30 Oct '13, 8pm

USGBC-NCC Launches Building Health Initiative: Twenty-seven companies and institutions pledge to promote hea...

Adobe, CalPERS, Genentech, Google, Kaiser Permanente, salesforce.com, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and 20 other corporations and institutions are committed as founding partners in a fast-growing movement to elevate green building as a public health benefit and accelerate the development of transparency standards in building materials. The U.S. Green Building Council-Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) officially launched the Building Health Initiative at its annual Super Heroes Awards Gala. Featuring a diverse array of actions, the initiative will facilitate sharing of best practices and collaboration among a unique coalition of commercial building owners and tenants; architects, engineers and builders; building product manufacturers; legal professionals; labor and healthcare professionals and institutions. “This is the first time major corporations a...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/95307-usgbc-ncc-launches-b...

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usgbc-ncc.org 30 Oct '13, 4pm

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usgbc-ncc.org 31 Oct '13, 11pm

Building Health Initiative Press The Building Health Initiative has been received with tremendoes excitement by the indust...

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usgbc-ncc.org 30 Oct '13, 7pm

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usgbc.org 01 Nov '13, 6pm

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usgbc.org 31 Oct '13, 7pm

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usgbc.org 30 Oct '13, 4pm

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