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Channel: Advocacy and policy

741 articles

Federal funding available for affordable housing projects pursuing LEED
Learn about funding opportunities in the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program.
Lawrence, Kansas, leads through a Sustainable Capital Projects Policy
New construction and major renovation of city facilities must achieve LEED certification.
U.S. lawmakers recognize USGBC’s 30th anniversary and impact
On Earth Day, two legislators shared USGBC's impact on the green building movement.
USGBC statement: Biden-Harris administration delivering on climate, equity and environmental justice
USGBC thanks the administration for its leadership.
Bring green building to your state capitol with an Advocacy Day
USGBC Advocacy Days offer opportunities for members to become involved in advocacy at the state level.
A look at USGBC engagement on state legislation in 2023
USGBC has weighed in on over 50 state-level bills so far this year, leading to several policy successes.
Explore nature-based solutions for Earth Day
USGBC's resource shares strategies to align with the Biden administration's Invest in Nature agenda.
Climate Pollution Reduction Grants unlock opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Climate Pollution Reduction Grants help states and local governments develop climate action plans—and more.
Pre-applications to opt in to DOE energy efficiency grant program due April 28
Eligible entities have until April 28 to pre-apply to DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program.
IPCC report urges immediate action to limit climate change
The IPCC has approved a new major report on climate change.
Op-ed: It's time to execute the goals set for federal buildings
USGBC's federal legislative director shares his thoughts on accelerating the pace of change.
Better Buildings webinar highlights DEI in climate action planning
Explore insights from the health care and education sectors on elevating DEI practices in climate plans.