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Advocacy and policy

August 2011

Published on August 29, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Advocacy and policy

Roger Platt, USGBC's Senior Vice President of Global Policy and Law, is to speak at the National Clean Energy...

Published on August 17, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

Despite a struggling economy that's putting tough budget constraints on states across the nation, the green building marketplace is driving innovation and competition, creating opportunity for savings and new jobs, and – bold though it may sound – our states are working overtime to help...

Published on August 15, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Advocacy and policy

Pretend you are a small business owner. You happen to own the building where your business is housed, which has helped you weather the recession. Things seem to be getting better, and you have the opportunity to make some investments in your company that could really pay off in the long run.

You'd like to figure out how to cut your...

Published on August 12, 2011 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Advocacy and policy

Green schools were the focus of a reception with more than 60 attendees – mostly state lawmakers – at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) this past Tuesday, August 9. Co-hosted with the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators,...