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Discussions with tag 'Economy'

Made In the USA

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I would love to hear from people and companies currently involved in the #madeinmmerica movement/program. I remember (kind of cheesy) commercials about this long ago, and then the momentum seemed to d…

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Environment,MadeIntheUSA,madeinamerica,Manufacturing,Economy,Jobs

2 replies | 1783 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015 | Last updated: 06/05/2015

Webcast, Survey Results: How are Businesses Reacting to Climate Change? December 1st, 1 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

There is urgency for business to accept responsibility for improving their operations, their products and their supply chains. Whether these changes take the form of a commitment to increase efficienc…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Climate Change,Economy

0 replies | 964 views | Posted on: 11/19/2015 | Last updated: 11/19/2015

Studies Report: Green Construction Growth Outpaces Conventional Construction - More to Come

by NSchepis // Student at Bridgewater State

The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) 2015 Green Building Economic Study by Booz Allen Hamilton reports that green construction spending is expected to grow 15.1 percent each year. Annual spending…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Green Building,Green Jobs,Construction,Economy,USGBC

0 replies | 1199 views | Posted on: 12/07/2015 | Last updated: 12/07/2015

Why Tackling Climate Change is Good for Business- December 15th, 1 pm ET

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Via GreenBiz: The United Nations conference on climate change, COP21, is prompting new soul-searching among global business leaders. The big question is not only to know if your organization is con…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Climate Change,business,Sustainability,Economy,COP21

0 replies | 1066 views | Posted on: 12/11/2015 | Last updated: 12/11/2015

JUNE 29th: WEBINAR: Economic Impact Potential and Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in Michigan

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

June 29, 2016 1:00 – 2:00PM West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum recently partnered with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to conduct a waste audit and economic analysis of the mu…

Verge 17, September 19-21

by AbbieKnight


Filed under: Events

California Green Building

Keywords: Sustainability,Economy

0 replies | 587 views | Posted on: 06/09/2017 | Last updated: 06/09/2017

The impact of green buildings in the Brazilian economy

by Suelen Ribeiro // Architect/ LEED GA

Green building is gaining space in Brazilian economy, accorded with GBCB (Green Building Council Brazil), sustainable buildings account about 10% of the national construction GDP. This is significant …

Filed under: Green Building Finance

Brasil Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,Economy,Brazil

0 replies | 1760 views | Posted on: 01/08/2018 | Last updated: 01/09/2018

World Microgrids- The Operator and User Forum, September 5-7 in Miami

by AbbieKnight

World Microgrids is launching in Miami to create a global forum for microgrid operators and users. Bringing piers together to tackle common challenges to microgrid deployment, integration and operatio…

Filed under: Florida

Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Economy,Microgrid

0 replies | 1086 views | Posted on: 06/28/2018 | Last updated: 06/28/2018

Circular Economy Policies - Free Webinar, August 1, 3-4pm

by AbbieKnight

Circular Economy requires Thinking Circular—maybe your head is already spinning. But you are not alone in this challenge. Global challenges and new legislation force companies to rethink their m…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Economy,Circular Economy,Global Challenges

0 replies | 1360 views | Posted on: 07/19/2018 | Last updated: 07/26/2018

Greenbiz: Circularity 20: Advancing the Circular Economy, (Online) August 25-27

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Circularity isn’t just another sustainability framework — it’s a radically different way of doing business. It’s an emerging business strategy that enables companies and organi

Keywords: business,Economy,Greenbiz,Circular Economy,Green Business

0 replies | 718 views | Posted on: 03/23/2020 | Last updated: 08/23/2020

USGBC's Healthy Economy Forum, August 4-5

by AbbieKnight

Healthy people in healthy places equals a healthy economy. This is USGBC’s new strategy intended to leverage the USGBC community to support buildings and communities in a post-pandemic world.&nb

Filed under: Webinars

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Economy,Health,COVID19,Healthy Economy

0 replies | 2413 views | Posted on: 07/06/2020 | Last updated: 07/16/2020

An Introduction to Thermal Temperature Screening with C3 Communications (Video)

by Rate It Green Team

Have you been scanned yet to take your temperature?  Have you been wondering how these systems work? What happens to the data?  Join Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. and Darrius Key of C3 Co

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: business,Healthy Building,Economy,Health,Facilities Management,Coronavirus,Facilities,COVID19

0 replies | 2637 views | Posted on: 07/17/2020 | Last updated: 02/04/2023

FREE Online Course: Reel Green Carbon Calculator for Film Production, August 26, 4 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Calculating the carbon footprint of your production is an important step in understanding the impact of film production. Having consistent data and metrics from the industry can help organizations lik

Filed under: Online Courses

Keywords: Economy,Carbon,Energy Calculations

0 replies | 1069 views | Posted on: 08/07/2020 | Last updated: 08/07/2020

USGBC Webinar: The Zero-Energy Economy, April 21, 10:30 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

In its second generation, the USGBC is guided by our four pillars: sustainability, resiliency, health, and equity.  Now more than ever it is important to examine our programming through each

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,Economy,Net Zero Energy

0 replies | 1839 views | Posted on: 03/13/2021 | Last updated: 03/13/2021

Webinar: The Carbon Roundtable - Are You Considering Net Zero? April 22, 7 am EDT / 12 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Becoming a carbon neutral business can feel like a bit of a minefield, no matter how new or far you are through the journey.

