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Published on 22 Sep 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

This spring, USGBC wrapped up the fourth and final round of the Affordable Green Neighborhoods (AGN) grant program, supported by generous funding from the...

Published on 22 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Too often, landscapes, infrastructure and buildings are designed without regard to their harmful impact on our scarce resources, essential ecological systems and quality of life. Population growth and development are causing our communities to use more resources than ever before, which means...

Published on 21 Sep 2017 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC has passionate volunteers who not only tell others about the green building movement, but take action to continue propelling our country forward. Just as USGBC is...

Published on 21 Sep 2017 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in Advocacy and policy

This Mon., September 25, kicks off World Green Building Week (WGBW), an annual event that highlights the role buildings play in the fight against climate change. USGBC is again partnering with the...

Published on 21 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC’s Founding Chair to Anchor World’s Largest Green Building Conference and Expo as it Comes to China for the First Time

Shanghai—(September 21, 2017)—USGBC, the creators of...

Published on 20 Sep 2017 Written by Margo Street Posted in Education

Learn powerful new strategies for making sustainability a driver of organizational engagement and change at the Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership course. Offered through Harvard’s...

Published on 20 Sep 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Each article in the latest issue of Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, the green schools journal published by the Green Schools National...

Published on 20 Sep 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

If you have a Green Apple Day of Service project that requires funding, consider receiving donations through DonorsChoose.org. If you register your Green Apple Day of Service...

Published on 20 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Interested in learning how to cut waste and costs at your campus? Kick-start your zero waste journey and take waste reduction at your campus to the next level by attending these two events at Greenbuild Boston.

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Published on 19 Sep 2017 Written by Ally Dzelilovic Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region is launching a new monthly class this fall, the LEED Credits Master Class. We invite you to engage in meaningful discussions on credits specific to...

Published on 19 Sep 2017 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Greenbuild

At Greenbuild Boston 2017, find out how LEED v4 is working to make homes more efficient and healthy for residents.

In the U.S., homes consume nearly...

Published on 19 Sep 2017 Written by Rhiannon Jacobsen Posted in Community

It is an exciting time in the green industry. USGBC’s Green Building Economic Impact Study found that the green construction growth rate is rapidly outpacing that of conventional...

Published on 19 Sep 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Community

In so many parts of our country and the world, people are facing devastations from catastrophic weather and geological phenomena of a scope and scale that I cannot even begin to imagine. USGBC is a global community, and watching those suffering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, wildfires in...

Published on 18 Sep 2017 Written by Michael Deane Posted in Education

More than 13 years ago, Turner Construction Company made a commitment to promote sustainable building methods and to develop the skills necessary to build green. It makes good business sense for our...

Published on 18 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Attend our upcoming training at Greenbuild Boston to be recognized as a verified expert on all things zero waste and earn your TRUE Advisor professional certificate. TRUE...

Published on 18 Sep 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

Today marks the start of Climate Week NYC, the annual convening of business and government leaders to share strategies for fighting climate change. USGBC will be there, sharing our expertise and learning from our sister organizations....

Published on 18 Sep 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C.—(Sept. 18, 2017)—Today, USGBC and Informa Exhibitions announced that President Bill Clinton will give a special keynote address at the...

Published on 15 Sep 2017 Written by Tia Metzger Posted in Greenbuild

In its inaugural year, Greenbuild China offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives and revolutionize business by addressing pressing issues such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate...

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