What you need to know to become an EDGE Expert


IFC recently launched a new professional role as part of the EDGE green building certification system. EDGE Experts are architects, engineers and construction industry professionals who encourage the construction sector to design and build green by serving as trusted and experienced advisors on EDGE projects. They provide outstanding value to their clients by bringing their skills, insights and knowledge of the EDGE software to inspire confidence that a potential project can achieve EDGE certification.

Find PEER at the CTG Forum in San Francisco


PEER, the leading rating system for electricity generation, distribution and transmission, is excited to sponsor the annual Cleantech Forum San Francisco from Jan. 23–25, 2016. We hope you will be able to join us as we host a roundtable discussion on PEER and the grid of the future. PEER will also be featured on a panel for creating smarter cities, supporting the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

Online Parksmart Advisor Training begins Jan. 24


Parksmart Advisor training is now being offered as both in-person and online through an instructor-led class by the International Parking Institute, in partnership with GBCIParksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process by evaluating parking facilities’ sustainable attributes and preparing their applications for certification submission.

P. GopalaKrishnan

As Managing Director — APAC and Middle East, Gopalakrishnan manages business and market development of LEED and other GBCI rating systems for the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions.

His expertise includes corporate strategy, international market expansion, branding, and business unit creation.

An alumnus of College of Engineering, Guindy and IIM Kolkata, he has more than 20 years of corporate experience in Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions.

Mili Majumdar

Mili is Managing Director of Green Business Certification Institute Pvt Ltd, India and Senior Vice President, USGBC. In her current role Mili is responsible for technical adaptation and customization of the portfolio of rating systems of GBCI for the Asia Pacific region. She is also responsible for customer coordination, education, training, and developing market mechanisms for adoption of the tools and rating systems for the region.