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Invitation: Roadmap to Green Building Strategies Event | May 8, Chicago

Discover how Green Building concepts can strengthen your overarching Sustainability Strategy and Marketing

Published 03-27-13

Submitted by OLD Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE)

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is hosting the Green Building and Sustainability Strategies Training to offer sustainability professionals a comprehensive understanding of local and global green building certifications, trends, and practices.

The training will be in Chicago on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Attendees of the Green Building and Sustainability Strategies Training have the option of registering for the SERF Professional exam to become a SERF Professional (SP)* under the Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities, one of the organizations leading the next wave of Green Building standards in the US.

Who should attend?

  • Facilities managers who want to broaden their reach with green building and sustainability concepts
  • Sustainability managers looking to apply green building to their existing strategy
  • Architects who understand green building but would like to holistically address their customers' sustainability strategy needs
  • Sustainability professionals looking to get core knowledge of frameworks and concepts

Why attend Green Building and Sustainability Strategies training?

  • Understand the key concepts for Green Building and apply them to your sustainability strategy
  • Be a part of a small, yet intensive group setting and support your career in Sustainability with this recognized certification
  • Understand local and global standards and legislation for Green Building
  • Expand your business opportunities with SERF – a practical and cost-effective tool for Green Building certification and become a certified SERF Professional

This course will be held at the DIRTT Green Learning Center in downtown Chicago. DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) is a provider of environmental sustainable modular interiors solutions for the built environment. The DIRTT office space is also one of many SERF Certified locations in Chicago and will offer a glimpse into the potential of the SERF standard.

For more info and to register for the Green Building and Sustainability Strategies Training, CLICK HERE.

*Certification is subject to a one-time examination fee.

Not yet convinced? Join our free webinar on April 11th!
Title: 'Understanding Green Building Concepts an Introduction to SERF'
Date/Time: April 11, 2013 / 12:00pm CST (1:00pm EST)
To register for the webinar, visit

About SERF (Society for Environmentally Responsible Facilities)

SERF_logoSERF makes environmental certification more streamlined, affordable and accessible to building owners, managers and developers. SERF leverages its certification program to advance the concept of Practical Environmental Stewardship™. Since its inception in 2010, SERF has certified properties in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas. For more information about SERF, please visit

Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) logo

OLD Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE)

OLD Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE)

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is a global strategic advisory and training organization specialized in Sustainability with offices in Chicago, Athens and Brussels. As an international network of specialists and consultants, CSE provides organizations, governments, and institutions unique and advanced services to achieve Stakeholder Value across Operational and Organizational frameworks.

Working with both the public and private sector, CSE offers clients advanced methodologies that adhere to social and environmental criteria. Contributing to the formation of Responsible Business worldwide, CSE produces positive impacts, enhances best practice and promotes Sustainability and Excellence through key service areas.

With a unique network of international partners, CSE also offers training on Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Climate Change in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia. CSE is an approved training provider under the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), offering unique learning opportunities for professionals to earn global Certifications as Sustainability (CSR) Practitioners. CSE is a Carbon Neutral Organization since 2007 and issues an Annual Sustainability Report, based on the UNGC Principles.

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