Meeting to finalize amendments to green property underwriting standard

National public meeting to be held Sept. 16 in Washington, D.C.

The National Public Meeting for Resiliency + Infrastructure Consensus Underwriting Standard Amendments will take place September 16, from 9 a.m.-12p.m. at Perkins+Will, 1250 24th St. NW, Washington, DC in the World Wildlife Fund Building. Public participation is welcomed in finalizing amendments to the Green Property Underwriting Standards.

The meeting will cover:

·         Standards' use for Green Property Bonds complying with regulator and rating agency requirements including risk and uncertainty reduction & due process

·         Standards' use for Green+Resilient Property & Infrastructure Bonds & higher credit ratings

·         Review of Draft Amendments for Productivity+Safety+Resiliency+Infrastructure including incorporation of insurance industry's Fortified Standards and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure's Envision Rating System

·         Relation to Sustainable Manufacturing Underwriting Standard

·         Importance for reducing carbon pollution & product toxicity

·         Review of consensus process approving Amendments

·         Review of Industry Trade Association Policy

The draft amendments will be available for comment on August 19 at Written comments are due by Sept. 8, 2014.

RSVP is required at 202-338-3131 or


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