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Published on 19 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Community

Last week USGBC, along with the National Capital Region of USGBC and Informa Exhibitions, the owner and operator of Greenbuild, was honored to host Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus at a luncheon celebrating the Greenbuild...

Published on 12 Jun 2015 Written by Tim Taylor Posted in Community

The sustainability world is fascinating because of the rapid pace of growth and its ability to evolve almost overnight. Because we believe so passionately in the imperative work we are doing, it is important to not get lost in the momentum but rather to...

Published on 11 Jun 2015 Written by Stephanie Choi Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 10 Jun 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

A couple weeks ago some USGBC staff members had the chance to tour the World...

Published on 08 Jun 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), the largest hunger relief non-profit serving the Washington area, is a conduit of sustainability. Not only are they a...

Published on 08 Jun 2015 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

A few weeks ago, we published we announced the launch of ADVANCE—a framework to help communities and organizations move along a path of sustainability leadership to more efficient, healthy...

Published on 04 Jun 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

And the EBie goes to…. you’ll have to wait and see!

The Urban Green Council, a USGBC chapter, recently announced finalists for the coveted EBie Awards, now in their fourth year of rounding up a who’s...

Published on 01 Jun 2015 Written by Cheryl Vance Posted in Community

Today, we are excited to welcome seven USGBC chapters as integrated regions of USGBC National.

Welcome to Georgia, Montana, Idaho, New Mexico, South Carolina, Central Pennsylvania and ...

Published on 27 May 2015 Written by Magdiel Aguilar Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 21 May 2015 Posted in Community

This article was originally published in the May/June 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Sitting amidst the volumes in the reading room at...

Published on 15 May 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

At USGBC, we take National Bike to Work Day pretty seriously. While a lot of our staff bikes to work every single day (weather permitting), it's more fun when you get to celebrate your #1 way of commuting with other staff members and local bikers! Biking to work is a clean, fun and healthy way...

Published on 14 May 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Community

At USGBC we care about being responsible with our waste. Here are five things you should know about waste at USGBC.

  1. We compost. Recycling is the law in DC but we like to push ourselves by going above and beyond. Our food waste, as well as the paper towels in...

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