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Green Business Law: PNC Registers “Green Branch” with Trademark Office

“Green Branch” is now a registered trademark of PNC Bank. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently granted the mark to PNC, which is actively participating in USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Pilot Program. PNC currently manages forty LEED-certified branch banks in six states, with more on the way. Fifteen of these branches have been certified […]

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Gore Scores 48th Floor at Bank of America Tower

Back in September, we noted a report in Crain’s that Al Gore’s investment firm, Generation Investment Management LLP, was looking for LEED-certified office space in New York City. Today, Generation announced that it has secured a 5,000-square-foot lease on the 48th floor of the Durst Organization’s Bank of America Tower, which expects to receive the […]

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Stop & Shop Selected as Sole Supermarket Participant in LEED Portfolio Pilot Program

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company (Quincy, MA) announced last week that it is the first and only supermarket chain in the country that’s been accepted into USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Pilot Program, which is now closed and should launch officially sometime in early 2008. Along with its sister company Giant Food (Landover, MD), Stop & Shop […]

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USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference Underway in Chicago

As you’re probably well aware, Greenbuild got underway yesterday in Chicago with Bill Clinton’s keynote address. USGBC timed the relaunch of its website with this year’s conference, as well as the launch of a new green building educational resource called Greenbuild (365), which is also offering a Greenbuild blog and streaming video of conference speakers and presentations. We’ll […]

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