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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings..

With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, more than 20,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 100,000 LEED Accredited Professionals, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to soar to $60 billion by 2010.  The USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students.

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U.S. Green Building Council
2101 L Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037

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Phone: 1-800-795-1747

GRESB Launches Health and Well-being Module for the Real Estate Industry

GRESB, the global standard for environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessment of real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets, today announced the launch of the GRESB Health and Well-being Module. This new module is an optional supplement to the GRESB Real Estate Assessment, which is an annual survey on behalf of a large group of institutional investors that captures information regarding the ESG performance of property companies, fund managers and developers

WELL Building Standard Introduced in China

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) formally introduced the WELL Building Standard in China. WELL is a system that focuses on human health and wellbeing in the built environment

833 Million Square Feet of Building Space in India using LEED

USGBC announced today that 833 million square feet of building space in India is using LEED. The new study, LEED in Motion: India, was released today and details the impact LEED and green building have had on the Indian economy and its buildings, homes and communities.

Weifang and USGBC Announce Partnership to Advance Green Buildings

he U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the city of Weifang have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate greater adoption of green buildings while strengthening and encouraging robust green city principles and practices in Weifang

Director of USGBC’s Center for Green Schools Named World Green Building Council Chairman’s Award...

Stuttgart, Germany - June 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rachel Gutter, director of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, received the World Green Building Council Chairman’s Award this week during the WorldGBC Congress in Stuttgart, Germany. Gutter was given the award for her leadership at the forefront of the green schools movement, and working to make healthy, energy-efficient schools accessible to everyone across the globe. The award was presented by WorldGBC Chairman Rick Fedrizzi.

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