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Better Places for People report finds consumers willing to pay more for healthier homes

The design and quality of homes and neighbourhoods is a key contributor to the health and wellbeing of the people who live there, and almost 30 per cent of buyers and renters would pay more for properties with those qualities.

WorldGBC launches groundbreaking project to ensure all buildings are “net zero” by 2050

The World Green Building Council has today launched a groundbreaking new project which aims to ensure that all buildings are “net zero” by 2050, to help deliver on the ambition of the Paris Agreement and tackle climate change.

WorldGBC announces new green building leaders to join its Board

The World Green Building Council has today announced that five new global green building leaders will join its Board of Directors, with two existing members appointed Chair and Vice-Chair.

WorldGBC to host session on Net Zero buildings at London’s Business & Climate Summit

The World Green Building Council is to host a session on Net Zero buildings at the 2016 Business & Climate Summit in London, one of the leading annual forums where international businesses and policymakers meet in support of enhanced action on climate change.

The early bird catches the worm… don’t miss out on Congress discount

Green Building Councils and their member companies have just one month to register for discounted ‘early bird’ tickets for WorldGBC’s Congress – the annual gathering of the global green building community, which takes place in Sweden in October.

Four weeks left to prove your business is a green building leader in Asia Pacific

Businesses in the Asia Pacific region which are leading the way on sustainability in buildings have just four weeks remaining to enter the World Green Building Council’s prestigious Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards 2016.

BASF becomes official Partner of Europe Regional Network

BASF has today become an official Regional Partner of the WorldGBC’s Europe Regional Network.

European countries urged to create ambitious plans for cutting emissions from buildings to meet Paris Agreement

Governments, businesses, consumer groups and NGOs across Europe are being urged to come together to create ambitious plans for how their countries will cut emissions from existing buildings, in order to meet the Paris Agreement and halt global temperature rises.

Volvo CE joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

The World Green Building Council has today announced that Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

WorldGBC & EBRD collaborate to drive sustainable buildings

The World Green Building Council’s Europe Regional Network and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of sustainable property development.