Key Takeaways: 2024 Women in Green Building Leadership Luncheon 

On April 10, Illinois Green convened nearly 200 leaders from the green building industry in Chicago to explore the theme of Fresh Perspectives and consider how we as a community can infuse new ideas and innovations into our workflow to set the groundwork for a greener future.   Our esteemed panelists led a discussion on the…

Over 125 Business Leaders Call on Mayor Lightfoot to Act on Building Decarbonization

January 25, 2023

Over 125 business leaders call on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to act on electrifying and decarbonizing Chicago’s buildings, in a letter to be delivered to the…

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Meet the Candidates for the Board of Directors

November 1, 2022

This year the Illinois Green Alliance Board Elections Committee are pleased to present 8 candidates for consideration for 5 open board seats. The Board of…

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Submit a Program Proposal for our 2023 Education Calendar!

October 21, 2022

Illinois Green Alliance’s Programs Committee is excited to announce a call for education program proposals to enhance our 2023 event calendar!  We seek to increase industry knowledge on the…

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Auxiliary Board Applications Open Now

October 18, 2022

Applications are open now for the Auxiliary Board – Illinois Green Alliance’s volunteer committee for young & emerging professionals in sustainability. Apply for the 2023 Auxiliary Board…

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Mayor’s New Report Outlines 26 Building Decarb Recommendations

October 13, 2022

On October 13, the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office released the Building Decarbonization Working Group Report. The 26 equity-focused policy and program recommendations center on…

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17th Annual Emerald Awards for Green Building in Illinois Announced

September 30, 2022

2022 Awardees Reflect the Leadership of Municipalities and Nonprofits in Net Zero Buildings Chicago, IL – Illinois Green Alliance announced the recipients of this year’s…

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Volunteer with Illinois Green! Applications Open Now.

August 17, 2022

Are you a green building expert who wants to make an impact in your community? Illinois Green’s offers two opportunities to connect and share your knowledge as a…

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The Proposed Chicago Energy Transformation Code, Explained

June 30, 2022

Illinois Green congratulates Mayor Lightfoot & the Chicago Department of Buildings on the introduction of the 2022 Chicago Energy Transformation Code. The proposed code goes…

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Meet our Summer Interns

June 21, 2022

Eric Epstein Communications Intern Eric is a rising senior at Northwestern University studying journalism, psychology, and integrated marketing communications. Eric co-founded the Northwestern Surf Club,…

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Celebrating Net Zero Buildings Week

June 16, 2022

It’s our mission to make net zero buildings feasible, affordable, and commonplace in Illinois. To support this goal, we’re joining the New Buildings Institute in…

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