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U S Green Building Council (USGBC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

USGBC is a energy conservation organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1993. As of 2019 they had $39 million in revenue and $43 million in assets.

To transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.

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Program areas at USGBC

The leed Green Building certification system is the preeminent program for rating the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Green buildings. 94,000 projects--comprising more than seven billion square feet, are currently participating in the leed system in over 165 countries and territories. 2.4 million square feet certified leed daily. By using less energy and water, leed-certified buildings save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.

Greenbuild: the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to Green Building. Each year, tens of thousands of professionals from all over the world attend this can't-miss event. In 2017, greenbuild shows were held in boston, Massachusetts, mumbai, india, shanghai, china and berlin, germany.

Members: Usgbc's actively engaged member community is at the core of Usgbc's mission and drives the work of Usgbc. At the national level, Usgbc's member organizations support Usgbc's mission-focused initiatives. Employees of member organizations serve on committees that drive the development of leed, education and events, advocacy work and other programs. Members vote to fill leadership positions and to approve changes to the leed rating Usgbc's network of 90 local communities helps implement our global vision at a regional and local level. (continued on schedule o)these local leaders and volunteers are Usgbc's on-the-ground advocates, sharing ideas, networking and educating, and spreading information and education throughout their communities. The local communities also administer an active network of emerging professionals groups who are new to the Green Building industry and sustainability movement and who are provided with opportunities to hone their leadership and professional skills.

Form 990s for USGBC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 16, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 4, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Apr 10, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 28, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for USGBC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,071,359
Program services$32,413,594
Investment income and dividends$811,460
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,477,494
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-58,618
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$352,720
Total revenues$39,068,009

Vendors for USGBC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Unitedhealthcare Insurance CompanyInsurance2019-12-31
████ ████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ ███████ ████████Insurance agent or broker$63,6922019-12-31
███████ ██ ████████Insurance agent or broker$10,2932019-12-31
██████████Marketing software; CRM software2019-08-28
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-28
█████Marketing software2019-08-28
██████Content management system software2019-08-17
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at USGBC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mahesh RamanujamPresident and Chief Executive Officer$360,000July 18, 2019
Brendan OwensSenior Vice President-July 18, 2019
████████ ████████Vice President-July 18, 2019
████████ █████Senior Vice President$253,000July 18, 2019
█████ ████General Counsel$202,825July 18, 2019
██████ ██████Director-July 18, 2019
████ ████████Project Manager Energy and Sustainability Switzerland-April 27, 2020
█████ ████Project Manager-April 27, 2020
███████ █████Property Manager-April 27, 2020
████ ███████Chair$0July 18, 2019
...and five more key personnel

Peer energy conservation and development organizations

1Friends of the Earth501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
2Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
3American Council for An Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
4Center for American Progress (CAP)501(c)(3)$44 millionWashington, DC
5Public Citizen Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
6Wilderness Society501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
7Elemental Excelerator501(c)(3)$14 millionHonolulu, HI
8Calcef Innovations501(c)(3)$16 millionOakland, CA
9Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)501(c)(3)$87 millionBurlington, VT
10Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC)501(c)(3)$18 millionMadison, WI
11Association for Energy Affordability501(c)(3)$12 millionBronx, NY
12District Energy St Paul501(c)(3)$38 millionSt Paul, MN
13Elevate Energy501(c)(3)$24 millionChicago, IL
14Montgomery County Green Bank Corporation501(c)(3)$18 millionRockville, MD
15The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)501(c)(3)$53 millionPhiladelphia, PA
16The Energy Coalition (TEC)501(c)(3)$9.9 millionIrvine, CA
17Ceres501(c)(3)$20 millionBoston, MA
18Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance501(c)(3)$38 millionPortland, OR
19Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)501(c)(3)$94 millionOak Ridge, TN
20Center for Energy and Environment (CEE)501(c)(3)$19 millionMinneapolis, MN
21Growth Energy501(c)(6)$24 millionWashington, DC
22Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)501(c)(3)$20 millionWashington, DC
23Green America501(c)(3)$14 millionWashington, DC
24National Governors Association (NGA)501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
25Population Reference Bureau (PRB)501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC