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Call for Case Studies

Thu, 28th May 2015

Do you know of projects that show how green building or retrofitting have improved people’s lives

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Congress 2015 Registration Now Open

Wed, 27th May 2015

Registration is now open for WorldGBC Congress 2015 Hong Kong.

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Nominations for Europe Regional Awards Still Open

Tue, 26th May 2015

Nominations for the Europe Regional Leadership Awards 2015 are still open. Nominate a green building champion in your country now

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India Stacks Up 3 Billion Square Feet of Green Building Space

Mon, 25th May 2015

The green building movement continues to gain momentum in India, with the country recently reaching three billion square feet of registered green building space

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Green Building Trends Survey Launches

Fri, 22nd May 2015

The World Green Building Council is pleased to launch the new World Green Building Trends survey, which we are conducting in partnership with Dodge Data & Analytics (formerly McGraw Hill Construction)

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WWF-Australia HQ Gets Green Star Rating for Natural Interior

Thu, 21st May 2015

WWF’s Australian headquarters, located in a former wool store in inner city Sydney, has been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia for its interior space

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GBCSA Office Awarded 4-Star Green Star Rating

Tue, 19th May 2015

We're proud to report that one of our Established members, the Green Building Council of South Africa, has had their amazing office space recognised as green interior space

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Panama GBC’s Activities Contributing to Sustainability

Mon, 18th May 2015

Panama GBC and SUMARSE (Panama chapter from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development), with the support of ACCADES celebrated the Earth Day with a successful International Forum “Business Eco-Efficiency and Productivity”

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WorldGBC Common Education Platform Delivers in Poland

Fri, 15th May 2015

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) presented a successful training session on Sustainable Real Estate Management last week, at the Siemens Headquarters in Warsaw

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JLL and UTC Join Polish GBC Executive Board

Wed, 13th May 2015

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) is delighted to announce JLL and UTC as its new Executive Board members

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Download New Guide for Investors

Mon, 4th May 2015

The Rocky Mountain Institute has released How to Calculate and Present Deep Retrofit Value: A Guide For Investors, a comprehensive resource to support real estate investors in evaluating opportunities for deep energy retrofits to accelerate and scale investment

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ULI Releases Building Healthy Places Toolkit

Fri, 1st May 2015

Development strategies that can improve health outcomes, such as providing protected bikeways, minimizing noise pollution, and offering amenities such as community gardens, are highlighted in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

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Call for Congress Hosts in 2015 and 2016

Sun, 10th Nov 2013

Do you want to host the WorldGBC Congress in 2015 or 2016?

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Greenest School on Earth

Sat, 9th Nov 2013

A technologically advanced low-income secondary school in Hong Kong and an innovative primary school in Kenya that harvests rainwater are the winners of the Center for Green School's 2013 'Greenest School on Earth' competition.

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WorldGBC 2012/2013 Annual Report Now Available

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

Download our 2012/2013 Annual Report to learn about our recent activities and see how we are helping GBCs worldwide to transform the built environment.

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WorldGBC Holds Congress in Cape Town

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

This year's Congress in Cape Town was our best yet, with 75 delegates from 34 countries convening from 16 to 18 October for plenty of development opportunities, networking and strategising. Thanks go to our sponsor, Shaw Contract Group, for their support, and our hosts, the Green Building Council of South Africa, for their efforts to make the event a resounding success.

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Call for European Govts to Seize National Renovation Strategies Opportunities

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

From joint press release by Renovate Europe and the Europe Regional Network

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Green Building Videos

Sat, 2nd Nov 2013

Check out these great videos from Taiwan GBC highlighting green buildings:

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Vitoria-Gasteiz Celebrates Europe Region Leadership Award Win

Sat, 2nd Nov 2013

The Mayor of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Javier Maroto, and CEO of GBCe, Luis Álvarez-Ude.

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Green Building Awards for Sustainability Leaders

Thu, 17th Oct 2013

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has recognised innovators and pioneers at its annual awards ceremony.

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Business Case Report Now Available in Chinese and Spanish

Mon, 7th Oct 2013

Our comprehensive report on the business case for green building has now been released in Chinese and Spanish translations.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Sun, 6th Oct 2013

Notice is hereby given to all members that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the World Green Building Council will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at 12:45 pm, during the WorldGBC Congress at The Pavilion Conference Centre, Clocktower Centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa, to conduct the following business:

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Europe Regional Network Calls for Market Transformation

Tue, 1st Oct 2013

The Europe Regional Network of WorldGBC has today responded to the European Commission’s consultation on EU sustainable buildings policy, outlining the central building blocks required for market transformation.

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New GBC People Profiles

Sun, 29th Sep 2013

Meet members of our GBC family and learn about what has inspired them, their greatest challenges, and the advice they have to offer.

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