Learn how universities are transforming the mobility network at AASHE

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Great universities are laboratories for professors, students and and practitioners to create our future. Not surprisingly, they are at the cutting edge of thinking about how we can move beyond the single occupant vehicle to sustainable forms of mobility for all.

Cornell, Stanford, ASU and others are taking to heart futurist Buckminster Fuller's advice: "You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

Attend the Green Homes for Everyone Within this Generation event in India

Join GBCI in Pune, India, on October 26 to learn how green building can transform India’s housing market and pave the way for the development of affordable and resource-efficient homes.

Hear real-world experiences from leading building industry experts using EDGE and LEED in their professional practice, and join a dynamic discussion about the unique opportunity green building programs present for India’s housing market.

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Greenbuild Conference & Expo to Host Green Building and LEED Professionals from Around Asia this October

China is second largest market in the world for LEED green building

27 September 2018 (Shanghai, China) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will host Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference experience in Shanghai, China on 23-24 October 2018. Greenbuild China will take place at the LEED Platinum Shanghai Tower, which is the tallest building in China.

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Women in Green: Leading with purpose at Greenbuild China

Women in Green at Greenbuild is a forum that brings together women from all industries to discuss sustainability, current issues, challenges and successes. This unique platform is an opportunity to learn, network and connect. This year, Women in Green celebrates the powerful impact that leading with purpose has on shaping our lives, our careers and our changing world.

When: Wed., October 24, 8–9:30 a.m.
Language: Mandarin

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Parksmart helps universities raise the bar on sustainability

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Wondering how parking plays a role in the sustainability conversation on college and university campuses? During the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) Annual Conference hosted October 2–4 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, nearly 2,000 participants will gather to examine policies, research and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education.

Guide to exploring SITES at the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

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Expected to draw over 6,000 landscape architects and students, the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo, hosted October 19–22 in Philadelphia, will offer more than 135 education sessions, including three different sessions and a half-day workshop on SITES.

Heading to Philly? To make sure you know where to find SITES throughout the entire conference, we’ve rounded up a list of where and when to find SITES all weekend.

European Real Estate Sector Achieves a 5.6% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2018

  • With the largest numbers of entities reporting to GRESB, the European real estate sector is, once again, delivering ESG transparency at scale.
  • European entities improved their sustainability performance in 2018.
  • 16 Sector Leaders recognized for their sustainability leadership.
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GRESB Announces the 20 Global Sector Leaders Raising the Bar for Sustainability Performance in 2018

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  • 2018 sets yet another record year in participation in the GRESB Real Estate Assessment.
  • The benchmark captures more data reported at asset level than ever before.
  • The sustainability performance of the global real estate sector has increased — again.
  • 2018 saw almost 5% like-for-like global reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, the highest drop in 6 years.
  • 20 real estate companies and funds are named 2018 Global Sector Leader for their sustainability leadership and commitment.