The LEED Curriculum for grades 10-12 and college, teaches students the core concepts of sustainability in the building and business environment using the LEED rating system. The LEED rating system is the most internationally recognized 3rd party green building rating system in the world. With over 400,000 LEED certified buildings world-wide, and many of them schools, The LEED Curriculum is the perfect framework to teach the core concepts of sustainability to all students, grades 10-12, and beyond. With customized lessons for standard curriculum and CTE programs, there is something for everyone in this comprehensive curriculum offering. With live or recorded teacher trainings, classroom materials and video tutorials, Green-Speak has you covered from A to Z!
The Business Case for Sustainability
“There are a number of studies that look at the relation between companies’ environmental, social, and corporate governance practices (ESG) and their financial performance. The vast majority find a direct link: companies that do good by the environment, their labor force, and communities, do well financially.” – IFC, World Bank Group
Without understanding the fundamentals of sustainability for operations and management, your employees cannot adequately contribute to building your business case. Green-Speak offers in-place or remote sustainability training for your employees in as little as 8 hours, customized to your business. Plus, participants are simultaneously prepared to obtain the LEED Green Associate credential, an industry recognized green building credential. It’s a great place to start building your company’s business case for sustainability. Without green buildings, there can’t be green business!
To provide sustainability curriculum for every school in America using the USGBC LEED rating system.
Green-Speak is a remote first, people-first company. Our mission, “To provide sustainability curriculum to every school in America using the USGBC LEED rating system” is ambitious and achievable. Our partners and the Green-Speak team work together to provide innovative and exemplary educational tools that engage students in hands on sustainability projects using the gold standard for green building rating systems, LEED.
Director, Heather McCombs has been teaching sustainability using the LEED rating system, for 15 years. Author of the best-selling LEED Green-Associate Exam Prep Guide, v.4, McCombs left the construction and design field to train teachers and professionals world-wide the core concepts of sustainability. Green-Speak is the scaling-up of that effort, with the goal to provide everyone who lives in buildings the tools to improve their impact on the triple bottom line – people, planet, and profit.
- Heather McCombs, Director
- Dan Brosman, Start-Up Coach
- Wilson Fay, Start-Up Coach
- Aaron Armstrong, Start-Up Coach
- Alexis Merbach, Legal Counsel
- Jordan Zolliecoffer, Legal Counsel
- Lily Broyles, Legal Counsel
- Celeste Williams, Research Analyst
- Olivia Stewart, Curriculum Consultant
- Gary Arndt, Web Design & Development
- Jamison Stokdyk, Web Developer
- Zack Whitford, Media Manager
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