Challenging Communities to Envision their Economic Future

Photo: Las Vegas

As our economy recovers from the impact of the Great Recession, we have to remember that it wasn’t just individuals who were deeply affected; municipalities and local governments also suffered devastating consequences. Local governments saw a dramatic reduction in their tax base, forcing them to reduce services and think of creative ways to operate while providing services to their residents. Continue reading

April 22, 2015

Investing in Green Buildings Today to Shape a Healthy and Prosperous Tomorrow

Photo: Earth Day 2015 graphic.

Earth Day always represents a special time for Americans to come together and to celebrate the beauty of our rivers, parks and other natural resources that enrich our lives and enhance our communities.  And it’s also a moment for all of us to recommit ourselves to fulfilling a sacred responsibility: preserving our planet for future generations. Continue reading