Press Release: USGBC Readies Green Building Industry for LEED Positive Future

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The following is a press release following the annual Greenbuild Conference & Expo, presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and owned and operated by Informa Connect. USGBC delivered key updates intended to help push the industry closer to a regenerative future as outlined through LEED Positive.

New programs and LEED updates bring focus to social equity and health while pushing buildings to commit to net zero and preparing for a shift to regenerative strategies

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2020) – Last week concluded the annual Greenbuild Conference & Expo, presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and owned and operated by Informa Connect. Throughout this year’s virtual event, USGBC delivered key updates intended to help push the industry closer to a regenerative future as outlined through LEED Positive, while prioritizing solutions that promote social equity, resilience and health across communities.

green building“The world today is facing intersecting crises that cannot be resolved with fragmented solutions, but require integrated, equitable practices and an industry wide commitment to standardizing those practices,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of USGBC, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and Arc.

“We must set the standard for building a better world and it starts with LEED. This year’s Greenbuild may have looked different, but I’m grateful for the continued commitment I see from the thousands of green building professionals around the world.”
(Read the full USGBC press release here)

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