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USGBC Announces Songdo IBD as the First to Earn LEED for Communities Precertification

June 16, 2017
Sarah Stanley
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LEED for Communities combines sustainability, social equity and human experience with technology and analytics at the community-wide level

Incheon, South Korea—(June 16, 2017)—Today, USGBC announced that Songdo International Business District (Songdo IBD), which is home to nearly 50,000 residents and 50,000 jobs, has earned precertification utilizing LEED for Communities. LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities address sustainability, quality of life, education, prosperity, equity, public health and safety. The announcement was made at the 2017 edition of the New Cities Summit in Songdo.

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