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Introduction

  • Lisa N. Hasan
Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth book series (PSSBAFE)

Abstract

Sustainable real estate has been one of the most innovative industries over the past three decades. Steadily growing interest in sustainable development issues and the emergence of a strong business case for green building practices have supported the rapid development of the sector. Advances have occurred in terms of building materials and assemblies, certifications and labeling programs, simulation tools, design and procurement processes, federal and municipal regulations, sustainable investment vehicles and marketing strategies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa N. Hasan
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  1. 1.David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable EnterpriseJohn Molson School of Business, Concordia UniversityMontrealCanada

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