Greening the built environment of the National Capital Region.
The USGBC-National Capital Region Chapter (USGBC-NCR) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are one of 77 Chapters nationwide that are the local voice of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the foremost green building organization in the country.
USGBC-NCR promotes sustainability, advocates for green building policies, and fosters relationships among like-minded professionals through education, networking and outreach programs that are offered here in the National Capital Region.
Ten years ago when USGBC-NCR began its campaign to transform the built environment in the DC metropolitan area, green building design and construction was just being to garner interest.
Today, our territory:
While we are proud of these achievements, there is still more work to do. Join us in reaching further, expanding our sphere of influence and realizing our parent organization’s vision of green buildings for everyone within a generation here in the National Capital Region.
Our Mission: Engage, educate and encourage our community to live within and advance a sustainable, ecologically restorative and economically prosperous built environment.
Our Vision: The National Capital Region will be a global model of a sustainable community and inspire all generations to create a healthy, vibrant, and prosperous built environment responsive to people and nature.