September 5, 2018

Make Your Voice Heard and Your Vote Count – Special Environmental Forum on the 2018 Elections

  This year’s elections will be key in determining the fate of environmental and climate change policy, and New Yorkers will have a lot to weigh in on. The NY State Attorney General’s race could even impact nation-wide policy. In what could be a pivotal election year, it’s crucial that we become educated voters before. Read more…

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September 2, 2018

July Forum Recap: Certified Living – Living Building Challenge

By Jennifer Urrutia July’s GreenHomeNYC forum featured Casey Cullen-Woods, Project Director from Thornton Tomasetti and Co-Founder and Co-facilitator of NYC Living Future Collaborative, and Megan Bové, Project Manager from Vidaris. These two presenters are well versed in the Living Building Challenge standard. Both presenters have worked on notable projects such as the Willow School (Living Certified v2.0) in New Jersey. Read more…


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High Noon on Wall Street – Rally for Our Climate

  Join the Bard MBA Community, Be Social Change, NYC Climate Action Alliance and GreenHomeNYC for a Climate Week lunchtime rally in Battery Park–Castle Clinton on Monday, September 24th. Together, we will make it loud and clear that the time for climate action is NOW!   Featured Speakers will be: Hunter Lovins — Author, Natural. Read more…

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August 31, 2018

Handling Tough Talk: Communication strategies for critical times

By Elise Baker     Whether you are an activist making an argument for climate policy or a prospective employee taking interviews in the green sector, persuading an audience requires nuance and skill. But how do you develop a powerful voice that will bridge the divide or get your foot in the door?   On. Read more…

August 8, 2018

August Forum: The Community-Driven Sustainable Economy with Hunter Lovins

How can an individual drive sustainable economic development in a city of 10 MILLION?   On August 23rd, join Hunter Lovins, global sustainability pioneer and Founder of Natural Capital Solutions, to explore the power and potential of local action on sustainable business growth and community development.   In our busy 21st century, technology-bound lives, the. Read more…

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August 7, 2018

Green Careers August 2018: Career Skills Workshop – Presentation Skills and Body Language

You have an education and a resume, now all you need is a good first impression! Join us for this Career Skills Workshop to learn valuable tips and tricks that will help you find a job and perform well there! This August Green Careers event will focus on presentation skills and body language.   Date: Tuesday, August 14,. Read more…


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August 6, 2018

June Forum Recap: Sustainability and Social Justice

by Karen Hindie   The June GreenHomeNYC Forum, Sustainability and Social Justice, explored how less advantaged communities can benefit from sustainable development. Our speakers focused on construction, landscaping and agriculture-related jobs for low-income workers. Speakers Matthew Caruso, Program Manager for Intervine, a division of the Hope Program, and Thomas Perry, Bronx Program Director, described training. Read more…

July 24, 2018

NYC Youth Lead the Charge on Climate Change

by Jennifer Lauren   Sixteen year old student Jamie Margolin had always been interested in creative action against climate change. Just last year, she developed a multidimensional, youth-fueled response to climate change aptly entitled Zero Hour. Today, Zero Hour is a full scale, national movement that is also gaining traction abroad.   Inspired by Margolin’s. Read more…

July 9, 2018

July Forum: Certified Living – The Living Building Challenge

Certified Living – The Living Building Challenge Dissected     The concept of buildings performing as an ecosystem is becoming a reality as advancing design strategies and certifications strengthen the integration of the natural and built environments. Living Building Challenge, administered by the International Living Future Institute, challenges buildings to function as a sustainable system. Read more…


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June 19, 2018

June Forum: Sustainability & Social Justice

With a growing awareness of sustainable development practices in the built-environment, it is critical to assess whether the people involved are the ones whose communities are being directly affected by the development. For instance, it might be the case that a highly energy efficient building is celebrated but at the cost of a local marginalized. Read more…


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