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Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

New collaboration to greatly accelerate green building growth through LEED certification in South Korean capital

Seoul, South Korea (May 18, 2017)—Today, USGBC and the Seoul Metropolitan Government signed an agreement to accelerate ...

Published on 17 May 2017 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Community

Attend the Sustainable Brands conference from May 22–25 in Detroit, Michigan, to learn more about the power of brands that embrace sustainability. 

Purpose-driven brands are transforming the...

Published on 16 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Center for Green Schools

At the Center for Green Schools, hands-on environmental and sustainability education is an essential part of our mission for our activities in schools and in...

Published on 16 May 2017 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

Why become a member of USGBC National Capital Region? A membership offers the chance to get involved in your community, support local green building efforts and connect with other professionals who value...

Published on 16 May 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

Droughts, floods, migration and informal settlements, water quality, climate preparedness, earthquakes...these were just a few of the resiliency challenges discussed by workshop participants at Resilient Cities 2017. Countries...

Published on 16 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Beyond being a game-changing green building rating system, LEED is now also a way to certify whole cities and communities. Make your city an environmentally friendly place that is...

Published on 11 May 2017 Written by Carrie Webster Posted in Community
Published on 11 May 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

Are you working on a LEED v4 project in the Middle East? Looking for best practices for specifying and procuring green materials?

Join us for a workshop on May 22 with the...

Published on 11 May 2017 Written by Wes Sullens Posted in Industry

In press releases issued last week, the sponsoring organizations of the 2018 International Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC) provided an update on the development and publication plans for the model green code.

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Published on 10 May 2017 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

NeoCon®, one of the most important events of the year for the commercial design industry, is taking place at The Mart in Chicago, June 12–14. The three-day event attracts 50,000 design professionals and showcases hundreds of cutting-...

Published on 09 May 2017 Written by Trevyr Meade Posted in LEED

Does your LEED v4 O+M or BD+C project include a parking structure? If so, you may already be well on your way to also achieving...

Published on 09 May 2017 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Greenbuild

For Greenbuild 2017, in Boston from November 7–10, USGBC offers several scholarships to community changemakers who share our vision and have the drive to make green buildings and sustainable communities accessible to all people...

Published on 09 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Education

In case you missed our recent announcement, we want to make sure you know about the new, targeted playlists we've developed for Education @USGBC. We've curated some of our favorite...

Published on 09 May 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! When we talk about green schools, the conversation in the building industry is often focused on environmental impact and healthy design and construction. However, educators are the central players in the ...

Published on 08 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

Ten years after a two-mile-wide tornado devastated the town of Greensburg, Kansas, the rebuilt community is a model for what green building can do. More than just an...

Published on 08 May 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

Several new studies have been released that bolster the evidence supporting the business case for LEED. In each study, researchers did a deep dive into energy-related and economic outcomes for...

Published on 05 May 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Advocacy and policy

As the possibility looms that our current administration may retreat from the commitment that the United States made to the Paris Agreement, USGBC lends its voice to the array of private and...

Published on 05 May 2017 Written by Michael Peel Posted in Community

USGBC Arizona feted the public launch of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District at the historic ...

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