Accelerating adoption of a worldwide culture of health is a key goal
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WeAreWELL–The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce the continued growth of its membership program. The most recent members to join the growing global network of product manufacturers, research institutes, real estate developers and many more diverse organizations are united in the mission to build a healthier future.
“IWBI membership serves as a dynamic platform for collaboration that fosters deeper engagement with the WELL movement,” said IWBI Chairman and CEO Rick Fedrizzi. “As aligned members, these committed leaders are playing a critical role in working toward global transformation.”
There are two tiers of membership and a third designation for companies already enrolled in the WELL Portfolio program. This allows companies to select the best fit for their organizational goals. Member benefits include discounts on the WELL Certification process and WELL AP credentialing program, specialized opportunities to publicize accomplishments, and more touchpoints with IWBI leadership and across the broader community through members-only year-round events and enhanced digital engagement. The program creates pathways for WELL advocates and champions to stay connected, share best practices, explore new shared initiatives and receive greater recognition for these efforts.
The continued growth of IWBI membership parallels WELL’s rapid uptake across the globe as the tool of choice for leaders who value the verified performance of design and operations when the health and well-being of people is at stake. To date, over 3,900 projects with more than 475 million square feet of registered space are participating in WELL in 58 countries. Much of WELL’s success is driven by a global network of WELL APs – nearly 10,000 people are either credentialed or in the process – that helps provide expertise and guidance to project teams across the world.
New members since Sept. 9, 2019:
Allied Sustainability and Environmental Consultants Group Limited
BIAXIS NEO Co., Ltd.
CANATURE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
CCW Design Consulting (Shanghai) Ltd.
Covestro Polymers (China) Co., Ltd.
City of Austin
Delta Electronics Inc.
Greenjump Sustainability Co., Ltd
Novalis Innovative Flooring
Perkins and Will
Shanghai Teammax Furniture Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Yuezhong Green Building Sci – Tech Development Co., Ltd.
Urban Green Council
WELLTHY Health Design & Technology Ltd
YT Resolution Services, LLC
These members join IWBI’s existing membership community, including:
A SustainAble Production (ASAP)
AIR AURORA AIR PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY(SHANGHAI)CO.,LTD.
Armstrong Flooring, Inc.
BCCI Construction Company
Beijing DIHE Construction Engineering Design Co.,Ltd.
Beijing Tenhong Real Estate Development Co., Ltd
C.Y. LEE & PARTNERS Architects / Planners
China Academy of Building Research Shanghai Branch
China Jinmao Green Building Co. Ltd
CHINA OVERSEAS OFFICE CAPITAL中海商务
China Railway Construction Real Estate Group Co., Ltd
China Resources (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
COOKFOX Architects, DPC
Cushman & Wakefield
D Squared Consulting Pty Ltd
Das Daring Energy Technology Co., Ltd
DGMR Bouw BV
Earth Friendly Products
EASTLINKS SHANGHAI ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD (LELANTUS)
Environmental Market Solutions, Inc.
GB Tech Consulting Ltd.
GuocoLand (China) Limited
HUNDRED GROUP CO., LTD.
HVAC Services Pte. Ltd.
I.DEA Ecological Solutions
iDA Workplace + Strategy
Knight Frank (India) Pvt. Ltd.
KRIEA C.I. (Korea Research Institute of Eco-Environmental Architecture)
M Moser Associates
Merriman Anderson/Architects, Inc.
Poly Development Holding Group Co., Ltd.
RDG Planning and Design
Research Center for Healthy Cities, Institute for China Sustainable Urbanization, Tsinghua University
Ronald Lu & Partners
SaShuang Intelligent Technology (shanghai) Co., Ltd
Shanghai Research Institute of Building Sciences (SRIBS)
SHENZHEN CENTRALCON GROUP CO., LTD.
Shenzhen Institute of Building Research Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen Junye Building Technology Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen Lemajorservice Technology Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Nottingham Sustainable Development Institute Ltd.
Sino-Ocean Group Holding Limited
SOCOTEC Immobilier Durable
Steve Leung Designers Limited
Steven Winter Associates Inc
Structure Tone Organization
Sweden Green Building Council
Taiwan Architecture & Building Center
Tellmach (Beijing) Engineering Consulting Co., LTD
Tetra Tech High Performance Buildings Group
The Green Engineer
The Spinnaker Group
Well Living Lab (China)
Well Living Lab (US)
YAMA Desarrolladora Inmobiliaria
“We look forward to this next chapter of sustaining and energizing a movement and welcome all organizations to join us in this ‘second wave’ of sustainability,” Fedrizzi said.
About the International WELL Building Institute
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is leading the global movement to transform our buildings and communities in ways that help people thrive. The WELL v2 pilot is the latest version of its popular WELL Building Standard, and the WELL Community Standard pilot is a district scale rating system that sets a new global benchmark for healthy communities. WELL is focused exclusively on the ways that buildings and communities, and everything in them, can improve our comfort, drive better choices, and generally enhance, not compromise, our health and wellness. IWBI convenes and mobilizes the wellness community through management of the WELL AP credential, the pursuit of applicable research, the development of educational resources, and advocacy for policies that promote health and wellness everywhere. IWBI is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate citizenship initiative, and helps companies advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the use of WELL. More information about membership can be found at https://www.wellcertified.com/membership/.
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