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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

    New White Paper Offers Actionable Insights on Workplace Well-being Image

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    01-20-22

    New White Paper Offers Actionable Insights on Workplace Well-being

    A new white paper published by Deloitte offers new insights on how the evolution of well-being in the workplace is pushing employers to take an integrated approach to establishing a culture that helps support employees’ overall physical and mental well-being.
    The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “India: The Paradox of Success” Image

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    12-16-21

    The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “India: The Paradox of Success”

    At the beginning of the pandemic, many public health experts feared that India’s ultra-high-density cities, high income inequality and comparatively low healthcare spending would likely create the perfect storm.
    Driven by Demand for People-first Places, WELL Uptake Soars Across Asia-Pacific Image

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    12-14-21

    Driven by Demand for People-first Places, WELL Uptake Soars Across Asia-Pacific

    The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced exponential growth of WELL programs across Asia-Pacific as COVID-19 continues to elevate the importance of health, safety and well-being in buildings, communities and organizations.
    A Year to Celebrate: 2021 IWBI Awards Image

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    12-14-21

    A Year to Celebrate: 2021 IWBI Awards

    Individuals and organizations from around the globe are leading the charge to revolutionize the impact our buildings, organizations and communities have on health, equity and quality of life. At IWBI, we celebrate and recognize it.
    Momentum Behind WELL Grows Exponentially Image

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    12-08-21

    Momentum Behind WELL Grows Exponentially

    The International WELL Building Institute announced that it has crossed the three billion square-foot mark of spaces enrolled in WELL.
    The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Affordable Housing is Fundamental to Health Equity” Image

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    12-02-21

    The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Affordable Housing is Fundamental to Health Equity”

    The ability to find stable and secure housing is a fundamental freedom, enshrined by the United Nations in its Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the vital need for every person to have a home.
    The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Architects and Designers are Becoming Agents of Public Health (Again)” Image

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    11-11-21

    The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Architects and Designers are Becoming Agents of Public Health (Again)”

    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.
    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.
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