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Public- and Private-Sector Partnerships are Key to Ending the HIV Epidemic

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Nearly a year ago, President Trump announced an aspirational goal in his State of the Union address: to reduce the number of new HIV infections in the U.S. by 75% within five years, and by at least 90% within 10 years. This goal is certainly ambitious – but it is not unreachable.

Chicago Barbershops are Improving Access to Cancer Screening

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In honor of Black History Month, we’re recognizing Chicago barbers like Curtis Eskridge who, in partnership with The University of Illinois Cancer Center, a BMS Foundation grantee, promote cancer awareness and screenings for vulnerable populations by volunteering their shops as drop-off locations for patrons to submit colorectal cancer screening tests.

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WELL Hits Major Global Milestone Supporting Healthier People and Better Buildings

More than a half-billion square feet of projects use WELL in nearly 60 countries
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NEW YORK, February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has announced that it has passed the 500-million-square-foot mark of buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard (WELL). The milestone quickly follows this month’s earlier announcement that the number of WELL Accredited Professionals (APs) and registrants has exceeded 10,000, further evidence of the accelerating growth of the global movement to help people thrive through better buildings and communities and stronger organizations.

How PNC and Sesame Workshop Help Children Grow Up Great

By Jeanette Betancourt and Sally McCrady
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At first blush, it seemed like an odd match. What could a financial company possibly have in common with the makers of Sesame Street? At least that’s what ran through the minds at Sesame Workshop when PNC approached the nonprofit organization 15 years ago. What we had in common was this: early childhood education. PNC employees overwhelmingly chose children and education as the focus for long-term philanthropic investment. Research led the company to early childhood education, and turning to a leading expert in the field was the perfect place to start.

InstallerNet and Delos Partner to Deploy Home Wellness Technology Nationwide

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NEW YORK, January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Global wellness real estate and technology company, Delos, is working with InstallerNet, a leading nationwide provider of installation services for consumer technology, to service homeowners integrating Delos’ DARWIN™ Home Wellness Intelligence network.  

IALD Launches New Guidelines for Manufacturers Working with WELL

Helping Lighting Designers more easily meet the WELL Building Standard Criteria
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CHICAGO, January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the leading global association of lighting designers, in collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has launched guidelines for lighting manufacturers to help lighting designers more easily determine if their designs meet the WELL Building Standard criteria.

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

College Snacking Trends 2020: From Midnight Munchies to Ethical Snacking

Sodexo Names Top Trends in College Snacking for 2020
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GAITHERSBURG, MD., January 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Whether it is the Midnight Munchies or Grab & Go between classes, college students ace snacking.  According to Sodexo, which serves more than 12 million meals a month to students and staff at 700 colleges and universities in North America, the snacks college students demand reflect the young consumers’ socially-minded lives. This is the driver in the newest snack products coming to the market in 2020.

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Screens are an increasing fact of family life — the average age kids get their first mobile phone is now 10.3 years — but all of us need to power-down from time to time. Here’s how to keep digital insanity at bay for a healthier, happier family life.
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With the launch last year of Apple’s Screen Time feature, many of us learned that our current screen time habits are rather eye-opening, to say the least. What’s more? They’ve gone up over the years and are showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

IWBI Welcomes New Organizations to Its Growing Membership Program

Accelerating adoption of a worldwide culture of health is a key goal
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NEW YORK, December 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce the continued growth of its membership program. The most recent members to join the growing global network of product manufacturers, research institutes, real estate developers and many more diverse organizations are united in the mission to build a healthier future.

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