Just as the spring brings growth and new life, the green building movement continues to evolve as well. In our spring issue, USGBC+ takes a look at the industry minds shaping the sustainable building landscape and reflects on the roots from which that landscape grew.
Take a look at some of our recommended reads from the issue:
The State of the Sustainability Market: Industry leaders reflect on how far USGBC, and the market as a whole, have come in 25 years and where the ever-expanding movement is expected to grow in the future.
Sweet Success: MARS—best known as the maker of Snickers, 3 Musketeers, and other confections—works to improve the quality of life for its rice and cocoa farmers around the globe by looking to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for guidance.
Millennial Market: the landscape for starter homes is changing as the market leans more toward energy efficiency and smart technology. This cultural and social shift is also affecting how first-time homebuyers interact with their community and home.
“The next generation of the built environment will move toward net zero energy, integrate resilient infrastructure systems, and ensure that all residents have access to affordable housing and a prosperous future.” —Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser shares insights on the capital’s future plans for a more sustainable and prosperous city.
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