IWBI | WELL Building Standard

IWBI | WELL Building Standard

Our built environment can shape our habits and choices, regulate our sleep-wake cycle, drive us toward healthy and unhealthy choices, and passively influence our health through the quality of our surroundings. The WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) is the first building standard to focus on enhancing people’s health and well-being through the built environment.  

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IWBI Governance Council Votes to Graduate WELL v2 Out of Pilot
NEW YORK – July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the graduation of WELL v2 out of pilot stage, an outcome voted upon by the IWBI Governance Council, which was formally constituted in February 2020. Comprised of key global thought leaders, doctors, public health professionals and business executives, the roles of the IWBI...
Jul 9, 2020 5:05 PM ET
Coronavirus Means Building Owners, Companies Need To Look At New Health Standards
"In this moment, WELL and anything that really stresses the importance of place in our health and well being ... has never been more relevant,” IWBI President Rachel Gutter said...   Usually, a virus will have a preferred mode of transmission. But with COVID-19, early indicators appear it can move person-to-person in all three ways just as easily, Allen said. That fact...
Apr 16, 2020 12:45 PM ET
WELL Hits Major Global Milestone Supporting Healthier People and Better Buildings
NEW YORK, February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has announced that it has passed the 500-million-square-foot mark of buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard (WELL). The milestone quickly follows this month’s earlier announcement that the number of WELL Accredited Professionals (APs) and registrants has exceeded 10,...
Feb 6, 2020 2:30 PM ET
WELL Transcends All Building Types As Leaders Across Industries Pave the Way
NEW YORK, September 9, 2019 / 3BL Media/ – What do a police station, a pre-school, a hotel, a lecture hall, an affordable housing complex and a fitness center all have in common? With a commitment to people at the heart of each of their missions, each of these outstanding spaces has joined a global network of health and wellness leaders by achieving WELL Certification through the...
Sep 9, 2019 10:10 AM ET
Announcing WELL v2 Crosswalks: The Blueprint for Applying WELL Alongside Other Global Standards
At the International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM), we strive to make the WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM) as accessible, impactful and localized as possible for global users. One of our key initiatives that sits at the heart of that goal is crosswalks. These resources are intended to identify synergies between WELL and other global building...
Feb 8, 2019 9:30 AM ET

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