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HOT TOPIC: The Inflation Reduction Act

WHAT IS THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT? WHAT DOES IT COVER? The Inflation Reduction Act became law at the end of August 2022. This legislation was the culmination of many months of negotiations and years of legislative proposals that ultimately comprised the foundation of the provisions—the reconciliation legislation—that provided the framework and funding plan for a number ...

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GBI Chair Elect, Amlan Mukherjee, Appointed to Prestigious GSA Committee

MEDIA CONTACT  |  Megan Baker, Associate VP, Engagement,, (971)256-7174 Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) today announced the appointment of GBI chair elect, Amlan Mukherjee, to the federal General Services Administration (GSA) Acquisition Policy Federal Advisory Committee (GAP FAC). In this role, Dr. Mukherjee will assist in providing expertise and counsel to GSA ...

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Green Building Initiative Partners with PACE Loan Group to Finance Sustainability & ESG Projects

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) is announcing its partnership with PACE Loan Group (PLG). PLG is a direct balance-sheet lender offering C-PACE financing for commercial real estate projects pursuing energy-efficient installations or upgrades. This partnership allows PACE Loan Group to finance Green Globes certification, supporting GBI’s vision to make sustainable, healthy, and ...

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Green Globes Certification Recognized by Miami-Dade Sustainable Building Program

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) is pleased to announce the inclusion of Green Globes certification in the Miami-Dade Sustainable Building Program. The program, which creates a standard for resilience and sustainability of County buildings and infrastructure projects, was updated earlier this month to include Green Globes in the Implementing order as an additional pathway ...

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Green Globes Certification Recognized Under B Lab’s B Impact Assessment

Portland, Ore. –The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) announced today that its science-based, ANSI-accredited Green Globes building certification has been recognized by B Lab’s B Impact Assessment toward B Corp certification. Companies in the real estate, design, and building industries who are pursuing B Corp certification earn maximum credit for their Green Globes certification(s) under the Certifications & Community criteria. Green Globes ...

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GBI President & CEO Responds to 6/30 Supreme Court Ruling Impacting Climate Change Regulation

Portland, Ore. – On June 30, the Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not have the authority to go beyond its current regulation of carbon emissions from power plants to create new, sweeping regulations without the consent of Congress. The Green Building Initiative’s (GBI’s) President & CEO Vicki Worden responded, saying, “Today’s ruling ...

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