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Poland CMS, WELL done!

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The CMS law firm's headquarters, located in Varso Tower, has become the first office arrangement in Poland to be awarded WELL Platinum certification. Thus, CMS joins the ranks of four law firms worldwide that have an office that complies with the highest standards of occupant wellbeing.

The WELL standard covers factors such as air quality, thermal comfort, acoustics or lighting. The International WELL Building Institute's guidelines are backed by scientific research and the assessment process is conducted under the guidance of independent auditors, verifying all aspects of the project.

The WELL Platinum certificate is the crowning achievement of our efforts to create a unique place on the business map of Warsaw, which not only fosters inspiring meetings and exchange of ideas, but also sets trends in the comfort of our employees and visiting clients.
Andrzej Pośniak, managing partner at CMS law firm

In the CMS office, care was taken to create a maximally functional and sustainable working environment with an abundance of eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient solutions and natural vegetation. One of the aims of the project was to strengthen the building of an organisational culture within the framework of the 'cultureplace' concept, according to which numerous spaces dedicated to relationship building, collaborative working and meetings were created.

In designing the new office, we set ourselves the goal of creating a space that was both employee and co-worker friendly and environmentally friendly. The WELL certification, for us, is a milestone in the process of building an ESG-compliant business.
Beata Kępowicz, COO at CMS office

JLL, Tétris and HB Reavis were responsible for the implementation of the CMS office

Adapting our work to the demands of certification required the selection of appropriate building materials, raw materials, furniture and other finishes combining the highest quality and aesthetics with the reduction of embedded carbon footprint and emissions of harmful volatile organic compounds.
Magdalena Zawadzka, business development operations manager at Tétris

Previously, the CMS office received Poland's first WELL Equity Rating, assessing the solutions implemented to support diversity and promote equal opportunities. The CMS space is also one of only three office arrangements in Poland to have received a BREEAM certificate at the Excellent level.

The Varso Tower building owned by HB Reavis, where the CMS law firm's office is located, has also been certified to the WELL standard and received the Gold level.

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