(SHANGHAI, August 28th 2019) – EMSI announced its involvement in the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) membership program as a Keystone member. EMSI joins like-minded companies from across the globe that are committed to enhancing buildings and communities to help people thrive.

The membership program at IWBI convenes, celebrates and fosters collaboration with companies and organizations who are leading the movement to advance human health in buildings and communities around the world. This dynamic framework allows EMSI to tap into IWBI’s expansive resources and knowledge and demonstrates EMSI’s alignment with IWBI’s mission.

“Since the first WELL projects, we have continued to build the momentum towards a global transformation that puts people at the focus of a healthier future,” said IWBI Chairman and CEO Rick Fedrizzi. “The IWBI membership community is passionate and united around their efforts to elevate wellness in their everyday work, and we are excited to have each of them on this journey.”

Dr.Huang Yi Chun, General Manager of EMSI China, said: “EMSI's participation in IWBI members demonstrates the determination of us to promote health and wellness buildings, and to achieve win-win cooperation with IWBI.”

EMSI is the first batch of Approved WELL Performance Testing Organization (PTO). For WELL v1, EMSI is part of team to provide WELL Performance Testing Services to GBCI. For WELL v2, EMSI is an approved WELL PTO by IWBI to provide WELL on-site performance tests.

EMSI achieved the world's first pilot WELL MFR gold certification for Sino-ocean Tianjiao project, and the China’s first LEED and WELL double gold certification for Hangzhou Sino-ocean office project in 2018. Besides, EMSI helped the Core Area of Beijing CBD Z3 Project achieve the first WELL Precertification in mainland China. Until the posting date, EMSI has certified 20 WELL projects with 5,179,363 ft2 area, which accounts 78% certified WELL area in China.

About IWBI

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 recently launched version of its popular WELL Building Standard, which will continue to be offered to the market, along with the WELL Community Standard pilot, 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. For more information about IWBI and WELL, please visit us here.