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Philips publishes report on smart offices during World Green Building Week

Tue, 27th Sep 2016

Philips has published a new in-depth report on offices and smart buildings to coincide with World Green Building Week 2016.

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Philips' report advocates Better Places for People

Tue, 27th Sep 2016

Philips, a founding member of the WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board, has announced ambitious new targets for international lighting standards that will inherently lead to greener and healthier offices.

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Welcome to World Green Building Week!

Mon, 26th Sep 2016

World Green Building Week 2016 officially begins today!

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European Commission Vice President announced as Patron for World Green Building Week in Europe

Mon, 26th Sep 2016

Maroš Šefčovič, the Vice President of the European Commission, has been announced as the patron for World Green Building Week 2016 in Europe.

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Changing perspectives on green buildings

Mon, 26th Sep 2016

When people think about combatting climate change, certain images pop into their heads: coal power stations replaced by solar panels; smog-spewing trucks superseded by silent electric vehicles...

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Active House – Green AND healthy

Wed, 21st Sep 2016

With the release of new reports on residential health and wellbeing in 2016, such as the VELUX Healthy Homes Barometer and the UKGBC Healthy Homes Report...

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Ground-breaking energy efficiency financing project aims to create benefits for homebuyers

Tue, 20th Sep 2016

Homebuyers across the EU could be offered better borrowing rates on mortgages in return for purchasing more energy efficient homes or committing to implement energy saving work within properties

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Building owners beginning to see business benefits of healthier buildings, new report finds

Thu, 15th Sep 2016

Building owners, developers, managers and investors in the US are increasingly interested in creating healthier buildings

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The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings 2016

Wed, 14th Sep 2016

The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings 2016 provides perspectives of U.S. building owners, architects, interior designers and contractors about building healthier buildings

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Fit for the job - What it means to be a member of WorldGBC

Mon, 5th Sep 2016

In my role as Director of Membership, I’m often asked “what does it take to be a member of the World Green Building Council?”, “who’s in the club?”... 

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How can we make offices more comfortable?

Tue, 30th Aug 2016

At Better Places for People, we’ve talked a lot about how thermal comfort is a very important factor for an occupant’s health and wellbeing...

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Better places for a better bottom line

Tue, 23rd Aug 2016

In the WorldGBC’s 2014 Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices report, we provided the evidence that strongly links office environments and productivity in the workplace...

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Indian GBC Emerging As A Green Building Leader

Wed, 24th Sep 2014

It’s been a productive and exciting year for the Indian Green Building Council, whose efforts to transform our built environment are highlighting this GBC as one of the world’s sustainability thought leaders

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Get Up, Green Up - It's World Green Building Week!

Mon, 22nd Sep 2014

World Green Building Week is here! From September 22-27 2014, Green Building Councils in 100 countries representing more than 27,000 organizations will host events, run campaigns and celebrate World Green Building Week under the theme: ‘Get Up, Green Up’

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Eco Cities Forum 2014

Sat, 20th Sep 2014

The environment is facing significant and complicated challenges that are affecting the quality of lives. These challenges must be addressed.

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Montenegro GBC Receives Ozone Preservation Award

Fri, 19th Sep 2014

The Montenegro Green Building Council has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Award for Preservation of the Ozone Layer by the Montenegro Environmental Protection Agency.

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Discount Registration for WSB14 Barcelona During WGBWeek

Mon, 15th Sep 2014

The World Sustainable Building 2014 Conference is offering a special registration rate during World Green Building Week.  Sign up during WGBWeek (22 to 27 September) to attend this premier event in Barcelona being held from 28 to 30 October. You can register for the equivalent of early bird prices, a saving of up to 120 euro

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WorldGBC Partners with Leading Australian Low Carbon Research

Mon, 8th Sep 2014

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and Australia’s leading organisation working towards building sustainable communities – the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to take a global step towards defining ‘low’ to ‘no’ carbon cities in our world

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Sign Up Free for Explosion Green Live

Mon, 8th Sep 2014

Join David Gottfried for 45 minute hosted conversations with 40 of the world's foremost thought leaders in green building and sustainability, including bestselling authors, greentech CEOs, major developers, and luminary architects, engineers and green movement leaders. WorldGBC CEO Jane Henley is amongst those interviewed. Sign up now to be part of this free event which runs from 15 to 19 September, online.

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Australia and New Zealand Lead the World in Green Building

Thu, 4th Sep 2014

The Australia and New Zealand real estate market is the world’s greenest, according to the latest Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)

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Winners Announced: Asia Pacific Green Leadership Awards

Wed, 3rd Sep 2014

The winners of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) inaugural Asia Pacific Regional Network Leadership Awards in Green Building have been announced at a gala dinner in Singapore this evening

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International Mixed Use Community Development Design Competition

Thu, 28th Aug 2014

The Cascadia Green Building Council – Vancouver Island Collaborative is hosting an international design competition for a mixed-use community development project known as Esquimalt Village. This competition is open to teams from all over the world. Entrants can be students or working professionals of architecture, engineering and other technical disciplines

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New Estonian Life Cycle Standard Imminent

Wed, 20th Aug 2014

The NQS Eesti version of the ‘EVS lifecycle’ (lifecycle standard/ certification for real estate and renewable energy) created by GBC Eesti has been accepted into the EVS (Estonian Standards Authority) process to become a new Estonian Standard. EVS is the official state organisation dealing with integrating ISO and European standards into the Estonian context as well as vice versa

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GBC Italia Appoints New President

Wed, 20th Aug 2014

Mr. Gianni Silvestrini is the new Preseident of the GBC Italia

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