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inner workings future/ The Johnson & Wales project is just one of Tsoi/Kobus & Associates’ many green projects. Others of note include Duke University’s Cancer Center and Boston College’s Stokes Hall. The company is also part of a pilot program in Boston called the “Challenge for Sustainability,” which recognizes business who commit to meeting certain sustainable standards and practices to reduce their overall carbon footprint. “One thing we have been working on with our Core Value Group, is that we are trying to implement office-wide policies in every project,” Jackson says. “Everyone claims they are green, but we work hard to differentiate ourselves. We have approached our clients early on in implementing LEED and green initiatives, and slowly but surely, many are adding them on.”

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