Our CEO comes out against lobbying group for trying to weaken LEED green building standards

1_Bi1399_rgb_Omslag_5In this Washington Post Op-Ed, read our CEO’s explanation of why we shouldn’t let chemical companies weaken a new, stronger set of LEED standards (LEEDv4) that contain progressive green chemistry regulations. Those companies – operating through the American High Performance Buildings Coalition – also want to ban the use of LEED by the federal government unless the language regarding using greener chemicals is watered down; this would stifle energy innovation. Standing up to a group of businesses who have consistently put their bottom lines first and social responsibility second is important for our health and the environment.

Read the full op ed here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/2013/06/29/ad75adf0-ddb3-11e2-948c-d644453cf169_story.html.

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