Green Building Initiative

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  • Company Size: 22
  • Industry: Sustainability, Non-Profit
  • Locations: Portland, OR

GBI is an international nonprofit organization and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer dedicated to reducing climate impacts by improving the built environment. Founded in 2004, the organization is the global provider of Green Globes®, Green Globes Journey to Net Zero, and federal Guiding Principles Compliance building assessment and certification programs. GBI also issues professional credentials, including Green Globes Professional (GGP), Green Globes Emerging Professional (GGEP) and Guiding Principles Compliance Professional (GPCP). To learn more about opportunities to become involved with GBI, contact or visit the GBI website at

Green Building Initiative, Inc. is a collaborative 100% remote 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to ‘improve the built environment’s impact on climate and society.’ Additionally, GBI offers professional development opportunities for employees, providing an annual allotment equal to 1% of their annual salary.

Employees enjoy association-wide bonus opportunities, full-time employment benefits including medical, vision, dental, life, short- and long-term disability insurance, and a retirement matching program. GBI employees also receive paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) accruable based on a schedule, with half-day Fridays. Furthermore, all GBI employees are eligible for paid sick leave. We are proud of our team culture that has been vital to our success.

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