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

Webcasts with IWBI: May 4 - May 8
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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 and stronger organizations.
 

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May 8 at 12pm ET: Places matter for stress and immunity

Health and Well-being in Buildings Can Help Deliver Systemic Efficiency, IWBI Shares with World Economic Forum Members

A systems change approach must include a focus on the health and well-being of people, say IWBI Chairman and CEO Rick Fedrizzi and President Rachel Gutter
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NEW YORK, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Health and well-being must be integrated into a broader systems change approach in buildings and cities, alongside net zero carbon and energy efficiency targets, if we are to accelerate the transition to a healthy and sustainable future. This was the overarching message shared by leaders from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) during a special webinar on “Designing for Well-being” hosted by the World Economic Forum.

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: April 27 - May 1

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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 and stronger organizations.
 

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More than 460 Members Join IWBI’s Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery

World Green Building Council’s CEO Cristina Gamboa and EDGE Technologies’ CEO Coen van Oostrom join group of co-chairs convening cross-sector experts to advance the role of buildings and communities in protecting, enhancing health.
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NEW YORK, April 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the addition of Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council, and Coen van Oostrom, CEO and Founder, EDGE Technologies, as the newest co-chairs of its Task Force on COVID-19 and other Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery.

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: April 20--24

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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 and stronger organizations.
 

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Coronavirus Means Building Owners, Companies Need To Look At New Health Standards

By Jerred Schenke, Bisnow Atlants
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"In this moment, WELL and anything that really stresses the importance of place in our health and well being ... has never been more relevant,” IWBI President Rachel Gutter said...
 
Usually, a virus will have a preferred mode of transmission. But with COVID-19, early indicators appear it can move person-to-person in all three ways just as easily, Allen said. That fact will force building owners to rethink and update many of their aging systems, especially to protect against airborne viruses.

Investing for Health: Catalyzing Investment in Human and Social Capital

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These are certainly challenging times for both the public’s health and for the global economy. We are currently facing an unprecedented pandemic that has upended not only the financial markets, but business as usual.

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: April 13 -- 17, 2020

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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 and stronger organizations. 

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April 15 at 12pm ET: Places Matter: Mental Resilience - Cultivating resilience through mindful practice

K-12 School District Enrolls in IWBI’s WELL Portfolio Program

Funded by local business Serpentini Chevrolet Buick of Orrville, Orrville School District will apply WELL across the district in support of the health and well-being of its students and staff
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced has announced that the first K-12 school district has enrolled in the WELL Portfolio program, graciously funded by Serpentini Chevrolet Buick of Orrville. Through this donation, Serpentini will enable the Orrville School District in Ohio to support the health and well-being of its students, teachers and broader community through use of the WELL Building Standard.

IWBI Announces New Co-chairs and More Than 225 Members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery

Cushman & Wakefield’s Despina Katsikakis, CABR’s Dr. Wang Qingqin, NUS’ Dr. Lam Khee Poh and SUNY’s Joanne Mahoney join group of co-chairs convening more than 225 experts to advance the role of buildings and communities in protecting, enhancing health
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the addition of four renowned industry, academic and public health leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, China and Singapore as the newest co-chairs of its Task Force on COVID-19 and other Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery. They join expert co-chairs from the U.S.

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