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Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .


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Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. USGBC articles below.


15 Cities, Counties Picked For LEED Government Leadership Program

Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

City Of Santa Fe Earns Sustainability Certification

The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve LEED Gold status under the USGBC's more stringent LEED v4.1 rating system.

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.

Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building

Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities.

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

New Technology Center Of Excellence Complete In Monroe, LA

First announced in 2011, CenturyLink's new Technology Center of Excellence will be home to 800 jobs in Monroe and result in 1,170 new indirect jobs in the greater Monroe area.

Schindler Opens Elevator Manufacturing Facility In Hanover, PA

First elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

FirstEnergy To Build New $45 Million Transmission Control Center In Akron

The Akron Control Center will feature advanced computer systems to monitor electrical grid reliability in various geographic areas of the country where FirstEnergy has operations. Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:26 AM

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

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