Greenbuild International Conference + Expo, San Francisco, California, November 1-3

  • 1 November 2022 To 3 November 2022
  • Event Host : USGBC
  • Event Location : 747 Howard St., San Francisco, CA, 94103, United States
Greenbuild 2022
Event Description

Greenbuild celebrates 20 years in 2022, with two virtual summits and then a live event November 1 - 3 in San Francisco, Greenbuild attendees learn and source solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in our buildings, cities, and communities. 

The Greenbuild expo hosts new product ideas, networking and live education. Attendees can meet industry partners and find cutting-edge green building products. 

Over 90 educational sessions are currently listed as a part of the Greenbuild agenda: 

Some favorites include:

  • Why You Should Be Way More Excited About Mandatory Green Building Codes Than You Currently Are
  • Decarbonizing Our Environments through Design
  • Sustainable Housing Is Healthier Housing
  • Material Matters. Raising the Bar for Healthy Materials While Lowering Carbon
  • Healthy Homes: Lessons Learned Eliminating Toxic Materials from Construction
  • Equitable Electrification: As We Move into Our Fossil-fuel-free Future, How Can We Ensure Everyone Benefits?
  • How Good Is Your Ventilation? Indoor Air Quality and the Passenger Experience Within Airports
  • Measurng Impact: What is the Value of Your Green Building?
  • Policy Update: The New Policies and Programs Shapring the Future of Green Buildings
  • Decarbonization of Existing Commercial Buildings in the Pursuit of Net Zero Carbon Climate Goals
  • Microgrids: The Solutions to Many Different Problems
  • Exploring Pathways to Equity in the Built Environment
  • How to Make Existing Building Energy Codes the Decarbonization Gamechanger We Need Right Now in the Climate Fight
  • The Future of Sustainable Materials
  • Cutting Edge Carbon – Building Collaborations for Innovation and Urgent Action on the Climate Emergency
  • Forging a Truly Circular Economy for Toxic C&D Materials
  • Four Trends That Are Shaping Green Affordable Housing
  • Prioritizing Health and Wellbeing in Senior Housing
  • Equity Through Green Buildings: What’s Justice40 Got to Do with It?
  • Materials Reuse: It's a Change Management Challenge
  • Reuse to Reduce: An Embodied Carbon Charette
  • The Power of Purchasing Toward a Healthier Built Environment
  • Embodied Equity: A Radical Shift Toward Inclusion in the Built Environment
  • Green Building as a Driver for Financing and Marketability of Community Development
  • Lessons Learned on the Pathway to Climate Positive and Equitable Design: Stitching Together Design, Climate Positive and Equity Goals
  • Low Carbon and High Wellness: 2022's Office Demands
  • Designing a Better Mousetrap: Improving Adoption of Zero Carbon Building Design
  • Local Policy Action Driving Embodied Carbon Reductions Across the United States
  • The Great Convergence: Green Building, ESG, and Sustainable Finance
  • Low-Carbon Affordable Communities for a Sustainable and Equitable Society
  • Wildfires + Resilience: Whole Building Approach from Design to Occupancy
  • The Impact EV Charging Has on the Future of Building and Energy Conservation Codes
  • Building Reuse Is Climate Action: The Value and Complexities of Building Reuse for Community, Climate, and Culture
  • Designing as if We'll Still Be Here in 100 Years  

See the full schedule for additional sessions.



  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Keynote Speakers:

      Jane Fonda
      Wednesday, November 2nd at 9am PST

      Jane Fonda is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor (Best Actress in 1971 for Klute and in 1978 for Coming Home), producer, author, activist, and fitness guru. Her career has spanned over 50 years, accumulating a body of film work that includes over 45 films and crucial work on behalf of political causes such as women’s rights, Native Americans, and the environment. She is a seven-time Golden Globe® winner and was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2021, Honorary Palme d’Or honoree, 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award winner, and the 2019 recipient of the Stanley Kubrick Excellence in Film Award as part of BAFTA’s Britannia Awards.

      Currently, Jane continues to lead the charge on Fire Drill Fridays, the national movement to protest government inaction on climate change she started in October 2019 in partnership with Greenpeace USA. Her latest book, “What Can I Do? My Path From Climate Despair To Action” details her personal journey with the movement and provides solutions for communities to combat the climate crisis

      Dr. Jean Rogers
      Sr. Managing Director & Global Head of ESG
      Tuesday, November 1st at 9am PST

      Prior to joining Blackstone, Dr. Rogers advised companies and asset managers on long-term ESG integration as an independent board director and C-level advisor. Dr. Rogers founded and led the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), a non-profit dedicated to optimizing US capital markets by fostering disclosure of material sustainability information that meets investor needs and enhances public trust.

      Before founding SASB, Dr. Rogers worked to advance sustainable development across the US, Europe and China for more than a decade at Arup, a global engineering consultancy specializing in low-carbon infrastructure and green buildings, and Deloitte, where she worked on environmental projects in its manufacturing practice.
  • Event type
    • Conference/Expo

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