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June 2012

Published on June 21, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Media

Rio de Janeiro (June 21, 2012) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) joined today with six major organizations at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to announce the Global Initiative on Urban Resilience (GIUR), an effort designed to spur building and infrastructure development, create new investment opportunities and...

Published on June 13, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

LEED for Homes surpasses 20,000 certified home milestone

Washington, DC – (June 13, 2012) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced that more than 20,000 homes across the U.S. have earned certification through the LEED for Homes program. LEED for Homes is a national voluntary certification system that provides...

Published on June 8, 2012 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Media

On stage at CGI, President Clinton announces the six initial participants – Adobe, Genentech, Google,
Prudential Real Estate Investors, SAP and Zynga – who have committed to a 20 percent reduction in energy, water and waste in two years across a portfolio of five million square feet.

Chicago, Ill. – (June 8, 2012) – The U....

Published on June 5, 2012 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Report Highlights Key Messages to Leaders at Rio+20 Conference

Washington, D.C. (June 5, 2012) – Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the United Nations Environment Programme's Regional Office for North America (UNEP...

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