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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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USGBC to support key project in China’s 13th five-year plan

On July 17, USGBC and TREND, the LEED consultant organization of Parkview Green, co-hosted the meeting for the representatives from Center for Technology and Industrialization of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China (MOHURD), China Architecture Design and Research Group (CAG), China Academy of Building Research (CABR) and Shanghai Research Institute of Building Sciences Group (SRIBS).

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School in Shanghai achieves LEED Gold with green features

A recent study by ISGlobal showed that exposure to green space during childhood is associated with beneficial structural changes in the developing brain, improved working memory and reduced inattentiveness. Green schools are better for learning because they keep students healthy and increase their focus, attention span and memory.

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How LEED helps the growth of data centers in China

Providing crucial infrastructure for cloud services, the internet, mobile devices and electronics and social networking, the data center global market continues to grow. However, data requires huge amounts of energy to process. The typical average annual energy cost per unit area of data centers is more than 10 times that of office buildings, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A data center can use as much energy as a small town.

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