Summer Sustainability Summit 2024

Decarbonizing the built environment in North America with USGBC chapters

Recording now available




Ben Stapleton

Executive Director, USGBC-CA

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Jonathan Kraatz

Executive Director, USGBC-TX

Who should attend this session?

This session is for architects, engineers, consultants, and other industry professionals looking to achieve sustainability goals on their projects. It is also highly relevant for any environmental advocates interested in sustainable building practices.

What key questions will the session cover?

  • What changes are coming to CALGreen building code?

  • What do the embodied carbon updates in LEED v5 mean for AEC professionals?

  • What are the future trends in sustainable building in North America?

  • How can AEC professionals impact sustainability and decarbonization through their work? 



The U.S. Green Building Council California is a member-based, non-profit organization representing green building and sustainability professionals in California. We are passionate, practical, and informed advocates who work together to transform California’s built environment to be more sustainable, resilient, and equitable for all.


The U.S. Green Building Council Texas is a community-benefit 501(c3) nonprofit committed to ensuring a better built environment for current and future generations of Texans. We are uniquely focused on uniting all stakeholders involved in the development, design, construction, operation and use of the built infrastructure to achieve equitable practices and policies that are economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable.

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