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Making the Business Case

These reports contain clear and compelling business and economic benefits exist for our policy positions. In fact, most of our policy positions include ones that have been painted by others as bad for business. These documents can be used to help educate policymakers and others about how policies based on sustainable principles can be good for all stakeholders, including the planet.

The Business Case for Green Building

Case Studies

These case studies illustrate how ASBC members and other businesses engage in practices that support the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit. These companies have found ways to take the high road from a social and environmental standpoint, without undermining their growth and profitability — and in some cases making their business even more successful in conventional financial terms.

We hope these case studies provide inspiration and information to help your business to do well by doing good.

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The Business Case for Green Building

White Papers

ASBC has released several reports which take an in-depth look into important sustainability issues:

The Business Case for Green Building

Green building is the process of creating or retrofitting a building through an environmentally- and resource-mindful process, from conception to design and through operations and maintenance. The report describes market trends and projected economic activity resulting from the growth of green building construction and retrofitting, as well as its positive impact on the environment. The Business Case for Green Building