Introducing The WELL Conference

IWBI teams up with ASID and Emerald Expositions to define a WELL conference experience
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NEW YORK, October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), in collaboration with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and Emerald Expositions (Emerald), one of North America’s leading event and media companies, announced today the planned launch of The WELL Conference. The inaugural event is slated for April 2020.

IWBI Event Addresses Positive Business Impacts of a People + Planet Approach

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NEW YORK, October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – When it comes to the health of the business, environmental sustainability and climate action go hand-in-hand with human health. This was the key takeaway at “Changing climates: Prioritizing human health amid environmental, political and social change”, a breakfast event organized by the International WELL Building Institute.

Going Remote: Our Traveling Office

"Our hope is to inspire others to think outside the literal box and envision what today’s headquarters can be."

By Rachel Gutter

Advancing Human Health Through the WELL Portfolio program

Leading global companies demonstrate commitment to health through a portfolio-wide approach
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NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today celebrated the leading companies who have been involved in developing the WELL Portfolio program, which enables organizations to enhance their spaces and improve human well-being at scale by applying the WELL Building Standard (WELL), the world’s leading health-focused building standard. These early participants were involved in the WELL Portfolio pilot, working to develop and evolve the program alongside IWBI.

IWBI Joins the United Nations Global Compact

Commits to global corporate citizenship initiative and highlights its work in advancing UN Sustainable Development Goals
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NEW YORK, June 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that it has signed on to the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.

WELL Project Profile: Metropole Head Office in Taipei, Taiwan

Metropole’s office earned WELL Certification in September 2018 following their achievement of LEED Platinum

Metropole Industrial Co. Ltd., an innovative leader of the HVAC industry, is the company behind Taiwan’s first WELL Certified interiors project at the Gold level. Their new 6,867 sq ft (638 sq m) head office in Neihu District, Taipei City was designed to advance wellness throughout the workspace.

Circadian Rhythms

A call to arms to create spaces with brighter days and darker nights


Support for Working Mothers Strengthens Families, Businesses and the Economy


It’s been a busy year for all of us at IWBI – one year has passed since the release of WELL v2 and in almost the same amount of time, we’ve welcomed more than a half-dozen newborn members to the IWBI family. These new babies are among our greatest joys, and are a daily reminder of the importance of the work we do.

People, Planet, Prosper

Learn about Chairman and CEO Rick Fedrizzi's vision for achieving a world where people and planet can prosper together.

Joseph Stiglitz, the renowned Nobel laureate economist, had a column in the New York Times recently titled, “Progressive Capitalism is Not an Oxymoron,” summing up his new book, “People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent.”

IWBI Membership Continues to Grow

Leaders across the globe join forces to improve health and well-being for all
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NEW YORK, May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) continues to grow its recently launched membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a worldwide culture of health and well-being, adding a number of global leaders to its already impressive roster.  The program is designed to be a platform for collaboration that allows for deeper engagement and broader reach for companies excited by the evidence that shows how the places and spaces we occupy every day can help people thrive.


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