GBCI, Bureau Veritas Form Partnership

Washington, DC, Aug. 4, 2014 -- The Green Building Certification Institute, the third-party certification body for the LEED program, and Bureau Veritas SA, a  global testing, inspection and certification body, announced a strategic business partnership.

As part of the agreement, Bureau Veritas will facilitate LEED certification on behalf of GBCI for LEED green building projects.

“This collaboration with Bureau Veritas helps us take LEED to the next level,” said Rick Fedrizzi, GBCI board member and president, CEO and founding chair, U.S. Green Building Council.

“Through our collaboration, we will leverage the scale and scope of Bureau Veritas’ operations and quickly build capacity and global reach to deliver best-in-class, third-party certification for LEED.”