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September 2012

Published on September 30, 2012 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Mayor Ralph Becker from Salt Lake City; Mayor George Heartwell from Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Vice Mayor Kristin Jacobs from Broward County, Fla. share local leadership on resiliency in the built environment.

Washington (Oct. 1 2012) – At the National Press Club today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and...

Published on September 30, 2012 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

The Oct. 1 quarterly addenda to the LEED 2009 rating systems and reference guides and latest LEED Interpretations are now available: Search for entries. The fastest way to see all changes is to search by 10/1/2012 in the database.

This quarter, we published 34 new...

Published on September 30, 2012 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

The first annual Green Apple Day of Service has come and gone, and what a weekend it was. More than 1,200 communities around the world took a moment to think differently about where they learn, and participated in meaningful steps towards change. Events and school improvement projects happened in all 50 states, on every continent, and in more...

Published on September 29, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Center for Green Schools

This week, I had the extraordinary opportunity to attend the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, a gathering that brings together leaders from around the world and encourages them to make a commitment to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the global community.

USGBC's mission is nothing short of building a better...

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