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Majid Al Futtaim becomes official Partner of WorldGBC MENA Regional Network

Majid Al Futtaim, the major shopping mall, retail and leisure developer in the Middle East and North Africa, has become the first official Partner of WorldGBC’s MENA Regional Network.

WorldGBC’s Advancing Net Zero project takes step forward as Australia, Canada, Germany, India & US announce plans to recognise zero emissions buildings

The goal to ensure that every single building produces zero carbon emissions by 2050 took a major step forward today as Green Building Councils in 10 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, the Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden, and the US) made progress on their plans to introduce net zero certification or designation schemes within their own countries, at COP22. 

How WorldGBC & its Green Building Councils are demonstrating action against their COP21 commitments

At COP21 in Paris last December, WorldGBC, its network of Green Building Councils in over 70 countries around the world and their 27,000 member companies made a high level commitment to reduce emissions from buildings.

Green offices that keep staff healthy and happy are improving productivity & boosting businesses’ bottom line, finds report

Employers, building owners, designers and developers throughout the world are showing that it pays to invest in greener offices that keep their occupants healthy and happy, a report from the World Green Building Council reveals.

Rick Fedrizzi, City of Vancouver & Saint-Gobain CEO honoured in WorldGBC Awards

The World Green Building Council has announced the winners of its prestigious Chairman’s Award and the David Gottfried Award at a ceremony held in the Golden Hall of Stockholm City Hall, the venue of the annual Nobel Prize banquet.

Workers in certified green buildings record higher cognitive functions scores, finds study

Employees who work in certified green buildings have been found to have higher cognitive function scores, fewer sick building symptoms and higher sleep quality scores than those working in non-certified buildings, according to a new study.

Outstanding leaders in green building honoured in Asia Pacific awards

Three highly prestigious green building projects and a leading business which have made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of Asia Pacific’s built environment, have been announced as winners of the World Green Building Council’s regional awards.

JLL joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global real estate services firm JLL has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

World Green Building Week 2016 – how our global movement changed perspectives on green buildings

From last Monday until yesterday, Green Building Councils, their members and many more organisations and individuals around the globe participated in World Green Building Week 2016!

JPMorgan Chase & Co. joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.
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