by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council
There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.
For over 25 years, The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has supported its members – which include corporations, small businesses, government entities and nonprofits – to achieve their green building goals through its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. LEED is the world’s most widely used green building rating system and promotes the use of strategies that reduce environmental impact, enhance human health and support economic development. Currently, there are over 102,000 LEED certified projects across nearly 180 countries and territories.
Read Deisy full article here from Rethinking our Environments to The Race to Net Zero - https://greenmoney.com/state-of-the-green-building-industry