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Top Companies Prioritize LEED

96% of Respondents Use LEED to Support Sustainability Efforts

USGBC partnered with Keybridge LLC to produce the survey, which was targeted at executives in charge of building operations or corporate sustainability efforts. 


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April 24, 2015: Top Companies Prioritize Sustainability and LEED

The Study Looked at Fortune 200 Companies, Most of Them Users of LEED and Members of USGBC

The world’s top-performing companies are prioritizing sustainability as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts, and a majority of them are using the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program to achieve their goals, according to a new survey released by the USGBC.


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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Compliance Deadline

Latest Version of LEED Features Increased Rigor and Multiple Updates

Extending to October 2016 gives LEED users and members of the green building industry additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED, which features increased rigor and multiple updates.


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Nov. 18, 2014: Honeywell and USGBC Collaborate to Advance Building Sustainability

Backed by Technology from Honeywell, LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Facility Performance

Honeywell and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that they are working together to deepen facility sustainability by integrating USGBC’s new LEED® Dynamic Plaque™, a near-real-time monitoring tool, with integrated building automation technology from Honeywell.


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Nov. 14, 2014: USGBC Announces Extension of LEED 2009 Rating System

Extension Offers Green Building Industry Additional Time to Prepare for Newest Version of LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will allow Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015.


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LEED-credentialed Professionals in Demand

More and More Job Postings Now Requiring LEED Credentials

The study, conducted by USGBC education partner Pearson, using data provided by Burning Glass, found 9,033 U.S. job postings from March 2013 to February 2014 that required a LEED credential. 


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Standards Groups Collaborate on Green Building Codes

Memorandum Outlines Plan to Work Together to Develop Codes

The goal is to create a comprehensive framework for jurisdictions looking to implement and adopt green building regulations and codes and/or provide incentives for voluntary leadership programs such as LEED.


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