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12th Annual Sustainable Innovation Awards to be Announced at U.S. Green Building Council-L.A. Chapter Green Gala Tonight, with Two Projects of the Year Recognized Community Leaders include The Walt Disney Company, L.A. City Councilmember Nithya Raman, Stand LA, Climate Resolve Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2022) – Tonight at its 18th Annual Green Gala, the […]
LOS ANGELES (September 30, 2022) The recent extreme heat and ongoing severe drought are just two of the most current examples of growing climate change impacts that take a toll on all of us, in particular those in our low income and/or historically underserved communities. The increasing need for education, resources, and inclusion in programs […]
LOS ANGELES (September 6, 2022) Southern California now faces a 365-days-a-year fire season with devastating and potentially deadly consequences. The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) has been working with a suite of experts to provide steps residents can take to protect properties, to reduce wildfire hazards, and increase resilience. USGBC-LA is announcing a […]
LOS ANGELES (August 23, 2022)  The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter  (USGBC-LA) has selected its Board of Directors for 2022 – 2023, with increased representation from the financial sector and the growing field of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance). The 24-person Board of Directors represents the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) community along with […]
LOS ANGELES (June 23, 2022) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) is proud to announce the 2022 cohort of the world’s first Net Zero Accelerator (NZA). The NZA helps position selected pilot-ready, building-focused technologies for success by accelerating their market entry throughout the greater Los Angeles region and beyond through collaboration with marquee […]
LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2022) Adding nature to urban spaces can be a game changer – it canraise life expectancies, speed physical healing, treat PTSD, and increase civility. The ReverenceProject’s Survivor’s Healing Garden, located in the heart of Watts, is a big step in aiming toachieve these outcomes, as well as address environmental issues driven […]
May 20, 2022 – INDUSTRY: Hybrid Programming, Industry Education &Networking, Expo & In-Person Event First Time in Downtown LA May 21, 2022 – COMMUNITY: Jonathan Scott / Property Bros. as Keynote, Plus Green Schools Hands-On Projects, Green Career Guidance, & Expo of Community Organizations, Interactive Demos LOS ANGELES (April 28, 2022) The U.S. Green Building-Los […]
Third in White Paper Pandemic Series, Produced by USGBC-LA and its Committee of LA’s Top Sustainability Executives Los Angeles, CA (July 21, 2021) – With time running out on the major impacts of climatechange, and with technological and financial limitations to immediately cut greenhouse gas(GHG) emissions today, companies are seeking tools to achieve their climate […]
For Immediate Release Media Contact: Julie Du Brow, 310-922-1301 US Green Building Council-L.A.Announces Green Affordable Housing Program, Tackling LA’s Most Challenging Buildings Multi-family Housing Properties in East SFV can Apply for Program Now Los Angeles, CA (March 2, 2021) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) has launched the Green Affordable Housing Program (GAHP), […]
New Partnership with ISI to Offer Envision Certification Training for Infrastructure through Portal LOS ANGELES (March 6, 2020) The City of Los Angeles kicked off a Decade of Action withthe recent mayoral signing of “L.A.’s Green New Deal: Leading By Example”, focusing onbold action to zero out LA’s main sources of harmful emissions – buildings, […]
LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2018) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA)Chapter has selected its 3rd annual Legacy Project, The Discovery Garden, created by the Cityof Simi Valley. The Discovery Garden was selected as the 2018 project with its goals topromote sustainability, encourage equal access to natural wildlife, and help inspire the members of the […]
LOS ANGELES (July 11, 2017) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) Chapter is busy working on its summer endeavor, the Veggie Bus Classroom Project. Proposed by Community Services Unlimited Inc. (CSU), the Veggie Bus was selected by the USGBC-LA as its 2017 Legacy Project due to its reuse, recycle-&-upcycle and additional sustainability goals. USGBC-LA […]

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