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IWBI's WELL Health-Safety Rating Honored in Spaces, Places and Cities Category of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

The 5th annual awards honor bold new products, technologies, concepts, companies, policies and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet
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NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that its WELL Health-Safety Rating, which is being deployed across more than one billion square feet of real estate, has been selected as an Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. The WELL Health-Safety Rating was recognized in the Spaces, Places and Cities category for playing an important role in building a better world – now and as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

International WELL Building Institute Wins Top Workplaces 2021 Award

Employee satisfaction affirms the people-first workplace culture
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NEW YORK, May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) received today the amNewYork Top Workplaces 2021 Award, an honor to recognize IWBI’s leading workplace culture validated by employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The award was presented by Schneps Media, the publisher of amMetroNewYork newspaper.

Mohawk Group Announces Well Health-Safety Rating for All Showrooms and Design Studios, a Landmark Achievement in the Flooring Industry

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CALHOUN, Ga., Feb. 24, 2021, /3BL Media/— Mohawk Group announces that all of its commercial showrooms and design studios are set to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), making it one of the first flooring manufacturers to achieve this distinction.

IWBI Wins Two Stevie® Awards in 2021 for Outstanding Sales & Customer Service

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NEW YORK, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) received today two separate prizes in the 15th annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. “We Are WELL” won the silver medal for Customer Service Success while IWBI’s newly launched WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management received a bronze recognition in the category of Most Valuable Response by a Business Development Team.

International WELL Building Institute Launches Global Research Agenda

Call to action to drive timely and innovative global research linking buildings, organizations and communities with health and the human experience
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NEW YORK, January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced the launch of its Global Research Agenda, an interdisciplinary global call to action to support innovative health and built environment research, to unite disciplines across the fields of health, well-being and the built environment, and to translate research into practice.

“Look for the WELL Health-Safety Seal” Public Awareness Campaign Launches, Featuring Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan, Robert DeNiro, Venus Williams, Wolfgang Puck, Deepak Chopra and 17th U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona

Directed by Spike Lee, the Star-studded Campaign Will Drive Awareness of Practices to Promote Healthier and Safer Indoor Spaces Through the WELL Health-Safety Rating
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NEW YORK, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the world continues to battle COVID-19 and communities strive to get back to business, it is more important than ever to raise confidence in the safety of buildings and shared spaces. Today, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michael B.

Statement From IWBI on the U.S. Presidential Inauguration

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NEW YORK, January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The following is a statement on the 2021 Presidential Inauguration by Rachel Hodgdon, President and CEO, International WELL Building Institute (IWBI):

Today, with the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the nation is poised to restore its leadership in the fight against the greatest public health crisis of our time.

Simon Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

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NEW YORK – January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/– Simon announced today its achievement of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)’s WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management for over 200 properties in the company’s portfolio.

IWBI Welcomes New Organizations to Its Membership Program

IWBI members prioritize health and well-being across their organizations
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NEW YORK, December 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.

IWBI Recognizes Outstanding Leaders in Advancing Health and Wellness in Buildings, Communities and Organizations Across the Globe


Today more than ever, our shared spaces are playing a critical role protecting the health and well-being of people. In response to the increased awareness and focus on our buildings, communities and organizations, many members of the IWBI community have gone above and beyond, doubling down on our efforts to provide actionable and evidence-based solutions to support and enhance public health. In recognition of these outstanding leaders, IWBI has awarded exemplary WELL Faculty members, WELL APs and Advisors for their influential roles in advancing WELL around the globe.


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