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Turning Noise Into Signal

Making sense of building material data is complex, especially concerning Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) issues. Success and progress are only possible if we, as an industry, define a common language that helps us understand and navigate this information.


The Material Initiatives listed below are stakeholder-specific requests and commitments that bring together hundreds of companies representing tens of thousands of individuals around a common need and language to make sense of complex sustainable material issues in the built environment.

Lighting Advocacy Letter

Museum Exhibition Materials Pledge

Manufacturers Materials Commitment

Antimicrobials Letter
BuildingGreen’s Contractor Commitment
AIA Architecture and Design Materials Pledge
Interior Design Pledge for Positive Impact

Sector-Specific Materials Commitments

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