GSK furthers pharma's greening

GlaxoSmithKline expects to go platinum by 2013 in a plant being built in Philadelphia. That's LEED platinum, the highest rating in the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design sustainable building rating system. Besides sustainability, design parameters for the four-story, 205,000-square-foot facility are based on the property developer "imagining with GSK how their people will work in the future." GSK release

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