USGBC promotes sustainability in how buildings are designed, built, and operated. USGBC is best known for the development of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating systems and Greenbuild, a green building conference and expo that promotes the green building industry, including environmentally responsible materials, sustainable architecture techniques and public policy.
ULI initiates research that anticipates emerging land use trends and issues, proposing creative solutions based on that research. ULI’s practice program is interdisciplinary and practical, focusing on trends and the basics of many different parts of the industry: Resort and residential; Retail and destination development; Office and industrial development; Transportation and parking; and Real estate finance and capital markets.
Information on the Bank's work on pollution management. "Emphasizes integrated environmental management, rather than just pollution control -- using a broad mix of incentives and pressures to achieve sustainable environmental improvements."