Green Building CSR News

Stith Takes Seat on Board of Leading Clean Transportation Organization

Black & Veatch director chosen for expertise in electric vehicle technology and strategy
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch proudly announces that Paul Stith, Director of Strategy and Innovation for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business, has been named to the board of Forth, a leading U.S. organization advancing clean transportation.

Clarion Partners' Commitment to Sustainable Buildings Recognized by Leading Industry Organizations

Clarion Partners Recently Named a 2020 GOLD Green Lease Leader by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance and the Institute for Market Transformation and a Fitwel Champion by the Center for Active Design
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The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance has announced Clarion Partners, LLC  as a GOLD-level 2020 Green Lease Leader.

Mohawk Group's Fresh Take On Contemporary Plaid

By Quinn Halman
Article

Manufactured according to International Living Future Institute standards that ensures a net positive impact for people and the environment as a Living ProductPattern & Symmetry is also built to last.

LOVE+GREEN BUILDING: You and Me and the Beautiful Planet

New illustrated book by renowned green building leader provides genuine insights into why a sustained awakening of the heart is key to turning back the tide of climate change and environmental degradation.
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SEATTLE, May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/– Ecotone Publishing, the industry’s first exclusive green architecture and design publisher, today announced the release of a new book titled LOVE+GREEN BUILDING: You and Me and the Beautiful Planet written by green architect and global green warrior Jason F. McLennan.

Katerra CLT Factory Receives Chain of Custody Certifications

SFI®, FSC®, and PEFC certifications offer new options for Katerra CLT to meet green building standards
Press Release

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, today announced that its cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory has earned Chain of Custody (CoC) certifications under three major certification programs: Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SCS-SFI/COC-007240), Forest Stewardship Coun

Land Betterment Corporation's Announces Site Selection of First Residential Housing Communities

Company is transforming former coal mining sites into sustainable housing communities
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FISHERS, Ind., May 26, 2020 /3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to announce the site selections for its first two residential housing communities in eastern Kentucky.  The Company’s sustainable housing division, ekō, is an ecological development company using innovative solutions to upcycle land and material for the community through affordable, modern, energy

Tetra Pak Joins the European Alliance for a Green Recovery

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May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The COVID-19 outbreak has not only disrupted daily life, but also made a significant economic impact across Europe, compelling governments to rebuild and rethink the economic recovery.

International WELL Building Institute Announces the WELL AP Exam is Now Online

Candidates pursuing the leading professional credential for advancing health and wellness in buildings and communities can now take the exam from anywhere
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NEW YORK – May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that the WELL AP (accredited professional) exam is now available online. The WELL AP credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities around the world.

Smart City by Mohawk Group Is a Path to a Smarter Planet

By Quinn Halman
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Smart cities unite people through high-speed technology and connectivity. As cities continue to inspire their own cultures, create personal opportunities, and remain where business headquarters are located, cities are shaping key experiences for the many different people who call them home. Inspired by the city of today and the cities of tomorrow, one company has created a carpet system that highlights the urban environments of the future, made in a sustainable way. 

Making a Wave of Change With Recycled Plastics

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An interactive, large-scale sculpture built almost entirely from upcycled materials by Brooklyn-based artist Basia Goszczynska, Overflow represents plastic pollution in our oceans while celebrating ingenious recycling technologies that help minimize our waste stream. The work serves as a “canary in a coal mine,” warning us about what will become of our oceans if we fail to take responsibility for our waste.

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