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+ USGBC Statement

USGBC Statement on Withdrawal
of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement

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+ More Than Water

As national media attention on the Flint water crisis wanes, an organization called Crossing Water continues to bring services to residents, employing a model that addresses needs beyond access to clean water.

+ Forest City

Italy’s Stefano Boeri plans to transform one of the world’s most polluted cities, Shijiazhuang, China, into an oasis of habitable forest.

+ Biological Revolution

Three innovators answer the call for sustainable building materials with game-changing bio-based products.

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School teacher Jennifer Runde’s 4th- and 5th-grade classes completed a fantastic art collage with recycled National Geographic magazines in celebration of Earth Day.
Courtesy Jennifer Runde

LEED impact categories

+ community

USGBC’s Green Home Guide website offers homeowners sound advice for better living.

+ ecosystems

Motor City is poised to become the epicenter of urban agriculture.

+ green economy

Responding to the risks posed by climate change is no longer reserved for socially responsible companies. There is now a clear priority for all businesses that want a prosperous future.

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+ LEED ON

Dave St. Peter

President and CEO of the Minnesota Twins

+ community

Saint Anthony Village is winning accolades for moving toward becoming a green city.

+ professional pulse

Q & A with Mark Ginsberg, senior fellow, USGBC, and principal of Ginsberg Green Strategies, LLC

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For Starbucks, fostering local leaders is key to delivering on its commitments to the community and the environment.

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