One year after the murder of George Floyd, we are reflecting on his legacy and the groundswell of action towards dismantling systemic racism and promoting social justice.
At Urban Green, we’ve taken a number of steps to understand and integrate new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives into all facets of our work. Our 2021 Conference reflects this focus and explores the ways we can approach policy and building design to create the most sustainable, equitable and healthy outcomes for all.
Internally, we have developed a comprehensive action plan that will educate our team, create inclusive programs and support communities that have been historically marginalized. Find out more here.
Our commitment to racial equity and environmental justice remains strong, and we reiterate unequivocally, Black Lives Matter.
Our 2021 Conference is coming up soon! Join us at Climate, Equity and Health: No More False Choices and hear from experts on ways we can optimize policy and building design to achieve the most sustainable, equitable and healthy outcomes for all.
We're excited to welcome everyone back for our first in-person Member Reception in over a year! On June 17, join us outdoors on the penthouse balcony at Brookfield Properties' Manhattan West campus, and reconnect with friends and colleagues over drinks and snacks.
To ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all, you will be asked upon entry to show proof of either full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test resultfrom at most four days prior to the event. Complete details can be found here.
Urban Green is looking for a qualified Programs Coordinatorwhowill manage the day-to-day activities of our public programs, including the creation and execution of live and recorded panels, educational events and online courses for building professionals.
The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring the success of Urban Green's educational programs, annual conference and events on climate policy, green technologies, advancements in building practices and changes to codes.
How do you build an architectural career in sustainability while navigating the world of green certifications, and how can architects work toward creating an off-the-grid lifestyle? The AIANY Women in Architecture Committee will host Stacy Smedley, Executive Director of Building Transparency and Director of Sustainability at SKANSKA USA, and Betty Rexrode, Principal at Rexrode Chirigos Architects, for a discussion on net zero design.
USGBC Live combines the expertise of the largest community of green building leaders with the data, insights, stories and leadership from the thousands of LEED and green building projects around the globe to produce insightful and engaging conversations about the future of buildings, cities and communities.