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IWBI recognizes EMSI Dr. Huang Yi Chun among outstanding leaders in Asia for advancing health and wellness in buildings and communities

(October 22, 2019 – Shanghai) -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced a group of Asia-based leaders, including EMSI Dr Huang Yi Chun, who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in advancing health and well-being for people through WELL projects. Thirty-nine people, including those selected from the community of WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP) and WELL Faculty members, are honored during an IWBI Asia awards celebration taking place during Greenbuild China this week in Shanghai.


The award ceremony in Shanghai precedes IWBI’s 2019 awards celebration set for November 18 in Atlanta, Ga. during the global version of Greenbuild Conference and Expo.


“IWBI recognizes that WELL is a journey made possible by the commitment and dedication of our community,” said Xue Ya, president of IWBI Asia.  “Thanks to the passion and leadership of our community, we are expanding the global WELL footprint in over 58 countries and moving great progress every day.”


In recognition of those who have gone above and beyond, IWBI has awarded exemplary individuals who played influential roles in advancing WELL around the globe.


The Asia-based recipients of the IWBI 2019 leadership award have all clearly demonstrated their outstanding contribution to propel the WELL movement forward. IWBI recognizes their leadership in placing people’s health and well-being at the center of decision making, fostering WELL strategies for exciting but challenging projects, identifying innovative solutions, and promoting corporate social responsibility by extending WELL benefits to as many people as their projects can reach.


As a thought and market leader in sustainability and wellness consultancy, EMSI has completed over 5M square feet of certified area to date. Globally, IWBI has over 24 million square feet of certified area to date. EMSI is also 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.