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IWBI Announces Three Impressive Initiatives to Support the Green & Healthy Building and Wider Communities in this Time of Crisis

placeholder+imagePosted on: 03/22/2020

The International Well Building Institute (IWBI) has announced a number of initiatives designed to help and support the green and healthy building and wider communities in the time of crisis surrounding the coronavirus.  

First, IWBI will be setting up a Task Force to help bring together experts and further inform WELL Building Standard improvements, but also general prevention and preparedness, and recovery efforts.  

Existing task force members:

  • Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., MBA, former president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and distinguished professor of population health and health equity at the University of Pennsylvania; 
  • Richard Carmona, M.D., MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States and distinguished professor at the University of Arizona; and
  • Joseph Allen, DSc, MPH, assistant professor and director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 

IWBI is seeking additional task force members.  For more information, email IWBI directly


Second, IWBI is hosting a free series of webcasts for sharing collective knowledge and experience, "Places Matter: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery." The three accnounced sesssions are as follows: 

We've listed the webinars as events on the Rate It Green Calendar. To sign up for all three, you can also just visit IWBI's Webcast page. 

Third, IWBI is hosting a FREE Well AP exam prep course, starting on April 2, sponsored by Delos.  This two-part virtual training will provide you with an overview of The WELL Building Standard (WELL) and help you prepare to pass the WELL AP exam with confidence and enthusiasm.  To learn more, you can also visit IWBI's Free Well AP Exam Prep Course page

Consider us impressed, IWBI.