Global 2016 GRESB Infrastructure Data Captures ESG Performance of 185 Infrastructure Funds and Assets

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New report shows infrastructure sector is taking on responsibilities following COP21 agreement
Amsterdam—(Oct. 11, 2016)—GRESB, an investor-driven organization that is transforming the way we assess the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally, today released the data of the inaugural 2016 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment.

USGBC Partners with 2016 Green Building Expo in Serbia

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November event set to bring together leaders in the U.S. and Europe to advance LEED and green buildings across the continent  
Washington, D.C.—(Oct. 12, 2016)—USGBC, conference partner of the 2016 Green Building Expo, announced today that Kay Killmann, president of the German Green Building Association (GGBA) and USGBC’s official business and education partner in Europe’s largest LEED market, will keynote the event.

Jennifer Young Stevens receives inaugural GRESB Investor Leadership Award

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GRESB, the leading data provider for environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets, introduced a new award during Greenbuild 2016 to honor leaders in the investment industry, marking a growing interest and commitment in sustainability as a way to increase performance and value of real estate portfolios.

Increase the marketability of your building with EDGE

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EDGE certification rewards developers, owners and project teams that implement strategies to reduce energy and water use in their buildings, as well as embodied energy in materials. An innovation of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), EDGE is a green building certification system for new residential and commercial buildings that enables design teams and project owners to assess the most cost-effective ways to incorporate energy, water and material savings options into their buildings.

PEER webinar Nov. 15 on resilient power systems

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PEER Invites you to join us for a free webinar on Nov. 15:
Resilient Power Systems: How Do We Know We've Arrived?Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, 10 am PST
As utilities and third-party energy providers build out the next-generation electrical grid, many are doing so with the goal of developing a more reliable, resilient and efficient system. Even with high hopes for how these new technologies and approaches will transform the grid, how can we tell that a system is performing as designed? How well is the system achieving its goals?