Green building creates green jobs, and green jobs will be crucial as we build a new green economy.

November 18, 2009 in Uncategorized


A new Booz Allen Hamilton study released by USGBC on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Greenbuild 2009 predicts green building will support or create 7.9 million jobs between 2009-2013 and will contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product.

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USGBC and its members have been deeply engaged in the current and ongoing discussion of America’s new green economy. The resources on this page will help you harness the power of USGBC’s work, whether you use our Career Center to find a green job or study the research on the role of green building in a green economy to do your part in advocating for an economically and environmentally sustainable American future.