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Building Innovation Podcast
Every year, NIBS recognizes built environment professionals – thought leaders, change-makers, and innovators – folks who are getting things done and their work and projects support the industry in big ways. For the newest episode of the Building Innovation Podcast, we caught up with some of the award recipients from 2023. We spoke with the… more
NIBS Named Among 2023 Top-Rated Nonprofits
By Christine Cube Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude. Recently, the National Institute of Building Sciences received a first-time award – 2023 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits. To achieve this, we needed the support of our community to speak on our behalf about the work and service we provide to the built environment. Thank you to all… more
Recognizing the Industry’s Champions of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Statistics show that improvement is needed to increase representation across the built environment. In 2021, the NIBS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award was inaugurated into the built environment awards, which are presented during NIBS’ Building Innovation conference. The DEI Leadership Award recognizes corporations or… more
Build Out Alliance Gives LGBTQ+ Community a Place in the Industry
June’s Pride Month honors and celebrates the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) rights and culture. Since 2017, Build Out Alliance has pursued its mission to promote and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community within the building design and construction industry. Build Out Alliance President Andrew Torres, a licensed… more
Workforce Development Workshop Discusses Education and Promoting Building Careers
NIBS recently held a workshop for building industry executives to discuss social equity and workforce goals. Three breakout groups of 10-15 individuals convened and discussed problems and solutions. The conversation focused on three primary development goals: increasing access for individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds and communities to… more