U.S. Green Building Council

Better buildings equal better lives

The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide. Our vision is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.

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Working to build healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities.


We are a community of real estate leaders, governments, developers, contractors, architects and engineers.

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Showcase your knowledge, experience and credibility as a LEED Green Associate or LEED AP with specialty.

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Invest in sustainability and green building education—knowledge is the tool to drive true transformation.

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