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Published on 30 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Community

USGBC’s annual mid-year meeting, Convergence 2015, is taking place this week in San Diego, Calif. Convergence brings together the USGBC community—volunteers, chapters, committees, Board of...

Published on 28 Jun 2015 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

Today we kick off Convergence at USGBC in San Diego, Calif. Convergence is our annual mid-year event that’s part knowledge exchange, part inspirational infusion, and part family reunion.

Throughout history, humans have gathered to find commonalities, share ideas, and...

Published on 25 Jun 2015 Written by Clayton Moses Audi 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 Greenbuild 2014, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 22 Jun 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

Yesterday was Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year) and it was also International Yoga Day. The United Nations General Assembly established this day in 2014, at the insistence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said:

"Yoga is an...

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 ...

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