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Building Resilience: Challenges of Extreme Weather

Architects, engineers, and contractors contend with site conditions when designing and building buildings. For example, structural engineers must evaluate the efficacy of soil conditions to support the structure. Civil engineers understand potential...

Building Green: The Latest Sustainable Materials

In the ever-evolving construction industry landscape, sustainability has moved from a niche interest to a central focus for developers, architects, and builders in the United States. With the U.S. setting ambitious climate goals, including a more...

Investing in Impact: The Benefits of B Corp Certification

This month is B Corp Month and we celebrate a trend reshaping the global economy toward a more sustainable and socially responsible future. At the forefront of this movement are B Corporations (B Corps), certified for-profit companies proving that...

Regulatory Changes in Sustainability: New GHG and Climate Disclosures

On the heels of the SEC ruling on March 6, 2024 requiring approximately 2,800 U.S.-based and over 500 foreign-based companies to report greenhouse gas emissions, it's time to revisit the what and why of emissions reporting. In addition to the new...

Climate Action Plans: A Blueprint for Regional Climate Policy

At a time when the economic and social impacts of climate change are becoming ever more evident, the urgency for comprehensive climate action is clear. From droughts across the central and southern U.S. to hurricanes battering the Caribbean, the...

Inflation Reduction Act Quick Tips

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 is a game changer for businesses pursuing sustainability. Among the many initiatives the IRA covers, it has a strong focus on reducing energy use and expediting renewable energy development in the U.S. It is...

A Year of Eco-Friendly Endeavors: Celebrating 365 Days (Plus 1!)

At Emerald Built Environments, sustainability is at the core of everything we do. Our mission is to develop a sustainable future and we do it by working with businesses and organizations to create spaces that are healthy for people and the planet....

Beyond Cost Savings: The Added Benefits of Sustainability

Corporate sustainability is a cornerstone of ethical, profitable, and successful businesses. The idea of including environmentalism as a core business practice is grounded in data, which is why 96% of the world’s largest 250 companies report on...

Understanding the Costs of Your Sustainable Journey

Improving corporate sustainability is an ongoing process with no defined finish line. To many businesses, this sounds like a daunting proposition that may weigh down their operations. In actuality, it's the opposite — sustainability provides...