With the peak of summer upon us, our latest issue of USGBC+ takes a look at how the green building movement is incorporating social equity, health, safety and resilience. Experts and enthusiasts alike are showcased in this issue. Through their innovative applications of green building, these industry changemakers better their communities as a whole.
Check out some of our recommended reads from the issue:
Waste Not: Selina Juul, Danish leader in the food waste movement, discusses the importance of conscious food production, purchasing and consumption in regard to her various campaigns to reduce food waste.
The Three “I”s: Companies Intel and Autodesk are taking sustainability guidance from Goal 9 of the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals, where infrastructure, industrialization and innovation help guide sustainable development.
Total Transparency: Project teams are approaching materials sourcing in a more holistic sense with the Integrative Analysis of Building Materials LEED pilot credit.
“We must reduce energy consumption in buildings, which account for 75 percent of our emissions. In setting this example through New York City’s assertive policies, I am hopeful that others will follow the lead.” —Chief Sustainability Officer at New York City Department of Buildings Gina Bocra discusses how USGBC and LEED help guide some of New York’s biggest energy and building policies.
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