Last week the Federal Trade Commission announced that, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, it was taking legal action against four 'sham' cancer charities. Allegations that the groups deceived donors to the tune of $187 million have rippled through the non-profit world. We consider what red flags donors should be on the lookout for and how data can - and can't - help us decide who's a good actor.
Sixty-eight percent of the region’s electricity is consumed by buildings. Now local governments are adopting new carrots and sticks to encourage builders and owners to “go green” and save energy. We look at new initiatives in Montgomery County and the District, and explore the future of green building.
- Sean Cahill Vice President of Development, Louis Dreyfus Property Group
- Joan Kelsch Environmental Planner, Arlington County; Chair of Intergovernmental Green Building Group (IGBG), Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
- Iris Amdur Principal of GreenShape, LLC
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