Green Building Alliance inspires the creation of healthy, high performing places for everyone by providing leadership that connects knowledge, transformative ideas, and collaborative action.
GBA has worked to advance healthy, high performing, and green places in
Western Pennsylvania since 1993. An aligned chapter of the U.S. Green Building
Council, GBA proudly serves 26 counties in Western Pennsylvania through three
branches: Greater Pittsburgh, Northwest Pennsylvania, & Laurel Highlands.
We advance our mission through four main initiatives: Knowledge Network
(education, networking, support), Pittsburgh 2030 District, Green & Healthy
Schools Academy, and Policy & Advocacy.
*Advance the region’s standing as a green building leader with GBA as the
“go-to” provider for green building education, knowledge, and support.
*Provide leadership by integrating issues of health, resiliency, and building
product innovation into GBA’s key initiatives.
*Increase our effectiveness by expanding the scale of GBA’s impact from
buildings to neighborhoods, communities, cities, and regions.
*Influence the development of local and statewide policies and the direction
of local projects by renewing GBA’s policy and advocacy efforts.
*Innovate within the context of Pittsburgh’s sustainability and resiliency
efforts by elevating one of GBA’s early-stage projects to a larger
*Develop a systems- and community-level vision with organizational partners
centered around common goals and strategic alliances.