Upcoming Events

October 18, 2019

It’s time to stop crediting corporate sustainability efforts as acts of altruism. For big business, protecting the environment often means padding the bottom line.

Nike Inc. has come up with a way to weave more efficiently, reducing the raw material and labor time neede...

September 3, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted the OurCounty Sustainability Plan, the boldest, most comprehensive regional approach to sustainability ever issued by a county in the United States.

The plan, drafted over the course of two years with...

April 29, 2019

Our ambitious update to the Sustainable City pLAn creates a global model for local action to confront the climate crisis — a comprehensive roadmap to protect our environment, strengthen our economy, and build a more equitable future

LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti today...

February 11, 2019

FEB 26 - 28, 2019    Phoenix, AZ , JW Marriott Desert Ridge 

Join more than 1,200 of the world’s brightest thinkers and most influential sustainability leaders for an unparalleled look into the pressing challenges, emerging trends and biggest op...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored 12 shippers and two logistics firms as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its annual SmartWay® Excellence Awards at the 2018 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals C...

June 16, 2018

Hilton Foundation’s state-of-the-art Agoura Hills campus is designed to be net zero energy. The project exceeds LEED Platinum and is a great real-world example of the latest sustainable building features, including a natural ventilation system (passive cooling), automa...

June 14, 2018

GBCSC Members attended Mayor Garcetti’s launch event showcasing Sustainability Tools, the City’s new data tools that will track our progress toward achieving local water and energy efficiency goals outlined in the Mayor’s Sustainable City PLAn.  

September 26, 2017

Spotlight on Sustainability: Emerging Trends in the Built Environment


Tue, October 3, 2017
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
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500 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071




Andy Cohen, Gensler: for...

Solutions like these greatly help protect forests, biodiversity and also help mitigate climate change.

1. What ways can an individual help decrease the carbon footprint besides recycling?

Answered by Jon Fisher, Senior Conservation Scientist. Jon is currently focused on...

August 31, 2017

California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming. If approved at the end of the legislative ses...

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Oct 03, 2017


Join business leaders to discuss emerging trends, technologies and practices improving sustainability in the built environment. Advancements in this arena have direct impacts on the 3Ps--people, profit and planet. Come share your experiences and learn from other experts.

Oct 24, 2017


2017 GBCSC Quarterly Site Visit & Tour

Fourth Quarter Site Visit to Cintas is set for Tuesday, October 24th

Oct 21, 2017

Various Locations

Trees need people, and people need trees – especially in urban areas. Volunteers are needed to help Tree People plant and care for trees throughout greater LA.  Urban Forestry volunteer events take place on weekends throughout the year in different locations around the region. Events take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome and no previous training is necessary. To come to an Urban Forestry event visit their events calendar and sign up!

Oct 14, 2017

Hermosa Beach, CA

Nothin' But Sand is a fantastic opportunity to show your local beach some love every third Saturday of the month. It's easy, fun and kicks off your weekend with some excellent karma. Singles, couples, groups and businesses are welcome, and you're encouraged to bring your friends—or make some new ones. See you at the beach!

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HP Inc. Named First Technology Company in California to Achieve TRUE Zero Waste Certification

April 24, 2018

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