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Published on 21 Nov 2014 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

*This article is co-authored by Courtney Yan

“If I sound enthusiastic about our work on sustainability it’s because I am!” Mayor Vincent Gray exclaimed during his lively morning address to...

Published on 21 Nov 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

Green building is on the rise in Italy and LEED is playing a critical role as USGBC CEO and Founder, Rick Fedrizzi, noted in September. 

Trying to keep up?

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Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Judith Webb, APR Posted in International

Last night, USGBC was honored as a winner of the United Nation’s top environmental accolade, the...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Greenbuild

Education, LivingHome, Net Zero Zone, Opening Plenary & Celebration & Community Engagement Highlights of the Week

Washington, D.C. - (Nov. 20, 2014) – Hanley Wood and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have announced the results of...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Posted in LEED

This article first appeared on Cisco's Technology News Site, The Network. 

When Hillary Clinton landed in New Delhi in 2009, she drove from the airport to...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

Taking stock of all of the strategies and outlets in your green marketing tool belt? Don’t forget about letters to the editor, a time-honored practice that has provided grassroots campaigns, issue leaders and projects access to an invaluable audience and platform of exposure.

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Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Industry

Looking to introduce environmentally friendly policies into your workplace?

The USGBC Maine Chapter recently created a Green Office Guidelines and...

Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

It’s an easy decision to pursue LEED when you’re the building owner and it’s your building. But what happens when your building is a shopping mall? Suddenly, it’s not just your decision, and you need to convince your tenants to pursue LEED.

In the case of the...

Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC honored for service to the planet with Champions of the Earth award

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 19, 2014)—USGBC was honored today as a winner of the United Nations’ top environmental accolade, the...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

Can’t decide between LEED v4 and LEED 2009?

USGBC recently announced that it was moving the registration deadline of LEED 2009, allowing users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Advocacy and policy

On Nov. 12, the U.S. and China announced the two nations had reached a historic agreement on climate change.

As the two largest...

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