Current Projects at a Glance

Global Green USA




Current Projects Collage

GREEN CITIES & NEIGHBORHOODS

Sustainable Neighborhood Assessments
Helping to green cities across the country by providing free Sustainable Neighborhood Assessments using LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND).

Green Urbanism Program
Providing technical assistance to local governments, public agencies, and affordable housing developers to help integrate sustainable practices into the planning, design, construction, and operation of the built environment.

Greening Affordable Housing
Advising on green building and providing clean and affor­­dable power to building developments, including a commitment to the White House to install 1MW of solar on affordable housing by 2017.

Bike Sharing
Working to bring a bike sharing program to Los Angeles County that produces an environmental value, provides equitable access, and promotes a healthy and livable community.

Coalition for Resource Recovery
Working to transform waste into assets by conducting pilots and bringing successful models to scale.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY & SOLA

AB 758 in California
Advancing legislation to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings in California.

Greening Los Angeles
Advocating for a 600MW feed-in tariff and working to make the LADWP one of the most energy efficient utilities in the country.

NOLA Wise Program for New Orleans
Helping homeowners with weatherization and energy efficiency home upgrades.

Classroom Education
Piloting hands-on New Orleans classroom education programs on energy efficiency.


HELPING COMMUNITIES

Rebuilding Green in NY and NJ
Helping those devastated by Hurricane Sandy rebuild more resiliently in New York and New Jersey through our Solar for Sandy Initiative and free neighborhood design consultations.

Rebuilding Green in New Orleans: Holy Cross Project
Helping New Orleans rebuild following Hurricane Katrina with a model sustainable village in the Lower Ninth Ward.

Louisiana Wetland Action Program
Engaging Louisiana landowners in wetlands coastal restoration.


GREEN SCHOOLS

Green School Makeover Competition
Awarding a winning school $75,000 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

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.


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Global Green launches environmental initiative at multi-family buildings in Albany, CA aimed at diverting more food scraps from landfills. Read more.

Global Green teams up with Volkswagen to auction off the first all-electric e-Golf in the US! Read more.

"Emerald City" - Gorgeous and Green Gala 2014 photos are online. View gallery.

Check out the 2014 Sustainable Neighborhood Assessment recommendations from our 7 target cities around the US! More will be added as they are completed. View here.

EPA awards Global Green USA grant to educate New Orleans residents on water management through green infrastructure. Read more.

Global Green USA Introduces Largest Compost Pilot for Los Angeles Apartments. Read more.

Save the date for Global Green USA's Gorgeous & Green Gala: Emerald City Friday, October 10th in San Francisco!

Global Green USA Taps International Non-Profit Executive Les McCabe, PhD as President and CEO. Read the full announcement.

Thanks all for joining us at the 18th Annual Millennium Awards! View event photos.

Global Green USA announces commitment to White House for 1MW solar installs on affordable housing by 2017. Read the full release.

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.

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.
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