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WELL Story: Fitness at MNP Tower

by Madeleine Evans
Blog

Walking past the Vancouver waterfront, you may notice a striking building. This past year, MNP Tower achieved both LEED and WELL certification at the gold level. To achieve certification, the building owner, Oxford Properties, has implemented an array of innovative strategies to help improve the health and wellness of people who work at and visit MNP Tower. What we find particularly unique about MNP Tower is how the building embraces WELL’s Fitness concept.

Top 5 Takeaways from the Fitness #WELLography

by Vienna McLeod
Article

We know that physical activity leads to better health but sometimes it can seem impossible to balance a routine exercise schedule with the demands of the modern workplace. The Fitness WELLography is your go-to-guide for evidence-based interventions that can help you incorporate movement into your everyday life and design environments that promote an active lifestyle.

Here’s what you might run into while reading the Fitness WELLography:

TD Bank Group Helps Build Green Infrastructure in Miami to Improve Climate Resiliency

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Recent studies have shown that residents in Florida may be more at risk from climate change than any other state in the United States. Miami-Dade County, in particular, has faced great challenges with flooding, impacting infrastructure and costing immeasurable damages to residents, businesses and government.

Manheim Delivers Record-Breaking Results for Kyle Petty Charity Ride

Team members raise $110,000; locations serve as event pit stops in fifth consecutive year as sponsor
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ATLANTA, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Manheim team members nationwide rallied to support the 23rd anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America May 13-19, 2017. For the fifth consecutive year, the brand was a presenting sponsor, raising a record-breaking $110,000 to support the Ride’s primary benefactor, Victory Junction, a camp dedicated to providing life-changing experiences to children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses.

Golfers Tee Off in De Beers Group Tournament

Top golfers from three South African countries have competed in a tournament sponsored by the Debmarine Namdeb Foundation to the tune of N$200,000 (US$15,500).
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Twenty-four professional and 14 amateur golfers from Namibia, South Africa and Zambia battled for the top honours at the Namdeb Sperrgebiet Open. It was played over 54 holes on three days (9-11 June) in Oranjemund.

The Foundation sponsored the event as part of its social commitment to sports development in Namibia.

Hafeni Nghinamwaami, Golf Director of the Namibia Golf Tour, said the country had about 29 professional players and the tour would give them an opportunity to collect enough points for entry into top competitions in the region.

Carnival Corporation's Carnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For 'Summer Kickoff' Event with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Event Included Gridiron Activities Led by Houston Texans Players, On-Site Build-A-Bear Workshop and $10,000 Donation from Carnival to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
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Carnival Cruise Line and the Houston Texans teamed up to host the first-ever Summer Kickoff event recently with a variety of fun activities for kids at the Havard Boys & Girls Club in Houston.

The event also included a $10,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Line to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. Additionally, for every Houston Texans Bear sold at a Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the Houston area during the month of July, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs.

New Report Uncovers Opportunities for Insurers to Create Shared Value

Press Release

When you think about insurance companies you likely aren’t thinking about social impact. But at its core, insurance inherently benefits society by protecting individuals and organizations from adverse events and is an enabler of virtually all other sectors. Insurers benefit more than almost any other industry from societal advances however there are still untapped opportunities for the industry to target the societal conditions that most affect their business.

Timberland Encourages Employees to Commute Smart this Summer

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is driven by a longstanding commitment to protect and preserve the outdoors, around the world and in the communities where it operates. Putting these values into action, the Stratham, New Hampshire-based company recently joined its neighbors in the Seacoast Region’s annual CommuteSMART B2B (Business to Business) Challenge 2017.

Challenge Accepted: Team Viacom Once Again Races Through J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

by Stuart Winchester, Viacom
Blog

From the north-facing upper floors of Viacom’s headquarters at 1515 Broadway, you can see Central Park nested amid the urban thrum, a luxuriant stretch of water and trees that allows an escape from Manhattan without leaving it. It’s about as opposite the frenetic everlasting chaos and concrete of Times Square as a piece of the city could hope to get.

Creating Employee Experience through Technology is Crucial Amidst Rising Prime Office Occupancy Costs, According to CBRE

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LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Amidst rising occupancy costs, companies are tasked with creating a user experience, in part through technology, that makes employees more efficient and effective, and that makes the office the preferred place to work, according to CBRE Research’s latest

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