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New collaboration to greatly accelerate green building growth through LEED certification in South Korean capital

Seoul, South Korea (May 18, 2017)—Today, USGBC and the Seoul Metropolitan Government signed an agreement to accelerate LEED, the most widely used green building rating system in the world, in Seoul.

The partnership is an effort to lay the groundwork for further sustainable development and performance in Seoul through LEED certification as a way to help mitigate climate change. South Korea is the fifth largest country outside the U.S. for LEED-certified buildings, with more than 6.5 million gross square meters of certified space. The LEED green building rating system is administered by GBCI, the premier organization for independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally.

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