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Call for Applications to Join the Product Category Rule Subcommittee of the Committee on Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Materials, Products, Services and Systems

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Leonardo Academy announces the formation of a new subcommittee to develop detailed product category rules for calculating and comparing the environmental impacts of building materials and systems.

The subcommittee application may be downloaded here....

 

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Leonardo Academy announces the formation of a new subcommittee to develop detailed product category rules for calculating and comparing the environmental impacts of building materials and systems.

The subcommittee application may be downloaded here....

 

Advanced Environmental Metrics Demonstrated For Green Building at Workshop

Correction to press release: Jason Grant is not affiliated with USGBC. We apologize for the error.
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Proposed national standard will fill need for more robust environmental assessment of products and buildings over their lifetimes, supporting LEED goals.

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Proposed national standard will fill need for more robust environmental assessment of products and buildings over their lifetimes, supporting LEED goals.

National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee Drives Development toward Final Phases at Quarterly Meeting, New Member and Further Funding Announced

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - September 1, 2011 - Leonardo Academy hosted the first remote quarterly meeting of the multi-stakeholder National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee on Thursday, August 25.

Leonardo Academy Announces Approval of Updated ANSI Standard Development Process

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - August 26, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announced the approval of its updated Standard Development Process by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). These changes are the result of Leonardo Academy’s periodic updating of its standard development process, which ANSI reviews and approves. Leonardo Academy is an ANSI-accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO).  

LEED®-EB Silver Certification – CIM: 1333 Broadway Building

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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA -  August 9, 2011 - The 1333 Broadway Building, a ten-story office building located in Oakland, California and managed by CIM Group, Inc., has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED®-EB O+M) Silver Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

GovEnergy 2011 Offsets Event Emissions through the Cleaner and Greener® Program

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, Wisconsin - August 9, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announced today that the GovEnergy 2011 Workshop and Tradeshow attained Cleaner and Greener® Platinum certification through the quantification and offset of emissions related to both climate change and human health. GovEnergy 2011 also promoted event sustainability by offering exhibitors the opportunity to assess the sustainability of their exhibiting process by filling out an Exhibitor Sustainability Scorecard.

LEED-EB Silver Certification – American Landmark Properties: One Park Place

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Syracuse, NY - July 19, 2011 - One Park Place, a ten-story office building located in Syracuse, New York and managed by American Landmark Properties, has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED®-EB O+M) Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

LEED®-EB Gold Certification is Earned for The World Bank’s “I” and “J” Buildings

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, DC - July 12, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announced that The World Bank’s Washington, DC “I” and “J” Buildings, owned and managed by The World Bank, have been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED®-EB: O&M) v2009 Gold Certification. This certification recognizes that The World Bank has implemented continuous sustainability improvement measures guided by LEED-EB, a rating system developed by the U.S.

Phillips Mushroom Farms Donates to Support the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Development Process

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI – July 5, 2011 – Leonardo Academy recognized Phillips Mushroom Farms for its generous donation to support the development of the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard. This standard will provide guidance to producers on how they can increase the sustainability of their production and provide a system for documenting and communicating these sustainability achievements.  The National Sustainable Agriculture Standard will empower producers to sell and buyers to buy sustainable agricultural products.

Call for Applications to Join the Standards Committee on Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Materials, Products, Services and Systems

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - June 2, 2011 - Leonardo Academy, an accredited developer of American national standards, is pleased to announce three new openings on the Standards Committee for the Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Materials, Products, Services and SystemsOne opening each is currently available in the Producer, User, and Environmental interest categories. 

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