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Decarbonization Through People: Intersections of Sustainability & Wellness

Nov 30, 2023 5:00PM—6:30PM

WSP Chicago 30 N La Salle St # 4200 Chicago, IL 60602

Join Illinois Green Alliance for a live panel discussion on the intersection of wellness and decarbonization, graciously hosted by WSP Chicago. Building decarbonization efforts are ramping up across the nation as we solidify targets and goals to combat climate change. Concurrently, the healthy building movement, spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, is experiencing increased momentum to…

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(Partner Event) USGBC IMPACT Conference

Nov 29, 2023

Illinois Green Alliance is a proud partner of the 2024 USGBC IMPACT Conference.  USGBC’s IMPACT Conference convenes hundreds of professionals from across the Midwest for conversations on transforming the building industry and addressing pressing climate issues. Our 2024 event will take place on April 30-May 1, 2024, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and will focus on…

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(Partner Event) 2024 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference

Nov 29, 2023

The Midwest Energy Solutions Conference unites the region’s leaders and innovators in energy efficiency for three days of insightful panels and unparalleled networking. This annual conference is about celebrating the industry’s accomplishments, while looking ahead at the changing policy landscape and latest technological breakthroughs. Join us in Chicago for MES 2024 and find out why…

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Getting to Zero Illinois Summit + Limelight 2023

Nov 14, 2023 12:00PM—8:30PM

The Old Post Office

Join us on November 14, 2023 at the Old Post Office for our second annual Getting to Zero Illinois Summit, followed by our annual Limelight Gala & Emerald Awards Ceremony! UPDATE: Getting to Zero is now SOLD OUT. Tickets for the Limelight Reception are still available. Join us @ 5:30! Limelight: Join us from 5:30 PM to…

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Member Breakfast: Meet the Candidates for the Board of Directors

Nov 08, 2023 8:00AM—9:00AM

Gilbane 123 N Upper Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60606

The election for the Board of Directors will run November 6 – December 1. Join us for a coffee with the candidates to help decide your vote! All Illinois Green members are invited to vote in the election to determine Board leadership.  Connect with other green building professionals with a morning of networking. This members-only…

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Constructing Connections: Developing Chicago’s Clean Energy Workforce

Nov 02, 2023 12:00PM—1:00PM

Virtual event + in-person tour @ Inherent Homes, 4647 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60644

Webinar | 12 – 1PM CT Join the Illinois Green Alliance for a roundtable discussion with Inherent Homes and Chicago Women in Trades to discover how Chicago residents are learning to build and maintain high-performance all-electric homes. Explore the connections between workforce training and affordable homeownership to catalyze sustainable neighborhood revitalization. Significant investments from the…

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Western Springs Home Tour: Age in Place LEED Platinum Home

Nov 02, 2023 3:30PM

Western Springs, IL

Join Illinois Green Alliance for a LEED Platinum (Pending) home tour in Western Springs, Illlinois! Attendees may choose a ticket time for either 3:30 PM or 4:30 PM on November 2. During this home tour, attendees will learn how this project focused on the owner’s desire to make their new home able to accommodate their aging…

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Auxiliary Board Open Meeting

Oct 25, 2023 5:30PM—7:00PM

Illinois Green Alliance 180 N LaSalle St. #2210 Chicago, IL 60601

Attend the monthly meeting of Illinois Green Alliance’s Auxiliary Board before the new member election cycle. Network with other young professionals in the building and sustainability industries and learn if this volunteer opportunity is right for you. Auxiliary Board applications will be open October 16 – November 3. If you register, you will receive a link to…

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Serving up Sustainability: From Restaurants to the Home Kitchen

Oct 18, 2023 3:00PM—4:30PM


Join Illinois Green Alliance for a webinar on sustainability and waste reduction in foodservice. According to a 2021 study by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the food industry accounts for more than one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. Join us to hear industry experts and select speakers share the methods utilized by restaurants, cafeterias,…

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Landscapes of Change: Resilient & Functional Ecosystems

Oct 17, 2023 12:00PM—1:00PM


Webinar | 12 – 1PM CT Join Illinois Green for a mid-day webinar to investigate resilient and functional landscapes through a variety of lenses: equity and partnerships; integrating into architecture; long-term maintenance; and net-positive impacts. When properly designed, installed, and managed, sustainable landscapes reduce the carbon emitted during construction and throughout the life of the…

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