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September 2011

Published on September 23, 2011 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

No power on Earth can stop an idea whose time has come.
– Victor Hugo

You don't have time to be starstruck. Yet we are struck, not by a performance in front of the camera but by the dedication to a cause (like Petra Nemcova whose organization Happy Hearts Fund...

Published on September 21, 2011 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

USGBC's Leadership Awards have become synonymous with the organizations and individuals who signify vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green building design and construction. This year's batch of winners is no different – recognizing leaders in...

Published on September 9, 2011 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

I found myself sitting at the kitchen table last night, long after the President and the Packers were done.

The Packers won. What was keeping me up was the thought that the country might actually be able to pull our own victory out of what has been...