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The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.


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The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Environment

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20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

California is by far the front-runner in zero energy building activity, with Oregon boasting the second largest count, according to the New Buildings Institute.

Employees Want Employers To Make The World A Better Place

Today's employees care about more than just a paycheck: They want to work for companies that share their values.

Tradition vs. Tradition

The U.S. Interior Department recommends adjusting the boundaries and/or use of 10 national monuments.

Burn Baby Burn

Should burning trees to generate electricity be classified as carbon-neutral?

Employees Place High Standards On Employers’ Environmental Practices

Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

BF Location Video: How Is COVID-19 Testing Done?

Have you wondered about the differences in the types of tests available for COVID-19? In today's episode Neil Lamb, PhD, explains three types of tests and how they work.

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