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This article was originally published on July 17 as "What LEED Did for Buildings, Sustainable SITES Will Do for Landscapes—and Not a Moment Too Soon," by Robert Nieminen, on Retrofit Magazine. Read the full article . Retrofit Magazine recently published an article on how SITES complements LEED in creating persistent market transformation toward sustainability: At the forefront of this movement toward “greening” our landscapes is the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) , a program based on the understanding that land is a crucial component of the built environment and can be planned, designed, developed, and maintained to avoid, mitigate, and even reverse the detrimental impacts of urbanization and development. “Just like LEED transformed the built environment and the buildings market, SITES is intended to do the same thing for the landscapes and open spaces of the world w...

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