The U.S. Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter (USGBC NJ) is a non-profit organization focused solely on advancing green building and sustainable communities.
The mission of USGBC NJ is to transform NJ’s built environment to become ecologically sustainable, profitable, and healthy. We accomplish our mission through education, advocacy, and collaboration.
As NJ’s green building advocate and education resource
, USGBC NJ provides over 150 educational programs, events, green building tours, research studies, and advocacy initiatives each year, through its three-branch, state-wide network.
- USGBC NJ is pleased to provide fully funded green building training for NJ veterans and the unemployed through a NJ Department of Labor grant. In today’s challenging economy and business climate, education/accreditation in the green building and related industries give employment candidates and incumbent (employed) workers a competitive edge in today’s workforce.
- USGBC NJ is a core partner in the groundbreaking NJ Sustainable Schools Consortium. The goal of the Consortium is “creating healthier schools at lower costs.”
- In addition, USGBC NJ is working towards the resiliency of our communities in recovering from natural disasters.
USGBC is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit group formed in 1993. USGBC New Jersey Chapter celebrated our 10th anniversary in 2012. New Jersey membership exceeds 1400 Corporations inclusive of USGBC National and the USGBC New Jersey Chapter. There are over 4,000 LEED® accredited professionals in NJ and over 500 LEED® registered and 100 certified projects in New Jersey.