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Majid Al Futtaim Achieves the Well Health-Safety Rating for Its HQ and Announces One of Mena Region's Largest Well Health-Safety Rating Enrollments in the Retail Sector

29 malls and 11 office buildings enrolled to pursue the International WELL Building Institute’s WELL Health-Safety Rating
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NEW YORK, June 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that Majid Al Futtaim has enrolled 29 major malls and 11 office buildings across the Middle East and North Africa in the WELL Health-Safety Rating. The WELL Health-Safety Rating is an evidence-based, third-party verified rating for all new and existing building and space types focusing on operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment now and into the future.

A Global Bank's Way To Welcome People Back Equitably


IWBI’s Signature Interview Series: Jack Noonan, IWBI Vice President, Asia Pacific, sits down with Peter Simpson, Global Head Safety & Security, Hosanna Elarmo – Sacdalan, Head of Health, Safety & Well-being for Asia, at Standard Chartered Bank to look into the bank’s journey of applying well-being at the global scale to make health, safety and well-being accessible to all – regardless of geographic or socioeconomic disparities

U.S. Mayors Double Down on Healthy Buildings To Support Healthier, More Resilient Cities

Miami Mayor and U.S. Conference of Mayors President Francis Suarez rallies the nation’s mayors to step on healthy buildings by embracing WELL as a key solution for advancing healthier cities.
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RENO, Nev., June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, as part of a renewed commitment to public health and national resilience, the nation’s mayors passed a major resolution to advance healthy buildings as a key strategy to support community preparedness and foster healthier, stronger cities. The policy resolution, adopted this morning by the U.S.

Innovators in Senior Living Redefine Leadership in Health and Safety

Senior living communities across the country embrace WELL to advance health and well-being through people-first places
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NEW YORK, June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that more than 600 senior living communities around the world are enrolled to pursue or have achieved the WELL Health-Safety Rating or WELL Certification, representing more than 30 million square feet and a more than fourfold adoption increase in the sector since a year ago.

Miami Becomes First City in the Nation To Achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating Across Municipal Building Portfolio

By achieving the WELL rating, Mayor Suarez ensures Miami is “walking the walk” and paving the road for other cities to lead on healthy buildings
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MIAMI, May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The City of Miami, ranked recently as America’s healthiest city, and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the leading authority for transforming health and well-being with its people-first approach to buildings, organizations and communities, announced that Miami has become the first city in the country to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management across a portfolio of 10 municipal bui

New Coalition Launches on Capitol Hill to Advance Policy Push for Workplace Health and Safety

More than 40 national organizations, industry leaders and trade associations join to create the Healthy Workplaces Coalition, which will focus on advocating for healthier and safer buildings
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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and ISSA–The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association announced today the launch of the Healthy Workplaces Coalition, a new coalition of more than 40 national organizations, industry leaders and trade associations collaborating to support and advance federal policy aimed at helping businesses and organizations better afford and implement health and safety improvements in workplaces and across the built environment — to benefit the health and well-being of employees, customers and the public.

IWBI Named a Top Workplace


We are thrilled to announce that for the second consecutive year, IWBI has been named a Top Workplace in amNY’s 2022 Top Workplaces. We placed in the top five of our category of small workplaces, and are reminded that the power of creating people-first places starts with us. Learn more about our achievement here.

Every Step Together: Introducing IWBI's 2021 Annual Report


Throughout 2021, as we all grappled with the many challenges associated with the prolonged fight against a global pandemic, we sought to embrace and support our global community, helping fuel our collective work to drive market transformation and advance our mission of people-first places.

IWBI Welcomes Professor Alessandro Miani to Governance Council

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NEW YORK and MILAN, April 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the appointment of Professor Alessandro Miani, MD, President of the Italian Society of Environmental Medicine (SIMA), and internationally recognized researcher and Professor of Environmental Prevention at the University of Milan to its Governance Council, an advisory coalition that helps uphold the integrity of IWBI’s certification and rating frameworks and accelerates the broader movement driving their adoption.

IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors to Advance Human Health and Equity in Cities

The WELL City Advisory will inform, guide and steer the development of strategies that aim to empower cities to take leadership actions across human health, equity and well-being
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NEW YORK, April 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the launch of its inaugural WELL City Advisory, which will explore ways to support local governments worldwide in demonstrating leadership on advancing health and well-being across their buildings, organizations and communities.


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