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June 2013

Published on June 26, 2013 Written by Alyssa Campagnoni Posted in Community

The USGBC Board of Directors convened at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Ind., from June 10-11, 2013. This meeting was held as part of the third annual USGBC Mid-Year Meeting. Rather than an official record of the proceedings, we've summarized the highlights from the meetings. Official meeting minutes will be available online after...

Published on June 26, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

Performance at Temple University’s Liacouras Center will celebrate green building movement

Updated on 8/21/2013

Washington, D.C. – (June 26, 2013) – Rock legends Bon Jovi will perform before thousands of green building...

Published on June 25, 2013 Written by Caroline McNally Posted in Advocacy and policy

A statement issued April 13 announced a renewed collaborative effort and call to action against climate change between the U.S. and China, the world’s two largest greenhouse gas emitters. Both nations have agreed to combine strategies, efforts and resources in order to address the large-scale issue of global climate change, which has...

Published on June 25, 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Media

On behalf of the green building community, I want to commend President Obama for taking a bold step forward today to combat climate change and for recognizing once again the important role that green buildings must play if we are to meet our ambitious goals.  Buildings are responsible for 40 percent of the carbon emissions and can provide...

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