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Global Green USA Announced as Energy Upgrade California® Grant Award Winner for Statewide Energy Management Education Program

Santa Monica, CA -- Global Green USA has been named one of a select number of community-based organizations across the state that have been awarded grants to develop and implement energy management outreach, awareness, and educational programs for its local community with an emphasis on reaching diverse and underserved populations.

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July 9, 2014 (Los Angeles, CA) -- Santa Monica-based, national environmental non-profit Global Green USA and Athens Services, one of L.A.'s largest recycling and waste services company, have joined forces to introduce food scrap recovery to more multi-family buildings, starting in Lincoln Heights. The pilot represents the largest residential building to implement food scrap collection in the city to date.

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SANTA MONICA, CA (JUNE 24, 2014) -- Following an exhaustive, national six month search, Global Green USA has appointed Les McCabe, Ph.D., of The Institute for Shipboard Education as its new President and CEO effective July 1st. Today’s announcement was made by the Transition Committee of Global Green’s Board of Directors, led by Robert Bucklin, Chairman of the Board and formerly Vice Chairman of North America for Rabobank, and Transition Chair and Global Green Board Member Christiana Wyly.

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Global Green USA’s 2014 Millennium Awards Honors NRG Energy’s David Crane and U.S. Green Building Council's Rick Fedrizzi

Global Green USA recognized the tremendous advancements made in industry, building, media and public policy that move the world toward a sustainable and secure future at its annual Millennium Awards that took place on Saturday, June 7th at the Fairmont Hotel. David Crane, President & CEO of NRG Energy, was honored with the Corporate Environmental Leadership Award; Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO, & Founding Chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council was honored with the Individual Leadership Award.

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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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