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Published on 23 May 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Between 40,000 to 77,000 new jobs per year created with renewal of 179D tax deduction

Washington, D.C.—May 23, 2017—As many as 77,000 new design and construction jobs would be created annually over 10 years—along with almost $7.4...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

New collaboration to greatly accelerate green building growth through LEED certification in South Korean capital

Seoul, South Korea (May 18, 2017)—Today, USGBC and the Seoul Metropolitan Government signed an agreement to accelerate ...

Published on 27 Apr 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

GBCI Europe to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in Europe

Munich, Germany—(April 27, 2017)—GBCI, the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green...

Published on 22 Mar 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

China has reached an impressive level of LEED-certified buildings

Beijing, China—(March 22, 2017)—Today, USGBC announced that China has hit a major milestone and surpassed more than 1,000 ...

Published on 22 Mar 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Recipients represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Atlanta, GA—(March 22, 2017)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in...

Published on 07 Mar 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Record-breaking waste diversion rate of 90 percent and first year water restoration initiatives among highlights

Washington, D.C.—March 7, 2017—Informa Exhibitions U.S. and USGBC announced the release of the...

Published on 02 Mar 2017 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Dr. Antwi Akom and Dr. Elizabeth Kiss to speak at conference that brings together sustainability advocates, education leaders, parents to transform nation’s schools

Washington, D.C.—(March 1, 2017)—The...

Published on 23 Feb 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building; Conference will be held in partnership with the ABEC Exhibitions and Conferences Ltd. (ABEC)

Mumbai, India—(Feb. 23, 2017)—USGBC, the creators of the...

Published on 16 Feb 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Venues report from U.S. Green Building Council highlights the impact LEED and green practices are having on venues’ triple bottom line

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 16, 2017)—Today, USGBC...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED certification pilot poised to boost the sustainability and efficiency of transit globally; Delhi Metro Rail Corporation announced as first adopter

New Delhi, India—(February 15, 2017)—Today,...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Greenbuild is where the green building industry unites

Shanghai, China—(Feb. 15, 2017)—Today, USGBC—the creators of the LEED green building rating system—announced that...

Published on 25 Jan 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Massachusetts moves from third to first; New York rejoins ranking

(Washington, D.C.)—Jan. 25, 2017—Today, USGBC announced the Top 10 States for LEED, an annual ranking that...

Published on 14 Dec 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

China tops list as demand for sustainable buildings outside of U.S. continues to drive LEED, green construction

Washington, D.C.—(Dec. 14, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the Top 10 Countries for LEED, a list that highlights...

Published on 07 Dec 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Achieving Urban Resilience report demonstrates citywide technology solutions to enhance public health, strengthen urban equity and resilience and slow climate change while saving D.C. $5 billion dollars over 40 years ...

Published on 01 Dec 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Arc’s mission is to connect all actions through a single platform that delivers a higher quality of life

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 1, 2016) — A new technology company, Arc Skoru Inc., officially launched today by...

Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters, home to more than 44,000 employees

Washington, D.C.—(Nov. 28, 2016)—GBCI announced today that...

Published on 17 Nov 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Washington, DC —(Nov. 15, 2016)—Today, Informa Exhibitions, USGBC and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA announced that Greenbuild and...

Published on 16 Nov 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

November 16, 2016—(Washington, DC)—The USGBC Board of Directors announced today that Mahesh Ramanujam has completed the transition into his new role as president and CEO of USGBC, effective Nov. 4,...

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