Green Building Initiative
Vicki Worden has travelled the country promoting sustainability and the advancement of green building for more than a decade as both a consultant to and now the Executive Director of the Green Building Initiative, whose mission is to accelerate adoption of green building best practices. Through the promotion and use of Green Globes® and other programs, GBI supports the sustainability efforts of some of the largest public and corporate portfolio managers in the world. Green Globes is one of two nationally recognized green building rating systems and its use is growing rapidly each year thanks to the recognition it receives for its credible, user-friendly, high-value assessment program. GBI’s Green Globes system has been recognized and/or used by organizations including the U.S. General Services Administration and Department of Defense, the City of Chicago, Fannie Mae, and numerous state and local entities. Worden is currently also Vice President of the National Institute of Building Science’s Consultative Council. She holds an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from West Chester University in Pennsylvania.