news

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

Read more >
news

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)

Read more >
news

Vice President of HuGBC Receives BREEAM Award 2015

Thu, 30th Apr 2015

Sustainable, certified buildings, and professionals were awarded on 3 of March in London

Read more >
news

Croatia GBC Selects New Board of Directors

Wed, 29th Apr 2015

The Croatia Green Building Council recently held its Annual General Meeting and gathered its members to elect a new Board of Directors for the next two years. As well as approving a new Statute and Code of Conduct, the council elected a new Board as follows

Read more >
news

12 Teams Join the 2015 EcoDistricts Incubator

Tue, 28th Apr 2015

EcoDistricts has announced the 12 city teams that will participate in its fourth annual EcoDistricts Incubator, to be held in Portland, Oregon, 18 to 20 May 2015

Read more >
news

ICLEI Europe Joins Green Building Leadership Awards

Wed, 22nd Apr 2015

WorldGBC is delighted to announce ICLEI Europe as the newest knowledge partner to its 2015 Europe Leadership in Green Building Awards

Read more >
news

GBCA Partners with Online School to Boost Sustainability Skills

Fri, 17th Apr 2015

[Source: GBCA]:  The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has forged a new partnership with the Australian Supply Chain Sustainability School to fast-track the industry’s green skills

Read more >
news

WorldGBC Appoints New CEO

Thu, 9th Apr 2015

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced the appointment of Terri Wills as its new Chief Executive Officer

Read more >
news

Nomination Period Extended for Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize

Wed, 8th Apr 2015

The deadline for Stage A Nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016 has been extended to 29 May 2015

Read more >
news

Free Healthy Offices App Out Now!

Mon, 23rd Mar 2015

Our Healthy Offices app is out now

Read more >
news

Call for Presentations: International Green Building Conference 2015 - Singapore

Fri, 13th Mar 2015

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore is pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the International Green Building Conference 2015 (IGBC2015) which will be held from 2 – 4 September 2015 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Read more >
news

New Project On Health, Wellbeing and Productivity Launches

Thu, 5th Mar 2015

The World Green Building Council has launched a new global campaign on healthy buildings that will cover a range of building types, following last year’s well-received report, Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices

Read more >
news

Enter the Park Russia Architectural Competition

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

Calling all sustainable masterplanners, landscape architects, leisure and cultural specialists!

Read more >
news

Paraguay GBC Signs Cooperation Agreement

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

Paraguay Green Building Council has signed a cooperation agreement with the Municipality of Asuncion.

Read more >
news

Join Us for Green Apple Day of Service

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

On 28 September 2013, the Green Apple Day of Service will bring together thousands of students, teachers, parents and community leaders from around the globe to improve our school environments through service projects, education, community events and more.

Read more >
news

UNEP Vacancy

Fri, 9th Aug 2013

UNEP has a vacancy for a Senior Programme Officer position within UNEP-Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.  The Senior Programme Officer in this 12-month post will be responsible for the coordination of the cities and building portfolio in synergy with other relevant activities of the Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch and of the Division in this field. The application deadline is 30 August 2013.

Read more >
news

UNEP Vacancy

Fri, 9th Aug 2013

UNEP has a vacancy for a Senior Programme Officer position within UNEP-Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.  The Senior Programme Officer in this 12-month post will be responsible for the coordination of the cities and building portfolio in synergy with other relevant activities of the Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch and of the Division in this field. The application deadline is 30 August 2013.

Read more >
news

Jane Henley On Our IFC Partnership

Wed, 31st Jul 2013

As countries across the globe race to improve the sustainability of their buildings and infrastructure, it’s important to be mindful that green buildings are more than just “the right thing to do.” They are about market transformation.

Read more >
news

BGBC to Host GREEN FUTURE Event

Wed, 31st Jul 2013

Mark your calendar for the upcoming BGBC GREEN FUTURE event this September

Read more >
news

StandardDays Info Sessions Available

Sun, 28th Jul 2013

StandarDays is a two-day-information session aimed at newcomers to European Standardisation, as well as those who would like to understand CEN and CENELEC better. The info days give a clear and structured overview of the European Standardisation System, of the CEN and CENELEC products and processes, as well as the benefits of involvement in European Standardisation to potential stakeholders.

Read more >
news

Peru Green Build Expo and Congress

Tue, 23rd Jul 2013

Peru Green Building Council held its successful Peru Green Build 2013 Expo and International Congress on 28 and 29 June.

Read more >
news

Update from the Panama GBC

Mon, 22nd Jul 2013

There are lots of exciting things happening at the Panama GBC.  Here are some of their achievements:

Read more >
news

IFC and World Green Building Council Announce Global Partnership

Tue, 16th Jul 2013

Washington, D.C., July 16, 2013: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) today announced that they will collaborate to rapidly scale up the construction of green buildings in emerging markets. The new partnership demonstrates a shared commitment to playing a leadership role in transforming the built environment and mitigating climate change.

Read more >
news

HuGBC Welcomes New Leadership Team

Tue, 16th Jul 2013

The Hungary Green Building Council held its annual General Assembly on 29 May 2013, during which members elected a new Board of Directors for a two year term, including two Vice Presidents. Dr. András Reith, the current president of HuGBC will continue in this position for a further year.

Read more >