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Published on 09 May 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

Do you have a project that represents sustainability excellence, leadership and innovation? Do you know someone who is a fearless leader in the field of sustainability? We are now accepting nominations for the 2016...

Published on 06 May 2016 Written by MARIE ALEXIA LIKI... Posted in Community

Critical to the success of any sustainable equity-driven project is a diverse cast of volunteers with unique skills, experiences and perspectives. Too often we try and achieve things on our own, but in the long run, it is simply not sustainable. We have limits on our knowledge, resources and...

Published on 06 May 2016 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

USGBC will be attending and presenting at the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s 2016 Summit here in Washington, D.C. The summit runs from May 24–26, but there are also pre-summit short courses on...

Published on 06 May 2016 Written by Mark Gelfo Posted in Community

Jacksonville, Fla., is known as the River City, but it is so much more than the beautiful St. John’s River you see outside the Convergence hotel. Jacksonville is beautiful beaches, a growing downtown, peaceful suburbs, the Northside and Historic Springfield, southern hospitality...

Published on 06 May 2016 Written by Julia Pergolini Posted in Community

Our USGBC Studio blog offers some terrific resources for the marketing and design aspects of green building business. Staff experts speak to the challenges and solutions that can help your website, social media campaigns...

Published on 05 May 2016 Written by Beth Cope Posted in Community

On Earth Day, USGBC Georgia and Kennesaw State University teamed up to host a farm-to-table tour at KSU’s...

Published on 05 May 2016 Written by Nancy Church Posted in Community

May 14 marks the first Green Apple Day of Service project in Kentucky this year, at Boone County High School, where the environmental science class, led by teacher Lenny Beck, spent...

Published on 05 May 2016 Written by J.C. Douglass Posted in Community

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., announced on Earth Day that the Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is...

Published on 05 May 2016 Posted in Community

The 2016 Virginia legislative session, which just ended, included some key bills related to implementation of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Two bills, HB 2 and SB 21, were vetoed by Gov....

Published on 04 May 2016 Written by Beth Cope Posted in Community
Published on 04 May 2016 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

For the past eight years, USGBC has offered scholarships to make Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend. For Greenbuild 2015, 94 individuals received a scholarship. Recipients represent a...

Published on 04 May 2016 Written by Nancy Church Posted in Community

This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced the 2016 Green Ribbon Schools honorees. Again...

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