Global Green USA: Work Projects at a Glance

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Below, a directory of a few current and recent work projects of Global Green USA.

ENERGY & SOLAR

AB 758 Energy Efficiency Bill

Helping to reduce carbon emissions with legislation to improve the energy-efficiency of existing buildings in California. 

NOLA Wise

Helping New Orleans residents make weatherization upgrades to save energy and improve the health and comfort of their homes.


HELPING COMMUNITIES

Citizen Entrepreneur Contest

Honoring local green heroes and awarding them grants to support their green community projects. New: Citizen Sandy.

Rebuilding Green in NY and NJ

Helping those devastated by Hurricane Sandy rebuild more resiliently in New York and New Jersey with: our search for Citizen Sandy; Solar for Sandy; and Greening Schools and Neighborhoods with our EPA work.

Rebuilding Green in San Bruno

Working with San Bruno homeowners who were victims of a 2010 gasline explosion, to provide them with the resources they need to rebuild their homes green. 

Rebuilding Green in New Orleans: Holy Cross Project

Helping New Orleans rebuild following Hurricane Katrina with a sustainable village in the Lower Ninth Ward.

Louisiana Wetland Action Program

Engaging Louisiana landowners in wetlands coastal restoration.

Bike Sharing

Working to bring a bike sharing program to the City of Santa Monica.  


GREEN CITIES

Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities

Helping cities across the country with green neighborhood projects using LEED for Neighborhoods.

Green Urbanism Program Work on Affordable Housing

Working as a rater on LEED for Homes affordable housing developments, including the Rio Vista Green Building Project


GREEN SCHOOLS

Green School Makeover Competition

Awarding a winning school $100,000 in green school upgrades and also assisting runner-up schools with their projects.

Greening LA Schools

Helping the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to green its schools and reduce energy and water use by 10%.


GLOBAL INITIATIVES

Solar for Haiti

Helping rebuild green following the devastating earthquake in January 2010.

Solar and Clean Water for the Congo

Helping bring solar power to victims of rapes and other atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while raising awareness about how electronics are fueling the violence. 


Environmental Security & Sustainability

Advocating for the safe and sound elimination of weapons of mass destruction and conventional weapons and we facilitate the cleanup of related military materials and waste.


Even more: Click on "What We Do" on our website navigation to find out about more of our programs and projects!


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Global Green conducts pilot test for seafood boxes at New Orleans Fish House. Learn more!

The student-led Green School Makeover at Boston Latin School is complete! Read more!

Save the date: 18th Annual Millennium Awards will be held June 7th in Los Angeles. View event info.

11th Annual Pre-Oscar Party photos are going up! View here on Flikr.

Global Green USA’s 11th Annual Pre-Oscar® to feature a live performance by Moby and DJ Set by The Crystal Method. Read full release.

Global Green is currently seeking a dynamic, mission-focused, entrepreneurial President & CEO. View position description.

Eight cities chosen to receive free neighborhood development consultations under third year of EPA grant to Global Green. See which communities were chosen.

Walker Wells, Green Urbanism Program Director, featured in Inhabitat's "Green Design Predictions for 2014." Read more.

Chelsea Clinton, Mark Ruffalo and Sam Champion Converge With Leading Environmental Mavericks for 14th Annual Sustainable Design Awards. Read more.

The 14th Annual Sustainable Design Awards photos are up!
View the album.

Global Green is currently seeking a Director of Development in Santa Monica. View position description.

2013 QAP Analysis: Green Building Criteria in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. View the full report.

Global Green offers free nationwide neighborhood sustainability technical assistance. Our innovative LEED-ND approach is already helping 16 communities. Apply by Dec. 20 to be one of our 2014 partner cities.

Global Green USA, IKEA, and NYC Parks announce Red Hook Rec Center as the first Solar for Sandy beneficiary. Learn more about the project.

On Friday, October 11, 2013, Global Green USA’s 9th annual Gorgeous and Green Gala - The Green Gatsby - was held at the LEED-certified Bently Reserve and celebrated designer eco-fashion, sustainable technologies and eco-conscious initiatives.

The 2013 edition of the prestigious Right Livelihood Award was today presented to Green Cross International's Dr Paul Walker, director of our Environmental Security and Sustainability (ESS) programme, for his work to rid the world of chemical weapons.

Interested in being a part of Global Green's life-changing work? Global Green USA is currently hiring.
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