LEED in Motion: Venues report from U.S. Green Building Council highlights the impact LEED and green practices are having on venues’ triple bottom line
Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 16, 2017)—Today, USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification. The report showcases some of the most impressive green venues around the world.
“The scope and scale of the venues industry is enormous, and the leaders creating these spaces have an important role to play in reducing environmental impact,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of USGBC. “By incorporating green practices, venues around the world are positively impacting their triple bottom line—people, planet, profit—while inspiring and educating others to be proactive in the areas of social responsibility and sustainability.”