Everything You Need to Know About World Biodiversity Day
The United Nations has declared May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day), aimed at building back biodiversity for the global community and re-examining our relationship with the natural world.
Top Sustainability Conversations at Davos 2023
This month, the World Economic Forum held its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where delegates from various sectors converged to discuss urgent global issues. In the discussion of urgent matters, climate change is at the top of the list. We rounded up a few of the top sustainability conversations at Davos 2023.
Beyond Net Zero – Net Positive, and How To Get There
To be net positive or carbon positive means that one is removing more carbon from the atmosphere than is emitted. In 2012, Verdical Group’s Founder & CEO Drew Shula set out with the mission of inspiring an equitable net zero future for all people, now.
CSR and ESG: 4 Things You Need to Know NOW
As we prepare for our first-ever Greenbuild at Home gathering (of as many as 1,000 sustainability professionals), we’ve received some questions from our community about the topic. Before you join us on May 12th, here are some vital facts and stats.
Achieving Sustainability Goals and Meeting the Needs of Building Occupants Don't Have to be Competing Interests
Today’s society is more conscious than ever regarding how the environment they work and live in impacts their well-being and that of the world. A global survey conducted by Honeywell in 2022 found that office workers worry about poor air quality and want more transparency about the air quality inside buildings from their employers.
Why Attend Greenbuild 2022?
It’s the 20th anniversary of Greenbuild International Conference and Expo LIVE. This year we’re celebrating with an expanded take on what it means to build green. Join us as we imagine how to create more than just LEED-certified structures.
Recognizing the Women Driving the Sustainability Industry
I couldn’t let March (Women’s History Month) end without a shout-out to the many women who influenced the sustainability movement and green building. Their passion, actions, and words will take us into the future.
3 Reasons Why Regenerative Design is Essential Today
Savvy architects, designers, and developers are discovering the importance of nature in new construction and remodels. The new generation of designers are inspired by ecology, applying systems thinking to create structures and communities.
Green Building Trends for 2022
The green building industry has come a long way in the past few years as the U.S. continues to adopt new policies to move away from fossil fuels and push for net zero carbon. The building sector, as of 2020, accounts for 38% of all energy-related CO2 emissions globally when combining all building construction industry emissions.