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
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.
Employee satisfaction affirms the people-first workplace culture
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.
IWBI builds the knowledge and capacity to ready the market while supporting first responders combatting COVID-19
NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that the WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP) are now in more than 100 countries worldwide, representing 26% geographical growth in the past 12 months. Additionally, the number of individuals who have registered for or achieved the WELL AP credential shot up by a significant 72% in the same time frame now exceeding 17,000 participants in the program.
IWBI wins in the Third Party Influence category for influencing mental health beyond its own walls
LONDON and NEW YORK, March 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute was selected as a winner of the InsideOut Mental Health Awards, which celebrate mental health and those organizations and individuals who champion it. IWBI was awarded the Third Party Influence Award, which was presented to the employer who has best influenced mental health beyond its own walls, for example down the supply chain or into their client base.
NEW YORK, March 19, 2021, /3BL Media/ - In August 2020, 680 built environment professionals from 51 countries petitioned the World Health Organization (WHO) to adopt and advance indoor environment best practices proven to help protect building occupants worldwide from the spread of COVID-19. On March 1, 2021, WHO did just that, issuing its Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19.
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.
Call to action to drive timely and innovative global research linking buildings, organizations and communities with health and the human experience
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.
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
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.
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.