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Centering Equity: The Quest for Justice in Green Building

The sustainable building sector has forgotten a vital tenet, says the NAACP, and now is the time to do something about it.

Green buildings are for the privileged.

That’s a really tough reality for most of us to face, but it’s our current state, according to Jacqueline Patterson, senior director of the environmental and climate justice program at the NAACP. She’s on a quest change that.

Published October 7, 2019