Partner Highlight: SUNY ESF Gets to Work with GPRO at Work

January 2019 not only marked the start of the new year, but also the beginning of an impactful partnership between Urban Green Council and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) in Syracuse. With funding from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Urban Green’s GPRO at Work  will help SUNY ESF pursue and achieve the highest standards in green building, energy efficiency, and operations and maintenance.

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GPRO Is a Catalyst for Change at LA Metro

Since 2017, the U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles has delivered GPRO training to the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) through the Growing a Greener Workforce program. Bringing together members of the larger community with a diverse range of Metro departments, the goal is to raise consciousness about sustainability issues and inspire action. The result is a perceptible shift in thinking, reinforced by new forms of collaboration and information-sharing wit­­­hin Metro and the LA community.

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Weill Cornell Medicine Builds on Training with Individualized Coaching

Two years ago, over 30 Weill Cornell Medicine staff completed GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M). But what’s happened since? Nearly 80 percent of GPRO students say that they’ll use at least one technique from the course in their everyday work, but Weill Cornell wants to take this notion a step further by understanding the barriers to implementing these practices.

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