The Boston Green & Healthy Building Network provides a platform for collaboration to promote green and healthy buildings for representatives from about ten Boston-area non-profit organizations and the City of Boston. This case study summarizes learnings and maps the evolution of the network's composition and dynamics since it was launched in 2005 at the initiative of the Barr Foundation.
A best practices guide for healthy and sustainable building design, construction, and operations for the healthcare industry developed by Health Care Without Harm.
Moving Cooler examines over 50 strategies for transportation reform.
A new study by Northeastern University shows that environmental racism and injustice are still urgent problems. Of the 30 most environmentally overburdened communities in Massachusetts, 24 are communities of color. The top 30 list includes all of Boston's neighborhoods except one.
This report contains results from the assessments, recommendations for the environmental education field and a section on cultural competency metrics.
The problem that Lawrence, Massachusetts faces is familiar: how to restore a dying industrial city. But the answer is far from what community and economic developers are accustomed to trying. In quite unconventional ways, it builds heavily upon the social connections of individuals throughout the city to develop new leadership, vision, and change.