Author Archive | Stephanie Sikora

Green Building Alliance Partners with p4 Pittsburgh to Present ‘Inspire Speakers Series’

Mayor John Fetterman and nationally acclaimed urban planner Toni Griffin to kick off new season Green Building Alliance today announced its 2015-2016 Inspire Speakers Series (ISS) in collaboration with p4 Pittsburgh. This season’s series brings five innovative thinkers and exceptional speakers from around the country to Pittsburgh, to help spark aspiration and ignite change. Each […]

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YOU can help make recycling easier and cut down landfill waste!

Many people are confused about what they can recycle and often don’t heed on the side of caution, resulting in the majority of recyclable material being sent to a landfill instead. Vaish Krishnamurthy, of Clean Robotics, offers this informative blog entry as an invitation to discuss what environmentally conscious organizations would like to see in the future […]

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Shout Out to Our Very Own “Spark!”

We’re super proud of our Executive Director’s “Innovator Profile” piece in Solving Problems that Matter (and Getting Paid for It) – sounds like the perfect combination, if you ask us! Dr. Aurora Sharrard is spotlighted for her passionate career in engineering and sustainability. The article calls Aurora, “a spark in the organization” that, “entices people […]

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Pittsburgh 2030 District Recognized with International Downtown Association Award

Touted for building a healthier, higher performing downtown, Pittsburgh on top again. The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of the Green Building Alliance, today received a prestigious award from the International Downtown Association for its work to significantly reduce energy consumption, water use and transportation emissions in Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland. The “Downtown Merit Award” […]

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Pittsburgh 2030 District Recognized with International Downtown Association Award

Touted for building a healthier, higher performing downtown, Pittsburgh on top again. The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of the Green Building Alliance, today received a prestigious award from the International Downtown Association for its work to significantly reduce energy consumption, water use and transportation emissions in Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland. The “Downtown Merit Award” […]

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USGBC Releases Economic Impact of Green Buildings Study

On September 16, USGBC released a groundbreaking study on the economic impact of green buildings. This study provides a wealth of data on green buildings’ existing and projected impact on jobs and the broader economy, both nationally and by state. It is a valuable resource as we work to further grow green building in Pennsylvania. Take a look […]

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Local Leaders to be Honored for Remarkable Accomplishments in Sustainability and Environmental Improvement

The PNC Financial Services Group and BNY Mellon executives named Legacy and Luminary Award recipients Green Building Alliance (GBA) will honor its 2015 Legacy and Luminary Award honorees, representing The PNC Financial Services Group and BNY Mellon, at tonight’s sold-out Emerald Evening Gala at the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History’s Music Hall. More […]

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