The powerpoint presentation gives an overview of how resilience could align with USGBC's mission. Outline of the resilience-enhancing strategies within LEED and each of GBCI's rating systems, links to USGBC resilience collateral, etc. LEED, PEER, SITES, RELi, GRESB and LEED for Cities (including STAR). The building codes in GBCI are aligned with LEED Cities, which aims to achieve sustainability goals outline with the policies. STAR aims at achieving practical engagements with the community about actions on 'climate change guide'. Top-down policies achieved practical execution due to this method of engaging local communities. The presentation is a part primer and part guide and can be used to let users develop own slide deck, talking points or script for local community and meetings, befitting the context.