Sustainability Organizations

These blog posts will introduce you to the various sustainability organizations in existence and the resources they have to offer.

The Role of the USGBC

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Fri, 2018-04-20 13:02
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Are you interested in sustainability? Are you looking to further your knowledge of green building? There are two common paths for exploring these goals.  Read more: The Role of the USGBC »

Building a Sustainability Reporting Framework

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Thu, 2016-11-03 13:09
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According to data from the Sustainability Disclosure Database, sustainability reporting continues to increase on a yearly basis, with worldwide adoption rates. To improve the Triple Bottom Line (People, Planet, and Profit), organizations are looking to utilize a variety of measures to demonstrate compliance with sustainability ideas and principles. While the most popular reporting framework is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), there are also other popular standards upon which organizations can improve sustainable operations.  Read more: Building a Sustainability Reporting Framework »

Corporate Sustainability & The Global Reporting Initiative

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Fri, 2018-04-20 14:22
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One of the fastest growing sustainability standards organizations that few Americans have heard of is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The GRI sets the standards for corporate sustainability reporting similar to the way the US Green Building Council sets the standards for green building reporting.

The GRI is focused on leading the way to a sustainable global economy where organizations manage their economic, environmental, social and governance performance and report their impacts responsibly transparently.  Read more: Corporate Sustainability & The Global Reporting Initiative »