19 Oct '17, 2pm

Attending Greenbuild 2017 and want to learn more about advocacy? Wonderful, we wrote a blog post just for you!

All year, the advocacy and policy staff at USGBC work hard to advance the legislation that can make a greener, more resilient world a reality. From local initiatives to federal policies to international accords , USGBC's national advocacy team and local leaders make their voices heard and get things done. In 2017, Boston hosts Greenbuild. The state of Massachusetts leads by example , certifying more than 24 million square feet to LEED standards in 2016 alone. At the event, you can find out more about the advocacy work in Massachusetts that helped the state become number one. It's not just Massachusetts; all around the country, USGBC communities have been achieving victories in sustainability. Here are just a few of their recent achievements around the U.S.: Rhode Island became the first state in the nation to include SITES in its public policy. California passed a package ...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/guide-advocacy-and-policy-...

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