A 3p Chat w/ David Gottfried; Founder, USGBC & World Green Building Council

David-GottfriedEvery Wednesday, TriplePundit takes 30 minutes or so to chat with an interesting leader in the sustainable business movement. These chats are broadcast on our Google+ channel and embedded via YouTube right here on 3p.

David Gottfried is a catalyst for transformation. His work has impacted the global building industry more than almost any other, having founded both the U.S. Green Building Council and World Green Building Council, with GBCs in 100 countries.

In our Google Chat series this week, TriplePundit’s Founder and Publisher, Nick Aster, interviewed David Gottfried about the LEED accreditation program and the state of the global green building movement.

If you missed the conversation, you can watch it right here or on our YouTube channel.

 


 

About David Gottfried: 

David Gottfried is best known as the father of the global green building movement, having founded both the U.S. Green Building Council and the World Green Building Council (with GBCs in 100 countries). He’s a catalyst for transformational green start-ups, collaboration and inspiration. Gottfried is an entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker and modern art painter. Gottfried’s organizational innovations have led to the greatest transformation of the world’s largest industry and perhaps the world. David’s recent release of Explosion Green was reviewed by President Bill Clinton, who stated: “Our future depends on sustainability… David Gottfried’s pioneering work is proof that we can do it, and Explosion Green tells us how.”

Marissa Rosen

Marissa is the Director of Social Media for TriplePundit. She has a passion for educating stakeholders and the public on sustainability and enjoys utilizing social media to bring online communities together to create business synergies. Marissa has a background in Communications and a Masters in Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Connect with her at marissa@triplepundit.com.