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Published on 25 Aug 2015 Written by Jaime Van Mourik Posted in Center for Green Schools

Institutions of higher education represent many things to many different people. They are temples of learning, understanding and growth, centers for research and discovery, homes away from home during some of the most formative years of young adulthood and, often, beacons of leadership on...

Published on 25 Aug 2015 Posted in Industry

Thinking about disasters is a hard sell. But whether we think about them or not, we pay for them. According to the 2015 UNISDR Global Assessment Report, expected annual global losses are estimated to reach $314 billion in the built environment alone.  All indicators suggest that the...

Published on 25 Aug 2015 Written by Andrew Condon Posted in Community

The USGBC volunteer awards, which were given out at USGBC’s annual mid-year meeting, Convergence, recognize individuals for their incredible work and leadership over the course of the year....

Published on 24 Aug 2015 Written by william Balek Posted in Center for Green Schools

Recently, ISSA was fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in the development of a new resource authored by USGBC's Center for Green Schools—it’s called...

Published on 24 Aug 2015 Written by Colin White Posted in Community

In 2014, after receiving over numerous likes, shares and comments on Facebook, the Social Equity Pilot Credit was recognized at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans. Nine...

Published on 24 Aug 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Local Climate Leaders Circle Brings Together More Than a Dozen Cities to Highlight Examples of Strong Climate Action

WASHINGTON, DC – (August 24, 2015) A coalition of U.S...

Published on 21 Aug 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

Last week, USGBC honored seven outstanding home builders, developers and projects that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in residential green building by awarding them with prestigious...

Published on 21 Aug 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

Two things stand out when one looks across the skylines of São Paulo and Rio. The iconic blue Fortlev water tanks dot the roofs of many homes and...

Published on 21 Aug 2015 Written by Logan Taylor Posted in LEED

Consistently, Citibank remains a global leader in the realm of sustainable construction with over 200 plus LEED-certified spaces worldwide. In South America alone, Citibank has certified two projects, one in...

Published on 21 Aug 2015 Written by Tara Martinez Posted in Industry

This article was originally published on monarchmetal.com on Aug. 12, 2015. Read the original version.

In some small way, each of us knows the value of wood as a...

Published on 20 Aug 2015 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in LEED

Mexico City: It’s a place famous for its pre-Colombian civilizations, its cuisine and culture, and as the megacity once ranked as the #1 most polluted city in the world.

Today the city is a rising leader in sustainability and urban innovation, with aggressive work...

Published on 20 Aug 2015 Written by Andrew Condon Posted in Community

For this USGBC Podcast, we spotlight an organization like no other, whose mission is seldom addressed, but deeply needed.

Centered around the development of training courses to provide practical green education and a pathway toward green career placement for armed service veterans,...

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