February 26, 2021

Diversity: The Cornerstone of a New Green Economy

By Salmata Kaba   WOMEN and BIPOC people have long faced the constant task of creating space for themselves within a greater entity. As the world begins to take more aggressive action to address the dire need for sustainability, it’s also becoming increasingly apparent that diversity will play a critical role in tackling this imperative.. Read more…

WELL Buildings Pave the Way to a Post-COVID Built Environment

By Tamanna Mohapatra   At what cost are we willing to work in buildings that don’t prioritize our well-being?  This may well be a question we no longer need to worry about. This past January, we got some good  news about the launch of IWBI’s new Health Safety-Seal that could improve health and safety in. Read more…

February 25, 2021

Green Careers: Diversity in Green

The GreenHomeNYC Careers group is hosting a panel on Diversity in Green. For an industry to thrive, there has to be a diversity of thought and representation. Please join us on March 9th with our diverse panel of New Yorkers, as they share with us how they started in the sustainability field and where they. Read more…

February 23, 2021

Monthly Forum: Designing for Wellness

The buildings that we inhabit most of our lives have a tremendous impact on our wellbeing. There are different ways we interact with the built environment, but a well planned space will foster healthy lifestyles through specific design elements that encourage comfort and health. The March GreenHomeNYC forum centers around the latest best practices in. Read more…

February 4, 2021

Monthly Forum – Climate Action Movements

Just two months after the U.S. formally withdrew from the Paris Agreement, President Biden re-joined and subsequently unveiled an ambitious climate change mitigation plan. This stark political u-turn was partially made possible by pressure from climate action movements.   Climate action movements both old and new have been organizing for years to elect progressive candidates,. Read more…

Green Careers: Community Action

The GreenHomeNYC Careers group is hosting a panel on Community Action. Community action plays a significant role in the acceleration of a greener environment. Come hear from professionals who work to educate and empower local communities on environmental justice and sustainability efforts, and learn about careers in this space. Speakers include:

Volunteer with GreenHomeNYC

Build your skills, enhance your credibility, and grow your network by becoming a GreenHomeNYC volunteer   Our volunteers develop, organize and manage all our programs. If you are looking for an interesting and challenging experience to help the environment, connect with like-minded professionals and meet new people, join us at our next information session to. Read more…

January 26, 2021

Climate Activism 2021 Style: “Optivism”

By Pamela Berns   “Congratulations! Your inauguration marks a turning point in history for the United States of America and for the world,” said an open letter to President Biden. “You can be remembered as the ‘climate President’ who led humanity away from the cliff’s edge.”   Indeed, climate activists and advocates woke up on  January. Read more…

What to Watch: Two Shows that Inspire Climate Activism

A Streaming Video Review by Tamanna Mohapatra    Paris to Pittsburgh Available on: Disney+, Run time: 1 hour 17 minutes, Release: 2018 More information at: https://www.paristopittsburgh.com/   “We need a Transnational and Transgenerational approach to solving climate change.” Carl Sagan, 1990

January 19, 2021

Volunteer with GreenHomeNYC

Build your skills, enhance your credibility, and grow your network by becoming a GreenHomeNYC volunteer   GreenHomeNYC has been promoting an energy-efficient and sustainable built environment and supporting green professional development in NYC since 2003.   Our volunteers develop, organize and manage all our programs. If you are looking for an interesting and challenging experience. Read more…