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Seattle 2030 District
23 October 2020 - 2:33pm
2020 has been a year of unexpected turns. At first, moving our annual fundraising event from in-person to online seemed like a difficult task. We then saw this as an opportunity to reach out to those who don't live in Seattle and younger audiences to find out more about our organization and...
Cincinnati 2030 District
20 October 2020 - 8:42am
Source: Soapbox Staff, Soapbox Cincinnati Date: October 20, 2020 A new six-part documentary, “Modern Metropolis,” tells the story of how Cincinnati formed its own sustainability district, designed to make healthier buildings and communities. Part three focuses on the Latin phrase inscribed on the...
Cincinnati 2030 District
19 October 2020 - 10:10am
Source: Andy Brownell and Joey Maiocco, Newsy in Collaboration with Sustainable Brands Date: October 12, 2020 A systems mindset illustrates how we're better together, how we're all connected, how a rising tide lifts all boats. That shift in thinking became evident as we documented the City of...
Seattle 2030 District
1 October 2020 - 1:35pm
The 2020 VISION AWARDS reimagined is in two weeks! Even though our annual fundraising event is online, there are still ways for you to participate virtually and help raise money for the Seattle 2030 District. Our silent auction is online this year and will be open until Friday, October 16. ...
Seattle 2030 District
15 September 2020 - 1:53pm
Earlier last week, Seattle 2030 District promoted the OA Alliance national program for municipal governments. Over the next 18 months, we’ll dig deeper into this issue to see how stormwater management and shoreline planning efforts can mitigate this problem. Carbon dioxide is a significant...
Seattle 2030 District
15 September 2020 - 1:29pm
Did you know that there are many interesting stormwater locations in the Capitol Hill area? You might have walked by a few of them and not even know it. To unearth these hidden treasures, all you'll need is your cell phone. In spring, we partnered with the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict and Geocaching...
Seattle 2030 District
10 September 2020 - 2:30pm
Many are losing homes and businesses to the NW and West Coast wildfires, while coping with the effects of the pandemic. Our partners at The Wave are raising critical funds to provide necessary food and supplies to the Tribal Nation, BIPOC communities, and first responders. If you can, please...
Seattle 2030 District
26 August 2020 - 11:33am
According to Architecture 2030's website, buildings generate nearly 40% of annual global GHG emissions. S2030D Board member, Jared Silliker has a great new podcast on the built environment called Building Better. The episodes feature sustainability experts, that discuss topics like embodied...
Dallas 2030 District
2 August 2020 - 10:20am
From ENERGY STAR for Commercial Buildings and Industrial PlantsUpdate on benchmarking and Energy Star cerification for commercial buildings impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic  "Thank you for your patience as we continue to assess the impacts on 1-100 ENERGY STAR scores resulting from changes in...
Seattle 2030 District
24 July 2020 - 10:32am
We’re currently accepting nominations for this year’s Vision Awards! The Vision Awards is our annual celebration of the sustainable work that’s being done locally in the built environment. If you know of a project that had excellent leadership or significantly reduced emissions in transportation...

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