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O'Brien + Company's Kelly Kirkland discusses LEED credentials at the Eastside Learning Hub

recaps from past events.

 

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Gary Lawrence inspired the audience with a vision of a world working toward practical sustainability during a special eLeaf appearance. Thought leader and Chief Sustainabilty Officer of AECOM, Gary was in Seattle to speak at the Living Future unConference.

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05.17.2014
Friends of Cedar River Watershed: Shoreline Restoration at Sammamish Landing
GLY and the Cascadia Eastside Branch Collaborative joined Friends of the Cedar River Watershed to help restore the shoreline of the Sammamish Landing - weeding out invasive plants and creating compost platforms. The blackberry bushes didn't stand a chance! more >

04.26.2014
GLY | Taking Care of Our Forterra C3 Trees
A crew of GLY Volunteers went to Redmond's Heron Rookery Park to mulch 200 trees we'd purchased with carbon offsets through the Forterra C3 program. Thanks to our partner Keeney Office Supplies for planting them first! more >

04.15.2014
SEBC | Biomimicry Summary: Innovation + Sustainability
Sometimes we all need to be inspired, especially those of us working in the realm of sustainability. With passionate women like Eva Otto and Jennifer Barnes leading the charge, we left feeling like we can indeed make our world a better place. Read more and be inspired! [attachment nearly 5MB] more >

03.07.2014
NAWIC + GLY | Women in Construction: Shape the Future - And Your Career
Women from across the AEC and commercial real estate industries gathered in force to participate in the Women in Construction Forum. A stellar line-up of speakers, panelists and breakout session leaders included A-P Hurd [Touchstone], Kelli Leith [Microsoft], Kathleen O'Brien [the EMERGE Leadership Project], Martha Rose [Martha Rose Construction], Sue Baugh [Cushman + Wakefield], Deb Willard + Julie DeDonato [Vulcan], Sarah Dreger [McKinstry[, Heather Hull [GLY] and Brenda Nunes [Keller Williams]. Thanks to them all for a very successful event! more >

02.26.2014
ULI Breakfast | Building Health Places: Unlocking the Value in the NW
This is the first of several ULI Northwest Building Healthy Places programs planned for 2014. more >

02.06.2014
AIA Medical Design Forum
William Biggs from Group Health Cooperative, Phil Giuntoli from CollinsWoerman and GLY's Jim Elliott presented to 150 attendees at the AIA Medical Design Forum on the design, construction and operational results of the Puyallup Medical Center. Their topic focused on operational performance one year later, using specific metrics to track outcomes. more >

01.21.2014
Cascadia SEBC | The Stand-Up Economist: Exploring Carbon Tax
Yoram Bauman used humor, research and practical ideas to present the case for a revenue-neutral carbon tax in Washington state. Learn more in our wrap-up of his presentation. more >

11.19.2013
ELeaf Transformational Lecture | The Future of Water: Power and Impacts
Keri Pravitz, Executive Director of Friends of Cedar River Watershed, and Andrew Strong, Power Production Manager of Seattle City Light, discussed our region's coming challenges with water safety and supply. more >

10.24.2013
Seattle Genetics Tour + Mixer
Seattle Genetics, ISPE and GLY led a tour through Seattle Genetics' newly built lab spaces, giving a rare glimpse behind the scenes of a cutting-edge biotechnology facility. The link provides a summary of information shared on the tour. more >

10.18.2013
LEED Green Associate Training
This workshop invited industry partners, friends and GLY employees interested in becoming LEED Green Associate certified. The session prepped for the LEED exam covering sustainable strategies case studies, IPD and Lifecycle Costing, and tools to help streamline the LEED process. Summer Gorder and ecoReal led the workshop. more >

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