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Published on November 15, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Greenbuild

Prolonged applause, two standing ovations, a full crowd erupting in inspired conversation. The closing keynote of the Green Jobs Summit provoked meaningful conversations on the role of green jobs for both economic and social prosperity. The former White...

Published on November 15, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

Over lunch, the U.S. Green Building Council honored with our 2012 President’s Award, one of the most remarkable men you’d ever want to meet, Dr. Arthur H. Rosenfeld, award-winning physicist and former Commissioner of the California.

These days, Art – who is in his mid-eighties yet who still has more energy than I have...

Published on November 15, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

Of all those speakers during the opening plenary session, I’m not sure I can pick out one who was clearly more compelling than the others. They all brought some amazing insights to the table.

What’s more, I’m writing this as the session is playing out in real time, so someone may still knock my socks off (and Twitter co-founder Biz...

Published on November 15, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

It’s Greenbuild 2012 and the Moscone Center in San Francisco is teeming with people who clearly got the memo about sustainability. And even though thousands here have seen the light and understand what we’re doing is essential to the long-term health of the planet, not to mention our children and theirs...

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