March/April 2010 | Trade and Industry Development

March/April 2010

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Trade & Industry Development Magazine

March/April 2010

This issue of Trade & Industry Development presents 30 different success stories via our Corporate Investment & Community Impact (CiCi) Awards article. We are excited about these awards as they recognize those economic development agencies that "did what it took to get the job done." Seldom an easy task!

In this issue

2010: The Era of Green Building

BY: Marie Coleman

This year is not only the start of a new decade, but the beginning of a new era in the way we think about the built environment. In 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council’s vision of green buildings for all within a generation helped the building industry take a giant step forward with the creation of its LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification program, providing third-party validation that a building is solving our collective environmental challenges, not contributing to them. more....