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To transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling a sustainable and socially responsible, healthy and prosperous environment for people to live, work, learn and play.

Buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of the local South Florida region within this generation.

Guiding Principles

The South Florida Chapter models our values and carries out our Mission through goal setting, decision making, and actions that:

  • Promote the Triple Bottom Line -- The Chapter will pursue robust triple bottom line solutions that clarify and strengthen a healthy and dynamic balance between environmental, social and economic prosperity.
  • Establish Leadership -- The Chapter will take responsibility for both revolutionary and evolutionary leadership by championing societal models that achieve a more robust triple bottom line.
  • Reconcile Humanity with Nature -- The Chapter will endeavor to create and restore harmony between human activities and natural systems.
  • Maintain Integrity -- The Chapter will be guided by the precautionary principle in utilizing technical and scientific data to protect, preserve, and restore the health of the global environment, ecosystems and species, and will conduct all of its business affairs to the highest degrees of integrity.
  • Ensure Inclusiveness -- The Chapter will ensure inclusive, interdisciplinary, democratic decision-making with the objective of building understanding and shared commitments toward a greater common good.
  • Exhibit Transparency -- The Chapter will strive for honesty, openness and transparency.
  • Create a Culture of Learning -- The Chapter will provide invigorating education opportunities at every turn for all learners.
  • Foster Social Equity -- The Chapter will consult with diverse communities and be proactive in advancing social-equity objectives, integrating the theories and practices of social and economic justice with those of sustainable building.

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Strategic Plan
To review our Chapter's Strategic Plan for 2013-15, click here.

Membership Survey
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Chapter History
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