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Friday Roundup: Greener grocery stores, pushing sustainable policies

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Nicholas Eckhart via Flickr
Nicholas Eckhart via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Achieving sustainability, Grocery Headquarters. USGBC Vice President of Product Management Lisa Stanley discussed how grocery stores are finding value using LEED, but more work needs to be done.

My Green Policy Wish List for 2014, Building Green. Enhanced building codes to heighten resilience in the built environment are high on Alex Wilson’s list.

Record-Breaking Land Deal Completed in Central L.A., Set to Become the Site of New LEED-Certified Industrial Complex, Commercial Property Executive. LEED will be at the forefront of a development project that involves the largest land deal in more than a decade in central Los Angeles.

Top 10 U.S. cities for green meetings in 2014, GreenBiz. The meetings and events industry is leading the way in greening its buildings and operations. Did your city make the list?

These buildings come in many shapes and sizes – but all green, Cincinnati Business Courier. Check out this slideshow of some of the greenest spaces in the Cincinnati area.

Five HBCUs Saving The World Through Sustainability, Huffington Post. Read about what historically black academic institutions are doing “to preserve the environment and build healthier communities for African-Americans throughout the United States.”

Electrolux Expands North American Headquarters, Plans to Add 810 Jobs, Appliance Magazine. The appliance manufacturer is planning a 375,000-square-foot, six-floor, LEED-certified expansion in Charlotte, N.C.

University of Oregon Receives First LEED Platinum Certification, Green Building News. Way to go Ducks!

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Media Specialist U.S. Green Building Council

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