WorldGBC Global Update: March 2015

Five Years of Increasing Collaboration Delivers Results

Jane_011.jpgAs my time as your CEO comes to a close, I reflect on how inspiring it has been to witness how hard you have worked to foster the green building movement within your respective countries. Those of you who have been actively involved regionally or internationally often say to me how reassuring and reenergising it is to see that we face the same challenges and use similar tactics to drive the green building movement. Read more.

Free Healthy Offices App Out Now!

Our Healthy Offices app is out now! With all the important data and compelling case studies from our Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices report in an easy-to-access app format, this is a great tool for you and your members. Available for iPad and Android – search for “Healthy Offices” in the App Store or Google Play.

Congress Programme Now Available!

With a reinvigorated programme that provides rich content for councils at all levels, and a range of valuable networking opportunities, WorldGBC Congress 2015 Hong Kong is not to be missed. The schedule for the event is now available: check it out on our website. Don’t miss this premier event for GBCs, alongside the unique cultural experience of HK. Learn, connect, advance – we’ll see you in Hong Kong!

WorldGBC Board Nominations

It's not too late to join us at the forefront, helping to drive the green building movement. Nominations for the WorldGBC Board of Directors close on 31 March 2015. All Established GBCs are eligible to submit a nomination, so if you are interested in joining our hardworking and dynamic Board, then find out more.


Online Event: Sustainable Communities

Join us for the next free online event in our SCI Speaker Series. Zach Tofias, Head of the Sustainable Communities Initiative at C40 Cities, will join us on 28 April at 11:30 am EST (4:30 pm UK) to share the latest trends and developments in sustainable communities in the C40 Cities network. Learn more or register.

WorldGBC/SCI Vancouver Study Tour

Bring your city leaders and join the WorldGBC Sustainable Cities Initiative Study Tour in Vancouver this June. As well as attendance at the Canada Green Building Council's annual conference, you will tour regenerated neighbourhoods and net zero energy buildings, participate in an exclusive workshop with the city on its award-winning policies, and network with global leaders. More information.

50 Most Talented Green Leaders

Our CEO, Jane Henley, has been recognised as one of the world's 50 most talented green leaders. Presented at the recent World CSR Congress in Mumbai, India, the prestigious award honoured Jane’s experience as a sustainable building, communities and cities advocate. Learn more.


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