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November 2012

Published on November 28, 2012 Written by Matt Pearce Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC is full of troublemakers, and that is a great thing.

Throughout this year's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in San Francisco, attendees were empowered to make their voices heard. Hundreds lined up to send postcards to their elected representatives. Each postcard carried an...

Published on November 27, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy
Msheireb Downtown Doha  Credit: Msheireb Properties

In conjunction with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties 18 (COP18), the U.S. Green Building Council and Qatar Green Building Council would like to invite you to a special event on the growth of green building design and construction throughout the world. The event will highlight the notable...

Published on November 27, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry
Greenbuild 2012 Closing Plenary Credit: Oscar Einzig

Governor Jerry Brown, Jane McGonigal and William McDonough deliver a galvanizing closing plenary to packed house in San Francisco

Nov. 27, 2012 (Washington, DC) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) welcomed close to 25,000 to San Francisco, Calif. for its 11th annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the world...

Published on November 26, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

In the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of each November. While the holiday originates in early American history/folklore, the tradition of remembering things for which you are grateful lives on. Despite my strong urges against writing something ‘cheesy’ on this ubiquitous theme, I feel it is imperative to reflect...

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