WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced the appointment of Peter Templeton as President and CEO. Templeton has played a leading role in the development, launch and ongoing operation of the LEED program. Templeton has served at USGBC and its partner organization GBCI for over 20 years. During the past year, he has led the organizations on an interim basis. Templeton has dedicated the entirety of his career to successfully driving behavior change to improve public health and the environment in communities worldwide. …As President and CEO of both USGBC and GBCI, Templeton will direct the organizations’ efforts to increase the reach and impact of green building and green business market transformation activities around the world.