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International WELL Building Institute

The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being through the built environment. IWBI administers the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) – a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of buildings that impact the health and well-being of the people who live, work, and learn in them. IWBI was established pursuant to a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to improve the way people live by developing spaces that enhance occupant health and quality of life by sharing the WELL Building Standard globally. www.wellcertified.com

    Annual Funding Gap for Making the Nation's Public School Buildings Safer, Healthier and Fit for Learning Balloons to $85 Billion Image

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    09-08-21

    Annual Funding Gap for Making the Nation's Public School Buildings Safer, Healthier and Fit for Learning Balloons to $85 Billion

    The 2021 State of Our Schools Report: America’s PK-12 Public School Facilities, released today by the 21st Century School Fund, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and the National Council on School Facilities, projects that the United States faces a projected shortfall of a staggering ...
    Why Building Performance Matters More Than Ever Image

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    09-08-21

    Why Building Performance Matters More Than Ever

    We have seen it before, and we’ll see it again: a new building that looks incredible, designed and constructed to the highest standards available at the time, well-equipped with the latest technology.
    Happy Healthy Workplaces Ebook Image

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    08-24-21

    Happy Healthy Workplaces Ebook

    As a society we’re starting to grasp that we are strongly social, inter-dependent, woven into nature, complex, diverse and both fragile and resilient.
    IWBI's WELL Building Standard Recognized for 100 Percent Alignment With the U.S. General Services Administration Image

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    07-26-21

    IWBI's WELL Building Standard Recognized for 100 Percent Alignment With the U.S. General Services Administration

    The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is the only organization to attain 100 percent alignment across the federal government’s health and wellness requirements outlined in the new health guidelines contained in the recently updated Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings.
    IWBI and Los Cabos Tourism Board Join Efforts to Promote Health and Safety to Boost Travel Economy  Image

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    06-22-21

    IWBI and Los Cabos Tourism Board Join Efforts to Promote Health and Safety to Boost Travel Economy

    The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and Mexico’s Los Cabos Tourism Board announced a joint effort to promote health and safety protocols throughout Los Cabos, a coastal region located in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, and travel destination.
    Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: April 27 - May 1 Image

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    04-30-20

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

    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 bett...

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

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    04-27-20

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

    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: Preventi...

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

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    04-22-20

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

    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 bett...

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

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    04-20-20

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

     

    Originally posted on Bisnow.com

    "In this moment, WELL and anything that really stresses the importance of p...

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    04-15-20

    Investing for Health: Catalyzing Investment in Human and Social Capital

     

    Originally published on GRESB

    These are certainly challenging times for both the public’s health and for the global economy. We are currently facing an unprecede...

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