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Green Building Alliance Honors 4 with Awards Recognizing Roles in Pittsburgh’s Sustainable Transformation

Frick Environmental Center, Majestic Lane, Millvale EcoDistrict, & Michael Kuhn recognized at GBA’s 2017 Emerald Evening Green Building Alliance (GBA) hosted our 2017 Emerald Evening on September 21, providing the opportunity to honor some of the people, projects, and initiatives that are transforming the region’s built environment. This year, GBA presented four awards: Leadership Award: […]

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Emerald Evening 2017

Join Green Building Alliance for our Emerald Evening 2017 gala and awards ceremony on September 21st at the August Wilson Center. Mark your calendars for the sustainability networking event of the year as we celebrate the people, projects, and initiatives that are transforming our region’s built environment. Enjoy an evening of connecting with Pittsburgh’s green innovators and conversing with friends over drinks and an elegant stationed dinner and dessert.

 

This year we are thrilled to present our new Leadership Award to the Frick Environmental Center, the world’s first free and open publicly-owned building set to achieve the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge, as well as LEED Platinum certification. In addition to the Leadership Award, GBA is pleased to present  Majestic Lane with our Luminary Award to recognize his dedicated work to make equity integral to sustainable development. And we are proud to honor the Millvale EcoDistrict with our new Inspiration Award for its inclusive community engagement process.

Here is a peek at the event’s activities:

  • 5:00pm   Cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, & networking
  • 6:15pm   Leadership, Luminary, & Inspiration Awards ceremony
  • 7:15pm   Dinner stations & more networking
  • 8:00pm   Dessert, coffee, and live music

Sponsorships

As we bring together more than 300 of the region’s most influential members of the green building and sustainability community, we invite your company to participate in this gala by joining us this fall and by considering a sponsorship of this event.  Through an Emerald Evening 2017 sponsorship, your company will demonstrate its support for and connection to GBA’s work for healthy high-performing places throughout Western Pennsylvania, as well as help honor the outstanding achievements of projects, people, and initiatives that make our region shine.

 

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Sponsors

Sage:

 

Olive:

American Iron and Steel Institute

WGL Energy

 

Mint:

Avison Young
Bakery Square
BNY Mellon
Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania
DeFinis Mechanical Contractors
DLA+Architecture & Interior Design
Evolve Environment ::Architecture
Knoll
Laborers District Council of Western PA
NRG
Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel
Pitt Ohio Express
Renaissance 3 Architects
Tall Timber Group

 

Thank you to WGL Energy for generously providing carbon offsets for the event.

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Frick Environmental Center to Receive Leadership Award at GBA’s 2017 Emerald Evening

As the hillsides celebrate spring, Green Building Alliance is thrilled to honor the Frick Environmental Center with our new Leadership Award at the 2017 Emerald Evening gala. The Frick Environmental Center is the world’s first free-to-the-public building engineered to meet the Living Building Challenge, and achieve LEED Platinum standards for energy efficiency. This municipal treasure […]

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Dr. Jared Cohon

GBA’s 2016 Legacy Award Honoree is Dr. Jared Cohon

GBA is excited to announce our 2016 Legacy Award honoree: Dr. Jared L. Cohon, Carnegie Mellon University’s Director of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, President Emeritus, and University Professor. As Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) third-longest president and current director of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, Dr. Cohon has been a […]

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Emerald Evening 2015

The Emerald Evening has sold out! We’d like to extend a big thank you to all our sponsors and everyone who will join us on September 24. We’re excited to celebrate with you! To anyone who was unable to get tickets… we’re sorry! Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Photo: Renee Greenlee

Photo: Renee Greenlee

Don’t miss GBA’s biggest party of the year… our annual fundraiser! This event will feature a Cocktail Hour, Dinner Gala, Legacy & Luminary Awards Ceremony, and Dessert Reception. The evening will kick off with cocktails, live music, and networking followed by a delicious seated dinner. Guests will have an opportunity to network and dine with green building experts, innovators, movers, and shakers!

Next, guests will head into the beautiful auditorium for the Legacy & Luminary Awards Ceremony (which will feature comments from a soon-to-be-announced Keynote Speaker), and close out the night with delectable desserts and drinks.

GBA will honor PNC Financial Group’s Gary Saulson with our Legacy Award, and our Luminary (“People’s Choice”) Award winner will be determined through an open nomination and voting process.

If you would like to purchase a full table or inquire about sponsorships, please visit this page or contact Deanna McPeak at 412-773-6017. See you on September 24!

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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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Gary Saulson

Meet This Year’s Legacy Award Honoree: Gary Saulson

GBA is delighted to announce that Gary Saulson, executive vice president and director of Corporate Real Estate for The PNC Financial Services Group, will receive the 2015 Legacy Award at its Emerald Evening gala on September 24. As The Tower at PNC Plaza will be opening in the coming months, this is a great time to […]

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Nominations Open for the 2015 Luminary Awards

It’s that time of year again! The time when we recognize the most inspiring, hard-working, and passionate green building leaders in our region. GBA’s Luminary Award is our people’s choice award, designed to celebrate those who are creating healthy, high-performing spaces in our region. Do YOU know someone who should be honored? Nominate them using […]

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