sustainability

2023 Sustainability Guide
March 19, 2024

Green Badger’s 2023 Annual Sustainability Report

2023 was a busy year for Green Badger – we launched our full ESG platform, spoke at events across the country, produced some great educational resources including the General Contractors Roadmap to ESG implementation as…

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February 1, 2024

This Badger Packs a Byte

People in construction are busy. If I pop onto a jobsite, I don’t see too many people twiddling their fingers (though if you’re using Green Badger already to manage LEED, you’ve definitely got a bit…

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January 2, 2024

Unlocking Wellness: The Playful Pursuit of Hobbies for a Happier You

In our fast-paced lives, we often find ourselves caught up in the chaos, neglecting a crucial aspect of our well-being—hobbies. Participating in your favorite hobby can have a positive effect on your mental wellness. These…

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December 20, 2023

How to Easily Start a Sustainability Committee

Developing a sustainability committee is useful in achieving a company’s ESG goals. ESG–an acronym for environmental, social and governance–serves as a structured system for assessing  how a company’s activities and policies affect sustainability and ethics….

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August 21, 2023

Composting 101: A “How to” Guide

In a world where sustainability is more crucial than ever, simple yet impactful actions can make all the difference. Enter composting – a powerful practice that not only reduces waste but also enriches our gardens,…

Well Building Overview
August 10, 2023

Streamlining Sustainability: How Green Badger Enhances Your WELL Journey

Lauren Breckenridge, LEED APSustainability Associate at Green Badger In an age when sustainability and human well-being are at the forefront of global concerns, the construction industry faces significant challenges in reducing its environmental impact and…

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May 17, 2023

Green Badger’s Upcoming ESG Guide Release

It seems you can’t open a newspaper or read an industry publication without seeing the letters ESG – and that’s not a bad thing. As the construction industry, real-estate in general, and all the associated…

Overview of the WELL Building Standard
November 14, 2022

WELL Building Standard: An Overview

While there is some overlap with the historically industry-leading LEED standard, WELL provides a deep dive into a broader focus on health and well-being.

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September 30, 2022

LEED Indoor Air Quality Inspection Checklist

Indoor air quality inspections continue to be a challenge for project teams, so Green Badger has put together this Indoor Air Quality Inspection Checklist.

epd and mir option 2 compliant products
September 1, 2022

Search by LEED BPDO Option 2 Compliance in Green Badger’s Product Database

Green Badger users can now search by LEED BPDO Option 2 compliance in our product database to see which products comply to earn each credit.

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August 29, 2022

Construction ESG Reporting for Supplier Diversity (MWBE) and Social Metrics

The growing importance of ESG in construction means learning how to translate metrics like MWBE on every project, not just the few that require it.

Real-world strategies for earning EPD and MIR Option 2
August 7, 2022

Real-world strategies for earning EPD and MIR Option 2’s in LEED v4.1

At Green Badger, we work with hundreds of LEED project teams to review their LEED scorecards, provide quarterly project reviews, or even provide LEED consulting services. This allows us to keep tabs on which products actually comply with the EPD and MIR Option 2 credits so that teams can earn these points.