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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 | 1142 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 | 644 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 | 1977 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 | 1086 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 | 821 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 | 514 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 | 1789 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 | 1428 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 | 986 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 | 2196 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 | 1085 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 | 1062 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 | 1538 views | Posted on: 12/23/2020 | Last updated: 01/17/2023

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 | 951 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 | 970 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

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 | 815 views | Posted on: 04/24/2021 | Last updated: 04/24/2021

21st Century Energy Transition Symposium, hosted by the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory, Online, May 4-5 & 14

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Theme: “Ideas. Innovation. Impact.”

Now more than ever we need to bring great minds and organizations together to solve complex systemic energy-related issues.  There is

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Energy,clean energy,Decarbonization,Equity,Energy Justice,Energy Transition

0 replies | 964 views | Posted on: 04/30/2021 | Last updated: 04/30/2021

PH 2021: Passive House for All: Comfort - Health - Equity - Security, New York City and Online, June 10-11

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

"Passive House For All" is a call to action

Our existential environmental, health, and social crises demand that we look beyond isolated symptoms and tackle interlocking systemic cau

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Passive House,NAPHN,Equity

0 replies | 1391 views | Posted on: 05/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/25/2021

ILFI Affordable Housing Summit 2021, Online, June 17

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) invites you to  ILFI's annual Affordable Housing Summit on Thursday, June 17th! This year ILFI is focusing on the residents and what

Equity and Green Building

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Equity,ILFI

0 replies | 1229 views | Posted on: 05/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/25/2021

Online: Climate, Equity and Health: No More False Choices, June 23, 9-1PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

As we navigate this historic time for climate change, racial equity and public health, the built environment sits front and center. New state and federal climate policies are being enacted, and techno

Filed under: Environment

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Climate Change,Sustainability,Health,built environment,Equity

0 replies | 1232 views | Posted on: 06/14/2021 | Last updated: 06/15/2021

Intersectional Environmentalism Series: Working with Frontline Communities in California, June 30, 10 am PT 1 pm ET

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The buildings we create affect the communities and the environment they rest within. Join USGBC Northern California and USGBC Orange County on June 30th to explore best practices in wor

Filed under: Advocacy

California Green Building

Keywords: Equity,Intersectional Environmentalism

0 replies | 733 views | Posted on: 06/16/2021 | Last updated: 06/16/2021