March 2019 - To understand the unique needs and preferences of this generation and how to respond effectively to its members, HGA and the ICHW at UC Berkeley joined forces. Together, they designed a study about Gen Zers that would help prepare real estate professionals, employers, property managers, investors, and others for this future workforce.
ICHW Director Cristina Banks was invited to participate in a panel discussion on wellness from the lens of the built environment hosted by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and San Francisco City Center. The panelists spoke on the topic of wellness from a diverse array of backgrounds, ranging from design, research, standards development, to strategic leadership. We thank the IIDA for producing this video of the event.
June 2018 - Featured in CoreNet Global’s the LEADER magazine, a professional journal for corporate real estate and workplace, Director Cristina Banks makes the connection between health and productivity, and explains why design for wellness is the key to organizational success.
March 14, 2018 - A commentary between ICHW Director Cristina Banks and Hector De La Torre, Executive Director of Transamerica Center for Health Studies.
The 7 Keys to A Productive and Happy Workplace from The Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces @ UC Berkeley
September 12, 2017 - It was my privilege to sit down face-to-face with the co-founder and director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces at UC Berkeley, Cristina Banks, PhD, last month, and I wanted to share some of what I learned.