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+ Contractors Leading the Way

A new LEED User Group helps accredited builders connect and achieve their projects’ full potential.

+ The Power of Zero

A number of organizations are formalizing their efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

+ Advancing Global Unity

The private sector joins with global governments to create mutual opportunities to advance a sustainable economy.

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Triple Bottom Line

Alexandre Magnin is a sustainability consultant and illustrator. Here he suggests a new look at the triple bottom line viewed through the lens of science. The intent is to provide businesses with a new perspective on the rationale for integrating sustainability into who and how they are in the world.
Courtesy Alexandre Magnin.

www.amcreative.org, www.sustainabilityillustrated.com

LEED impact categories

+ community

Lava Mae addresses a chronic challenge facing homeless populations.

+ ecosystems

Diverse organizations come together to make Yellowstone the nation’s greenest park.

+ green economy

Green For All gives disenfranchised communities a voice in sustainability.

departments

+ LEED ON

Mahesh Ramanujan

President and CEO

USGBC & GBCI

+ technology

A new software program helps users see the holistic value of sustainable design.

+ advocacy

An initiative created by the AIA helps architectural firms turn the 2030 Challenge into a 2030 Commitment.

+ professional pulse

Q & A with Moira Moser, founder and chairman of M Moser Associates