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Which women are leading the way in the global green building movement?

Today is International Women’s Day – an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural political, and of course, environmental achievements of women around the world.

World’s largest collaborative retrofit project launches to cut emissions from buildings

The world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation has been officially launched today by Green Building Councils across Europe, in a bid to tackle one of the region’s biggest climate challenges – its existing buildings.

Global green building expected to double by 2018, study finds

Global green building is expected to double by 2018, according to a new study from Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation, on which the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) was a research partner.

Retailers can improve customer experience & potentially increase profit through greener stores, WorldGBC report finds

Retailers can improve the shopping experience for their customers and potentially increase their profits by providing greener, healthier stores, according to a major report from the World Green Building Council.

2016 WorldGBC Board Nominations Open

Do you want to guide the green building movement? WorldGBC is welcoming nominations for new Directors to join its Board in 2016-17.

WorldGBC launches Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards for 2016

The World Green Building Council has today launched its Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards for 2016.

EU unveils new green building policy objectives

The European Commission has started building the foundations of a common language around green building with the release of a major new working paper.

Green Building Councils commit to green area twice the size of Singapore

More than 1.25 billion square metres of buildings – almost double the size of Singapore – will be registered, renovated or certified as green building space over the next five years, under ambitious commitments made by Green Building Councils at COP21 in Paris today.

India GBC Publishes Annual Review

India Green Building Council launched their Annual Review at the IGBC Members' Meet on the 19th November.

2015 WorldGBC Chairman's Awards Winners Announced at Hong Kong Congress

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has recognised sustainability innovators and pioneers at the Hong Kong 2015 Congress.