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Delos | Health Promotion and Financial Investment: Sara Neff, Senior Vice President Discusses Sustainability at Kilroy Realty

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“More companies are reporting ESG metrics because more and more investors know that these are metrics they should be examining to make the best investment choices”

VMware Recognized as an Innovative Global Leader in China

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VMware’s comprehensive and industry-leading services and solutions made a big impact in China in 2017, earning 12 social honors from commercial, IT, consumer media, and local authorities. While cloud technology is empowering enterprises to achieve business success in today’s multi-cloud era, VMware's sustainability initiatives and new experience center will continue to encourage the company’s brand growth and enhanced reputation in China. 

Visa Named a Top 100 U.S. Green Company

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At Visa, our commitment to operating as a responsible and sustainable company includes a focus on understanding and minimizing the environmental footprint of our payments ecosystem. That is why we are pleased to announce our recognition as one of the top 100 U.S.

Hassalo on Eighth | A LEED Platinum EcoDistrict Development in Oregon

Providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design; energy analysis; and lighting design for a LEED Platinum EcoDistrict development in Oregon
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In the midst of a population boom, Portland is in need of more residential space. With the city’s current infrastructure not able to keep up with that need, new private developments have to accommodate a growing population without damaging the surrounding environment. Hassalo on Eighth was conceived as an EcoDistrict—a series of buildings that share sustainable energy, water, and waste infrastructure—to ease the city’s housing squeeze, revitalize a neighborhood in need of development, and allow its tenants to reduce their carbon footprint by nearly a third.

IWBI, USGBC & GIGA Announce Collaboration to Integrate with Material Databases to Help Project Teams and Product Manufacturers

LEED Online, Arc, and WELL Online will tap into GIGA’s ORIGIN data hub
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NEW YORK, December 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and GIGA have announced a strategic collaboration to usher in a new era of materials focus, enabling and supporting the further development of performance-driven, healthy, green buildings.

Sloan® Commits to Carbon Neutral Commercial Restroom Products

Reducing Carbon Footprint Furthers Sloan’s Pledge to Sustainability and Transparency
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November 20, 2017 /3BL Media/  -  Sloan, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, has issued a series of carbon-free products in an effort to reduce the impacts its products have on the environment.

Environmental Responsibility at MGM National Harbor

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MGM National Harbor was designed and built with sustainability in the forefront, making it a premier eco-luxury destination. Although Maryland did not require that we meet this standard, MNH achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Every element throughout the resort’s interior and exterior architecture was designed with sustainability in mind, including extensive use of natural light, LED lighting and water-saving fixtures. See the above infographic for more details on MNH’s sustainability.

Expert Interview With Scott Ceasar, Sustainable Design Expert

Designing low-impact buildings that last
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Scott R. Ceasar is a Principal at Cosentini Associates, A Tetra Tech Company, and the Director of Sustainable Design. He promotes sustainable design practices in the building industry and within the firm, focusing on creating systems that are energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and ensure occupant comfort.

Owens Corning Insulation Products Are First to Be Certified as Made With 100% Wind-Powered Electricity and Reduced Embodied Carbon

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TOLEDO, Ohio, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced three types of commercial and residential insulation, independently certified as made with renewable energy, are available for specification and purchase. These products represent the first ever to have met the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate electricity used to make them is 100% wind powered, which, in turn, reduces their carbon footprint.

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