"The Olympics of sustainability is LEED," says Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Ltd. His quote speaks volumes about his brand’s trust in the LEED rating system. ITC has committed to the highest standard in global green building, with its entire portfolio of hotels across India certified as LEED Platinum—proving that green building and luxury accommodations can indeed go hand in hand.
Commercial aviation plays a vital role in economic globalization, but in the process it also affects the environment.
To minimize its carbon footprint, Delhi International Airport Limited set out to certify its state-of-the-art Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport as LEED Gold. Terminal 3 is the world’s eighth largest airport terminal, covering 5.5 million square feet.
GBCI Europe to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in Europe
GBCI is recruiting volunteer subject matter experts to assist with the annual exam update activities of the following credentials:
- LEED Green Associate
- LEED AP BD+C
- LEED AP Homes
- LEED AP ID+C
- LEED AP ND
- LEED AP O+M
- WELL AP
Examples of subject matter expert test development activities include
Our journey with USGBC as an Education Partner has led IPI to create a new mode of training and delivery platform for our Parksmart Advisor Training. IPI’s newest training delivery option for this program is a blend of a "learn at your own pace" online course and the instructor-led class traditionally offered.
In October 2016, we began offering testing for the SITES AP exam, and we are excited to announce that our first cohort of SITES APs have earned their credentials through GBCI. These newly minted landscape professionals have demonstrated their knowledge, expertise and commitment to the profession to earn the SITES AP designation.
On March 31, USGBC hosted a Greenbuild China executive luncheon at the Shanghai Westin Hotel. This luncheon officially launched the Greenbuild China conference coming to Shanghai on Oct. 17–18, 2017. Nearly 100 guests were invited, including government officials, thought leaders, executives and other stakeholders, to celebrate the announcement of the world’s most influential green building event coming to China.