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USGBC Equity Summit, Online, May 28 - 29

by USGBC - United States Green Building Council

Better buildings mean better lives for all.

USGBC’s vision means putting people first. In this inaugural summit, we will convene and listen to USGBC members, sustainability advocates, key social

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Keywords: Green Building,Social Equity,USGBC,Equity

0 replies | 769 views | Posted on: 05/21/2020 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

Webinar: Power of place: A conversation about racial inequities highlighted by COVID-19, June 18, 12:30 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

In the U.S., Black Americans are twice as likely to die from COVID-19 than any other racial group. These disparities are embedded within our culture, throughout institutions like education, healthcare

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Environmental Justice,Equity,COVID19

0 replies | 278 views | Posted on: 06/17/2020 | Last updated: 06/17/2020

Webinar: Black Women in Architecture: Riding the Vortex August 12, 8:00-9:30 pm Eastern Time

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin


That is the percentage of architects who are Black women. There are ~ 500 licensed Black women architects in the entire country.

You are invited to an incredibly unique storytelling present

Filed under: Architects

Keywords: Architecture,Women,Equity,Diversity,Black

0 replies | 1213 views | Posted on: 08/04/2020 | Last updated: 08/04/2020

Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE), Online, August 21-22

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Since its inception in 2001, MGBCE has become the longest-running and largest gathering of leading sustainability and green building advocates within both the public and private sectors of Southern Ca

Webinar: Designing Housing for an Equitable Future, September 9, 11:45 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

As the effects of climate change are being felt, people that can't afford high utility bills are disproportionately impacted. Studio Completiva's research into solutions will be presented alon

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Green Affordable Housing,Equity

0 replies | 839 views | Posted on: 08/16/2020 | Last updated: 08/16/2020

The Just Energy Summit, September 28 - October 2

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Out of an abundance of caution and care for the needs and concerns of our community, the 2020 Just Energy Summit (JES2020) is now virtual, September 28-October 2, 2020*.

Filed under: Advocacy

Keywords: Energy,Social Justice,Energy Access,Equity,Energy Justice

0 replies | 552 views | Posted on: 09/15/2020 | Last updated: 09/15/2020

Free Virtual Symposium: In Pursuit of Equitable Development: Lessons from Washington, Detroit, and Boston, Friday, September 25, 12:30-4:30

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The GSD is pleased to present a series of talks and webinars broadcast to audiences via Zoom.

*This lecture will be ONLINE ONLY. For security reasons, virtual attendees must register. 

Filed under: Advocacy

Equity and Green Building

Keywords: Social Justice,Equity,Equitable Building,Equitable Development

0 replies | 268 views | Posted on: 09/23/2020 | Last updated: 09/23/2020

Webinar: Building an Equitable Energy Future, October 21, 12-1pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This webinar will address our Energy future from a critical lens. As we work towards a clean energy future, it’s up to us to actively ensure that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) a

Filed under: Advocacy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy,Social Equity,Equity

0 replies | 1517 views | Posted on: 10/07/2020 | Last updated: 10/08/2020

Webinar: Embedding Social and Environmental Benefits in Renewable Energy, October 15, 1 pm ET

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Renewable energy deployments are on the rise. The U.S. alone is expected to add 132 to 157GW of new renewable energy capacity in the next five years. How and where that renewable energy is deploy

Filed under: Advocacy

Equity and Green Building

Keywords: Environment,Renewable Energy,Equity

0 replies | 751 views | Posted on: 10/08/2020 | Last updated: 10/08/2020

Webinar, Presented by IWBI, Equity, accessibility and design in a post-COVID-19 world, October 22, 12 pm ET

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Amid the ongoing global pandemic and calls for racial justice and equity, many organizations – including IWBI – are looking for ways to do better: to make their work, communities and progr

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Healthy Building,Health,Healthy Buildings,Covid-19,Wellness,Equity,COVID19

0 replies | 663 views | Posted on: 10/17/2020 | Last updated: 10/17/2020

USGBC to Fund 500 LEED Professionals in Underserved Communities as Part of "All In" Equity Program and Strategy

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Announced at the annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo this past week, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) plans to provide funding for 500 people in underserved communities to earn

Filed under: Advocacy

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Keywords: Green Building,USGBC,Equity,United States Green Building Council

0 replies | 1773 views | Posted on: 11/13/2020 | Last updated: 02/24/2021

Virtual BECC 2020: From Nudge to Leap!, December 7-10, 12pm - 5pm EDT

by SarahA

Proposed Format

  • The conference will run for four half-days 12-5 pm EST, December 7-10, 2020
  • A Gentle Yoga and Meditation session will be held 1 hour before the start of the conference Tuesday,

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Climate Change,Transportation,Equity,Sustainable Consumption,Behavior

0 replies | 777 views | Posted on: 11/14/2020 | Last updated: 11/14/2020

Webinar: Affordable Housing as a Climate Solution, November 17, 12-1 EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) and the Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) are hosting a four-part series that will inform, inspire, and connect industry professionals and advocates

Filed under: Advocacy

Equity and Green Building

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Equity

0 replies | 681 views | Posted on: 11/15/2020 | Last updated: 11/15/2020

Learning about Subject2Change with Jodi Smits Anderson - Sustainable Information is What We Make of It!

by Rate It Green Team

One can learn a lot from Jodi Smits Anderson in about 6 minutes! Allison Friedman and Matt Hoots recently had the privilege of talking with Jodi about her Subject2Change project, as well as

Filed under: Podcasts

Keywords: Green Building,Sustainability,Resilience,Community,Equity,Green Building Conversations,Information Sharing,Subject2Change,2bgreener

0 replies | 489 views | Posted on: 12/23/2020 | Last updated: 02/01/2021

Live Online: Re-Writing Development Rules for Prosperity, Sustainability & Equity, January 12, 10 am - 4 pm EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

More jobs and more affordable housing are top social goals. There is also a desire to remedy traffic congestion, environmental damage and the budget strain associated with wasteful and

Webinar: Affordable Housing is a Climate Solution: Working with Tenants to Make It Work, January 25, 12-1 pm EST (FREE)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Affordable Housing is a Climate Solution is a 4-part webinar series that MCAN is co-hosting with the Boston Society for Architecture. The goal of this series is to start building a community of advoca

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

Equity and Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Affordable Housing,Climate Solutions,Equity

0 replies | 610 views | Posted on: 01/18/2021 | Last updated: 01/18/2021

Green School Summit for Building Industry Professionals, Presented by Center for Green Schools, February 18 -19

by SarahA

Green School Summit for Building Industry Professionals

Dive deeper into the future of green schools through an engaging dialogue about how design should effectively respond to and enable sustainab

Filed under: Green Schools

Keywords: Climate Change,Resilience,Education,Covid-19,Equity,Sustainable Education,Green School Tour

0 replies | 713 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

USGBC Georgia Presents: LEED Project Showcase - Public Sector Facilities, March 24, 12 pm EDT

by SarahA

Featuring public sector buildings that incorporate equity, health, and sustainability

The public sector has the second highest number of LEED certifications in the state of Georgia. The need for re