Session Number 1300
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Power of Place: Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery
Richard Fedrizzi - Chairman & CEO
International WELL Building Institute; Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council
About this program:
Now, more than ever, we are aware of the leading role buildings, communities and organizations play in public health. Through understanding disease and mobilizing experts across public health, medicine, design, real estate, government and academia, we can help ensure that the places where we spend most of our lives improve, not compromise, our health. Learn how the International Well Building Institute is advancing health and well-being in buildings globally and responding to the health challenges like the one we’re now experiencing.
About the Presenter:
Rick Fedrizzi is the chairman and chief executive officer of the International WELL Building Institute, which administers the WELL Building Standard, an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being. IWBI is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being through the built environment. Rick is also founding chair and former CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a membership-based nonprofit organization that promotes sustainability in how buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. Through his bold, collaborative leadership, Rick is leading the transformation of architectural, real estate and business practice, created new markets and sparked innovation, leading to fundamental shifts in resources saved, toxins eliminated, greenhouse gases avoided, and human health enhanced.
Program Level: Basic-Intermediate
Content Area(s): Building Design & Construction (including Green), Occupant Health/Medical Issues, High Performance Buildings