Whenever we talk about carbon at our events, our attendees have a lot of

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Earth Day,Economy,Carbon,future,Net zero

0 replies | 1055 views | Posted on: 04/10/2021 | Last updated: 04/10/2021

The Gigaton Climate Challenge: Decarbonizing with Scale and Urgency, April 29, 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Transitioning the United States economy toward deep decarbonization will have unequally distributed effects—both positive and negative—across socio-economic groups, geographies, and econom

Filed under: Energy

California Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Resiliency,Economy,Resilience,Decarbonization,Equity,C3E,Economic Transition

0 replies | 844 views | Posted on: 04/24/2021 | Last updated: 04/24/2021

Free Webinar: Green Retrofit Session - Healthy Homes and Buildings, Meeting the UK's Net Zero 2050 Emissions Goals, May 13, 1 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

As we recover from the pandemic and look towards meeting the UK’s net zero emissions target by 2050, a ‘green recovery’ and the need to retrofit and decarbonise existing homes is hig

Filed under: Webinars

UK Green Building

Keywords: Healthy Housing,Government,Economy,green retrofit,Healthy Buildings,COVID19

0 replies | 797 views | Posted on: 04/26/2021 | Last updated: 04/26/2021

2021 National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource, Virtual Event, Oct. 19-21 and 26-27

by samanthaklein // Intern

Energy efficiency’s role in a transforming utility industry has never been more essential. More and more utilities have set ambitious corporate carbon reduction goals. Policymakers are expanding

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Economy,Utilities,Electricity,Policymaker

0 replies | 1679 views | Posted on: 10/06/2021 | Last updated: 10/06/2021

Virtual Event: VERGE Climate Tech, October 25-28

by samanthaklein // Intern

The urgency of the climate crisis is accelerating — and so, too, is the opportunity to build a clean economy. We have a once-in-a-lifetime moment to transform society and create sustainable, jus

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,Sustainable Infrastructure,Economy,Resilience,Sustainable Investing,Utilities

0 replies | 1748 views | Posted on: 10/06/2021 | Last updated: 10/06/2021

Design Practice Exchange - Navigating the [Post] Pandemic Design Terrain, November 19, 8 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

The Design + Practice Exchange (DPE) is a one-and-a-half-day symposium of compelling conversations and design presentations centering on the voices of women in architecture. The Women in Architecture

Filed under: Designers

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Design,New York,Economy,Wellness,pandemic

0 replies | 2911 views | Posted on: 11/03/2021 | Last updated: 11/03/2021

Webinar: Regenerative Design: Breathable Architecture & Resilient Cities, April 7, 2 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

We have always looked to nature for design inspiration. Now we’re also designing with and for nature. Building on decades of expertise in sustainable design, our design focus is expanding to enc

Filed under: Sustainable Communities and Developments

Keywords: Sustainable Communities,Economy,Cities,Environmental Policy,Urban Development

0 replies | 1441 views | Posted on: 03/19/2022 | Last updated: 03/19/2022

Circularity 22, May 17 - 19, Atlanta, Georgia

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

It’s time for transformative change — and the circular economy is key to a just, resilient and prosperous world. To meet this critical moment, forward-thinking leaders are embracing circul

Free Online Deconstruction Masterclass Series by Rethos, Part 2: Climate & Environmental Impacts, May 11, 10 am CDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

It's no secret that building construction and demolition produce lots of waste that ends up in landfills across the  globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated that 600 m

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Architecture,Economy,Deconstruction

0 replies | 428 views | Posted on: 04/16/2022 | Last updated: 04/21/2022

Webinar: Leaders in Energy Circular Economy Working Group Meeting, September 28, 6 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

Circular Economy Working Group meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month. The DC Circular Economy Working Group meets under Leaders in Energy and consists of individuals in

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Economy,Government Policy,Circular Economy

0 replies | 442 views | Posted on: 08/29/2022 | Last updated: 09/05/2022

Free Green Building Webinar: Inflation Reduction Act & Housing, October 26, 12 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act has many benefits for those planning residential green building projects, from home improvements, gut renovations, new builds, and electrification projects.

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Healthy Housing,Economy,inflation

0 replies | 1013 views | Posted on: 10/14/2022 | Last updated: 10/14/2022