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September 2014

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Published on September 30, 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. – (Sept. 30, 2014) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced today the 11 projects selected for the 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods (AGN) grant program.

Each of these neighborhood redevelopment projects are pursuing certification under USGBC’s LEED...

Published on September 30, 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

More than 3,700 service projects took place throughout the world with hundreds of thousands of volunteers participating

Washington, DC – (Sept. 29, 2014) – The third annual Green Apple Day of Service, which took place on Saturday, Sept. 27...

Published on September 30, 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Advocacy and policy

We have reached a new era in the history of green building with Mayor Vincent Gray’s recent announcement that Washington, D.C., has surpassed 100 million square feet of LEED-certified space.

While the District of Columbia...

Published on September 30, 2014 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Advocacy and policy

This is what democracy looks like.

Last Sunday, I had the privilege of joining the Urban Green Council and over 400,000 other concerned global citizens, including celebs like Leonardo DiCaprio, and leaders like UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in the People’s Climate...

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