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India’s Green Building Boom

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - India is booming: the rise of a huge middle class, a free-spending younger generation and business-friendly government reforms is making it one of the world's fastest-growing emerging market economies, one that expects to post 6.6 percent growth this fiscal year. By contrast, forecasts have the US economy growing at 2.3 percent in 2017.

Future Cities Summit Ties Sustainability, Social Equity, Clean Energy and Scale

The Greentopia Future Cities Summit, which took place in Rochester, NY, gave a thoughtful look at some of the potential opportunities for cities in the future, and what kinds of steps might be required to get us there.

MA’s Deval Patrick Wins “Green Governor of the Year”

(From left to right) Richard Sullivan, Secretary, Mass. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Mass. Governor Deval L.

AFL-CIO Invests $274 Million into LEED-Certified Construction Projects

AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the United States, announced the creation of 1,653 LEED-certified housing units and approximately 4,100 union construction jobs through investments by their Housing Investment Trust (

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