Laura Emanuel Appointed to Green Building United’s Board of Directors

Brownstein Group’s Director of Public Relations will help shape the future of the green building education and advocacy organization

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 5, 2018) – Brownstein Group Director of Public Relations Laura Emanuel was appointed to Green Building United’s Board of Directors to provide public relations and brand management expertise to help shape the future of the organization. Green Building United, recently known as the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, is a nonprofit organization working to enhance sustainability in the built environment through education and advocacy.

“As we seek to elevate our new brand, Green Building United, it was especially important that we include a leader in marketing communications on our board,” said Alex Dews, Executive Director of Green Building United. “Laura will help inform the trajectory of our organization, thanks to her public relations expertise and diverse perspective on the building industry. She’ll be an invaluable asset to our organization, and her insights will help to further elevate our mission of fostering transformative impact.”

In her nearly 10 years at Brownstein Group, Laura has developed a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the architecture, design, real estate and construction industries. She works with global and regional brands, including Saint-Gobain North America, SageGlass, Campus Apartments, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and Cecil Baker + Partners. She helped establish the agency’s A/E/C practice group, which supports brand communication efforts for a variety of building industry clients through brand awareness and lead-generation campaigns, thought leadership programming, media relations, trade show support and collateral development.

About Brownstein Group

Brownstein Group is the longest-running independent marketing communications agency in Philadelphia. Founded at the height of the Creative Revolution in the town where the advertising industry began, Brownstein Group is known for its fierce pride and fearless approach, the kind that can only be born out of boundless passion and nurtured in a place with a little bit of grit and a whole lot of heart. Brownstein Group offers full-service, integrated solutions, with expertise across all disciplines including brand strategy, advertising, public relations, social media and digital.

BG is relentless in the pursuit of breakthrough ideas, but dedicated to its clients and people. Named one of Ad Age’s Best Places to Work and a Fortune Top 100 Best Places to Work for Women, Brownstein Group’s clients include IKEA, UnitedHealthcare, Comcast Xfinity, Saint-Gobain North America, Wawa, Western Union, the Philadelphia Auto Show, La Colombe, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and DuPont Sorona®. For additional information, visit

About Green Building United

Green Building United is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to fostering transformative impact in the Greater Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, and Delaware regions through green building education and advocacy. The Green Building United community consists of committed practitioners, passionate advocates, and dedicated volunteers unified around the goal of advancing sustainable building solutions. Green Building United offers its members and partners a variety of resources, tools, and programs to keep them informed of the latest green building news and trends. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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