Sustainable Leadership in Georgia
Georgia is one of the strongest states in the U.S. with regards to sustainable development and green building. It is currently ranked #7 in the nation for LEED registered buildings and is home to 250 LEED certified buildings and over 3,300 LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs). With a wealth of local talent and resources, Georgia is well positioned to transform its schools.
How We Work
The organization achieves its mission through public policy and community outreach programs, educational initiatives, and advocacy for USGBC’s internationally recognized LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification Program, renewable energy policy, green jobs creation and development, and green building code adoption. Through its advocacy efforts – both within and outside the industry – the USGBC-GA Community is helping to improve indoor air quality, reduce CO2 emissions, spur greater energy efficiency, conserve water resources, and develop a strong green jobs economy in the Southeast.
Become a LEED Professional
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is redefining the way we think about the places where we live, work and learn. Learn about LEED professional credentials and education in Georgia here.