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Why Designing Workspaces Should Be a Walk in the Park

By Karla Pope
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Bringing the outside in, today’s workspaces are increasingly mirroring the lush green landscapes of the great outdoors.

From cascading fountains to botanical-rich workspaces, companies big and small are creating natural, park-like environments. More than aesthetically pleasing, greened indoor workspaces are good for people and for business.

These calming spaces are designed to reduce stress, enhance overall wellness and boost productivity and efficiency. Plus, they offer financial benefits for property owners and developers.

Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Wellness & Engagement, Increased Community Impact! Two Days Away From Thinking Inside Out.

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October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Join Canadian and International peers in Toronto, Canada at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment. Inside Out is a future-looking conference designed to advance the practice of how companies invest in community.

Community Investment Program Success Includes Measurement at the Design Stage

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TORONTO, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Gabriela Polanco-Sorto, the Associate Director of Corporate Social Responsbility at LoyaltyOne, will share recent experience relaunching a community investment program specifically designed to engage employees at the Toronto conference Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment.

Open Giving Format Encourages Employee Giving

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Best Buy’s 12,000 employees are enjoying the retailer’s new employee giving program that matches 40 per cent of their donations to registered Canadian charities. The retailer’s new open giving program, called ‘myGiving’ launched in June.

Employee Engagement and the Sustainable Development Goals, November 2-3, 2017, at Inside Out

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TORONTO, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sue Stephenson, Interim CEO and Executive Committee Vice Chair of IMPACT 2030, will speak to "Why the SDG's are an Opportunity to Engage Employees" at the upcoming Toronto conference Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment.

2017 Canadian Business Excellence Award Winner to Link Design Thinking to Corporate Impact in Community (November 2-3, 2017)

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TORONTO, October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Brock Hart, Founder & CEO of Overlap Associates, and a 2017 Canadian Business Excellence award recipient, will speak to "The Possibilities of Human-Centered Design" at the upcoming Toronto conference Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment.

Join Canadian and International Peers in Toronto at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment, November 2-3, 2017

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TORONTO, October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Join Canadian and International peers in Toronto, Canada at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment. Inside Out is a future-looking conference designed to advance the practice of how companies invest in community.

Domtar Sustainability: Personal Caring at Domtar Personal Care

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Gwendolyn McNuckles volunteered to serve as a “Wellness Champion” out of concern for her health and that of her colleagues at Domtar’s personal care manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas.

‘‘My co-workers were suffering bouts of diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other ailments,’’ said Gwendolyn. ‘‘Many were severely overweight, including myself. Something had to be done.’’

How Antea Group Has Built a Strong Health & Safety Culture

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“At Antea Group we believe that all work related injuries and illnesses can be prevented,” says Gary Wisniewski, CEO. Over 3 decades, Antea Group has developed a strong health and safety program where employees are empowered to play an active role in creating a healthy and safe workplace.

Antea Group describes 7 ways through which health and safety can be deeply embedded into a company culture.

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CBRE Receives Vancouver’s First WELL Certification for New and Existing Interiors

New certification measures impact of office design and environment on employee wellness
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LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) announced today that its Vancouver office has achieved WELL Certification at the gold level for New and Existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). CBRE’s office space is the first to receive the prestigious distinction in Vancouver, awarded based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), the premier building standard to focus on enhancing employees’ health and wellness through the built environment. 

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