HOLLYWOOD, FL – The Association for Retail Environments’ (A.R.E.) Jo Rossman has become a LEED Accredited Professional. As manager of sustainability and designer programs, Rossman has driven initiatives to help members and retailers create healthy, productive, eco-conscious store environments profitably. An international award-winning journalist and former educator, Rossman has been with A.R.E. since 2003. In her current role, she has developed member networking venues, a sustainability news digest, and online resources and reports, and is co-developing a webinar series, among other programs. This new professional credential demonstrates her commitment to ensuring that A.R.E.’s sustainable initiatives not only meet the needs of members and retailers, but are consistent with commonly accepted standards in the marketplace.

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