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The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “A Foundation for Action”

Translating Research into Action + Deploying Strategies for Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery
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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and nearly 600 members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections.

Over the next few months, we will repost a chapter from the report every week to help highlight specific themes and insights. The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series continues with initial sections from the chapter, “A Foundation for Action.”

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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and nearly 600 members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections.

Over the next few months, we will repost a chapter from the report every week to help highlight specific themes and insights. The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series continues with initial sections from the chapter, “A Foundation for Action.”

IWBI Welcomes New Organizations to Membership Program

Global focus on health energizes program expansion
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NEW YORK, October 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program, an expanding program that offers commercial benefits, as well as brand visibility and networking opportunities. The continued growth of the program signifies the increasing prioritization of health and well-being of people across buildings, communities and organizations.

The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “What Guides Us: Evidence, Equity, Education”

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In early September, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staf

IWBI Unveils New WELL Feature to Recognize Climate Leadership

WELL Innovation Feature encourages organizations to address greenhouse gas emissions as part of broader focus on health and well-being
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NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has added a new innovation feature to the WELL Building Standard (WELL) that rewards climate leadership with the goal of accelerating emission reductions in the face of ever-increasing public health impacts of climate change.

Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report

Released today, the report culminates work of IWBI’s Task Force on COVID-19, provides a foundation for action built on the WELL Building Standard
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NEW YORK, September 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today released a new in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as well as policy and investment considerations as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats in the future.

IWBI Welcomes New Organizations to Membership Program

Global program exhibits increasing membership growth, with well-being at the forefront
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NEW YORK, July 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program, an expanding program that offers commercial benefits, as well as brand visibility and networking opportunities. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing prioritization of health and well-being in the places where we live, work and play, as organizations and communities across the globe look to long-term health solutions.

IWBI Launches WELL Homes Advisory to Extend into Single-Family Home Market

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Global network of subject matter experts and professionals from leading production homebuilders and other segments of the industry to advise on ways designers and developers can design, build, measure and verify strategies to address health and well-being in residential spaces

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Global network of subject matter experts and professionals from leading production homebuilders and other segments of the industry to advise on ways designers and developers can design, build, measure and verify strategies to address health and well-being in residential spaces

IWBI's WELL Health-Safety Rating Honored in Spaces, Places and Cities Category of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

The 5th annual awards honor bold new products, technologies, concepts, companies, policies and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet
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NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that its WELL Health-Safety Rating, which is being deployed across more than one billion square feet of real estate, has been selected as an Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. The WELL Health-Safety Rating was recognized in the Spaces, Places and Cities category for playing an important role in building a better world – now and as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

International WELL Building Institute Wins Top Workplaces 2021 Award

Employee satisfaction affirms the people-first workplace culture
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NEW YORK, May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) received today the amNewYork Top Workplaces 2021 Award, an honor to recognize IWBI’s leading workplace culture validated by employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The award was presented by Schneps Media, the publisher of amMetroNewYork newspaper.

Inspired by Giving, WELL AP Growth Crosses 100 Borders

IWBI builds the knowledge and capacity to ready the market while supporting first responders combatting COVID-19
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NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that the WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP) are now in more than 100 countries worldwide, representing 26% geographical growth in the past 12 months. Additionally, the number of individuals who have registered for or achieved the WELL AP credential shot up by a significant 72% in the same time frame now exceeding 17,000 participants in the program.

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