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Meeting

USGBC Charlotte Branch: Understanding WELL Building in the Workplace

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Starts On - March 22, 2016 - 11:30am
Ends On - March 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
101 West Worthington Avenue
Charlotte , NC 28203

This session, "Understanding WELL Building in the Workplace," is a part of USGBC North Carolina Charlotte Branch's monthly programming.

AIA - IDCEC HSW - GBCI approved.

The movement toward a healthy and sustainable future requires knowing how to support people, nature and the built environment. This improves the triple bottom line. The goal of this course is to introduce the seven pillars of the new WELL Building Standards and help gain an understanding of incorporating these standards into the workplace. Awareness of these opportunities provides insight on the impact WELL Building has on businesses and its importance in the market.

Course objectives:

  1. Explain "why" well-being matters in the work environment.
  2. Explore opportunities for companies to implement well-being programs
  3. Learn about the structure and content of the WELL building standard
  4. Explore the new standard through an actual case study

Speaker

Steven Kooy, Global Sustainability/Open Innovation Manager at Haworth, Inc.

Steve Kooy is Global Sustainability/Open Innovation Manager at Haworth, Inc., developing and implementing sustainability strategy with his team. Kooy, who began at Haworth as a Corporate Environmental Engineer in 2004, also develops relationships with global universities and institutes, establishing partnerships in research and "open innovation" projects.