By USGBC MA
Come join us to connect with the City of Boston and to learn about their quest towards carbon neutrality. We will convene a discussion in the City's efforts through policy, reviewing Article 37, present ambitions towards net-zero and looking at the market's appetite for green real estate.
Register for Boston's Evolution to Green event here!
The event intends to convene the real estate sector with policy makers and those who are stakeholders in the the transition towards a more environmentally friendly and marketable downtown.
Stay tuned for presenters and event schedule.
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Boston City Hall
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA, 02201
Some information on Boston's environmental policy:
In January 2015, Mayor Martin J. Walsh updated the Greenovate Boston Climate Action Plan, reaffirming long-standing goals to reduce community greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050 and establishing new goals to ensure that Boston is prepared for the effects of climate change, including rising sea levels and more frequent temperature extremes and precipitation events.
Boston Zoning Code Article 37, Green Buildings (Article 37) and the Boston Climate Change Preparedness and Resiliency Policy (Resiliency Policy) and Checklist (Resiliency Checklist) ensure that major building projects are planned, designed, constructed, and managed to minimize adverse environmental impacts; conserve natural resources; prepare for climate change; promote a more sustainable city; and enhance the quality of life in Boston. All proposed projects subject to or electing to comply with Zoning Article 80B, Large Project Review are subject to Article 37.