies for Cultivating Mental Resilience

By Emily Winer Suresky

COVID-19 has changed how the world lives and works. While many people – like frontline healthcare workers – have continued to serve in public-facing roles, others have been able to explore new work-from-to home options that may well become permanent. Still others are planning, or are already making, a staged return to the workplace.

'First line of defense': COVID Prompts Rethink in Role of Buildings

By Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation
From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?

The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.

Read more via Reuters on how our buildings can help promote health and safety, featuring IWBI president & CEO Rachel Hodgdon.

International WELL Building Institute and the Green Sports Alliance Announce Partnership to Leverage Sport and Sustainability to Advance Health and Well-Being for Everyone, Everywhere

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NEW YORK, November 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the global leader in transforming our buildings, communities and organizations in ways that help people thrive, and the Green Sports Alliance, an environmentally and socially focused nonprofit organization that convenes stakeholders from around the sporting world, today announced a multi-year partnership focused on supporting teams, leagues, conferences, venues, corporate partners, governmental agencies, athletes, and fans to promote heal

IWBI to Offer COVID-19 Training for Organizations and Professionals Across the Globe

Across the Globe IWBI is pleased to announce it is offering evidence-based education on COVID-19 to businesses and individuals that will be free through the end of the year
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NEW YORK, November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce it is offering evidence-based education on COVID-19 to business leaders and their teams as they are preparing to get back to business. Through interactive, self-guided lessons, the training course offered by IWBI provides actionable strategies and expert recommendations to promote health and safety in and out of the workplace.

IWBI Announces New Governance Council Appointments

Davina Rooney, GBC Australia, and Mona Naqvi, S&P Dow Jones Indices join governing body
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NEW YORK, November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the appointment of Davina Rooney, chief executive officer of the Green Building Council of Australia and Mona Naqvi, senior director of ESG at S&P Dow Jones Indices to the IWBI Governance Council. Comprised of key global thought leaders, public health professionals and business executives, the Governance Council helps uphold the integrity of IWBI’s certification frameworks and accelerates the broader movement driving their adoption.

IWBI Founder Paul Scialla talks Road to Recovery at Yahoo! Finance All Market Summit

Summit featured Dr. Anthony Fauci, Bill Gates, Ray Dalio, Gary Cohn, among other global leaders
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“The Road to Recovery” was the theme of the Yahoo! All Market Summit on Oct. 26, 2020, and it featured an all-star lineup of leaders in business, academia, government and philanthropy, including Paul Scialla, Delos Founder and CEO, and also founder of the International WELL Business Institute (IWBI).

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

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in 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.

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