The Greenbuild international conference and expo, presented by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), concluded earlier this month in Chicago. The 17th edition of the conference explored the connection of the built environment to climate change, health, human rights, and equity.
The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Cruz, will address conference participants during the closing meeting at the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, on Nov. 14-16 in Chicago, Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have announced.
Human rights lawyer and humanitarian Amal Clooney will deliver the opening keynote remarks at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. The theme of this year’s conference, “Human X Nature,” explores the intersection of humanity and the built environment.
Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the USGBC released the 2017 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, detailing the sustainability strategies and initiatives implemented at last November’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held in Boston alongside the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX). With an attendance of more than 24,000 visitors, the report shows a waste diversion rate of 90.5 percent.