Source: we.ifma.orgMarch WE:binar - Health is the New Black
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT Hosted by Megan Campbell and Emily Dunn Health is the New Black “You think you know coworking, But you don’t” Discussion Topics: – The loneliness epidemic – What does coworking look like from a global perspective – Statistics on how coworking can make humans happier […]
IFMA Facility Fusion 2019
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta GA - April 8-10
Join WE at Facility Fusion for leading edge presentations, WE Case Studies, a highly interactive workshop and tour of some of the most progressive workplaces in Atlanta.
RICS Regional Summit. 4-24, Vancouver CAN RICS World Built Environment Forum, 5-13, New York RICS Regional Summit, 6-5, Los Angeles
IFMA's World Workplace 2019
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix AZ
Registration is open for World Workplace Phoenix!
Learn when off-site coworking facilities can be a benefit and how to go about making sure they are successful. This is a rapidly growing part of the working population.
Each month WE contributes an article to FMLink. This month, Workplace Evolutionary, Susan Streur looks at the risks and rewards of using coworking as part of the corporate real estate mix.
FMJ's How-To Guide features article on how to quantify the impact of workplace change.
WE contributes a monthly column to FM Journal. This month Workplace Evolutionary, Kate Lister shows how to quantify the impact of workplace change on productivity, engagement, and turnover and offers tips on how to design spaces that improve all three.
In case you missed it, here is a recap of the recent Design Well pre-conference and conference in San Diego, California that took place January 21-23, 2019.
Here's a recap of some of the topics and recommended resources at this Friends of WE event:
- Check out ASID's WELL Platinum+LEED Platinum space (with metrics)
- Mindful materials offers a one-stop-shop for data on the health and environmental impact of products from leading manufacturers
- Kay Sargent stressed the need for attention to neuro-diversity in workplace design
There are many more in the full recap.
"Depending on the extent to which companies voluntarily adopt the new ISO standards, stakeholders — investors, analysts, customers, and current and prospective employees — would have a new category of data with which to assess organizational value and the prospects for financial and non-financial returns from investments in human capital."
A group of large institutional investors (representing $80 Trillion in assets) have been pushing the SEC to require companies to report on human capital practices. Late last year, ISO released its guidelines; 23 metrics across 9 categories including diversity, ethics, trust, productivity, skills, availability and more.
Some countries are likely to make this reporting mandatory. Interestingly, the article indicates the conversation has shifted from one of providing a measure of corporate value to one of disclosing good (or bad) citizenship.
Workplace strategists might look to this list for examples of good pre/post-project metrics.