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Healthy Building Syndrome

Healthy Building Syndrome

  In the late 1970s, the term “office illness” was coined and used to describe the negative health symptoms that people experienced in indoor environments, often new construction homes and offices. Then, in 1984, the World Health Organization published a report that introduced

CLIENT PROFILE: MEOW WOLF

CLIENT PROFILE: MEOW WOLF

  Meet the Collective Have a tab open for your flight to Santa Fe? Okay, good. Keep reading. Founded in 2008, Meow Wolf began as a platform for creatives that didn’t have an outlet in the art world. A collective

TEAM TRAVELOGUE PT. 2

TEAM TRAVELOGUE PT. 2

  From bubbling geothermal spas to ancient pristine craters, stok team travelers Annalise Reichert and Nicolette Sanfilippo report back on adventures from incredible isolated islands. Iceland, as explored by Annalise The land of fire and ice was truly a memorable experience. We

ACTERRA AWARDS CEREMONY

ACTERRA AWARDS CEREMONY

Last month stok accepted Palo Alto-based nonprofit Acterra’s Business Environmental Awards’ highest honor, the Acterra Award for Sustainability. It’s as close as we’ll ever get to the Oscars, and (with some difficulty) we resisted the urge to show up in costumes.

BRANDS BEE-HAVING BADLY

BRANDS BEE-HAVING BADLY

FINDING HOPE THROUGH BIOMIMICRY IN AN ERA OF CORPORATE MISCONDUCT The Bleak Landscape From tech bros to bad bankers, nearly every week we’re greeted with news of a company that has fostered a culture of widespread discrimination and/or impropriety. Recently

TEAM TRAVELOGUE

TEAM TRAVELOGUE

Who says summer’s just for students? The weather’s getting warmer, which means our team members are taking full advantage of stok’s flexible work policy to flee the office for the great outdoors and colorful cities around the globe. Alice Contopoulos—who got