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

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

Published 04-22-20

Submitted by International WELL Building Institute

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.

IWBI webcasts

April 24 at 10:30am ET: Investing for Health: Reimagining health in the changing economic landscape
While it’s still too early to fully understand the long term impacts of COVID-19, we've already seen an unprecedented rise in unemployment, supply chain disruption and the majority of organizations grappling with issues surrounding employee health and welfare, paid time off and labor rights. How will these changes in the economic landscape redefine how we look at investment risks and opportunities in the future? Join Amit Bouri, CEO of The GIIN, Martin Whittaker, CEO of JUST Capital, Alison Omens, CSO of JUST Capital and Mona Naqvi, Senior Director, ESG at S&P Dow Jones Indices for a webcast discussion about how and why health should be considered a material factor in investment and business decisions not just now, but in the years to come.

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Other webcasts

April 20 at 1pm ETChanges in the Psychology of Design: Rethinking Space

Our attitudes toward space, both virtual and physical, are changing as we continue to live through the COVID-19 pandemic – but how will they transform further post-COVID? Join Dr. Susan Chung, ASID Director of Research and Knowledge Management for a webinar exploring this subject with leading experts Dr. Sally Augustin, environmental psychologist; Lida Lewis, interior designer; and Dr. Whitney Austin Gray, IWBI Senior Vice President, Research.

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April 22 at 1pm ETWellness is Critical for Sustainability

Recent events have driven home the fact that human wellbeing is an integral part of sustainability. How can designers hit the triple bottom line of the planet, people, and profit while keeping everyone healthy and safe? IWBI President Rachel Gutter joins Metropolis Magazine in partnership with Interface to discuss.

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April 22 at 11am ETFuture of Work

Companies around the world have found themselves in a new situation where unpredictable circumstances determine how we live and work. What determines a successful adaptation and what is the role of the physical environment in this process? Hosted by EDGE and joined by IWBI CEO Rick Fedrizzi and IWBI President Rachel Gutter, this first webcast of the series will discuss Places Matter:  Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery.

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April 23 at 12pm and 1pm ETEarthX - Resilient Cities Virtual Conference

The EarthX – National Geographic Virtual Resilient Cities Conference is a dynamic and engaging virtual conference that also reflects the new realities of the coronavirus impacts and actions underway and planned to build the Resilience of Cities. IWBI’s Jason Hartke moderates a panel discussion on Megacity Resilience Solutions and IWBI CEO Rick Fedrizzi provides insight into Resilient Buildings and Homes – Design, Build & Finance.

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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.

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