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Asia Pacific Green Leadership Recognised

Mon, 18th Aug 2014

Eight exceptional green building projects and seven leading companies have been named finalists in the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) inaugural Asia Pacific Regional Network Leadership Awards in Green Building.

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Register Now for the 2014 EcoDistricts Summit

Fri, 15th Aug 2014

This September 24-26, the world’s most innovative city makers will converge on Washington DC — a city that has captured the spirit of creative collaboration like few others – for the 2014 EcoDistricts Summit. 

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Europe Regional Network Announces New Chair

Fri, 15th Aug 2014

The WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network has elected Dr Christine Lemaitre, CEO of DGNB (the German Sustainable Building Council), to be its next Chair for the period 2014-2016

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Green Leaders Recognised at WorldGBC Green Building Awards

Fri, 8th Aug 2014

Outstanding leaders in sustainable development have been honored at the annual World Green Building Council Awards

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WorldGBC 2013-2014 Impact Report

Thu, 7th Aug 2014

The World Green Building Council has just released our 2013-2014 Impact Report. With 100 Green Building Councils worldwide, over 27,000 member companies and organisations, and more than 1.2 billion square metres of green building area registered, the 720 staff and 32,000 volunteers powering this global movement are making a real difference

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The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings

Thu, 26th Jun 2014

This report contains the results of a landmark research project that is the first to span across five key stakeholders that influence the prevalence of healthy design and construction practices in buildings.

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Smart Market Report Released: The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings

Thu, 26th Jun 2014

NEW YORK – June 26, 2014 – The critical connection between a healthy building environment and patient health is often missed by the one group of professionals who may matter most - physicians, according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects, United Technologies and other partners.

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Call for Proposals: Qatar GBC Annual Conference

Thu, 26th Jun 2014

The Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) First Annual Conference, which will take place from 24 to 25 November 2014, is inviting submissions. QGBC provides leadership and encourages collaboration to conduct environmentally sustainable practices for green building design and development in Qatar. The conference will address major issues and provide answers to some of the most significant challenges of environmental sustainability and promoting best practice for the built environment for Qatar, the Gulf region and beyond

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Register Today for WorldGBC Congress in Brazil

Mon, 16th Jun 2014

REGISTER NOW FOR WORLDGBC CONGRESS IN SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

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ACCADES Regional Forum Cements Co-operation in Central America

Sat, 14th Jun 2014

The second ACCADES (Central American and Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Development) Regional Forum was held in San Jose, Costa Rica on 20 and 21 May, and was a resounding success. The forum was hosted by the GBC Costa Rica, with enthusiastic participation from the other ACCADES affiliated councils (Panama, Guatemala and El Salvador).

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New GBC Launches in Tanzania

Sat, 24th May 2014

A new GBC was launched recently with the establishment of the Green Building Council of Tanzania (GBCTZ). The launch took place during a stakeholder meeting which was held at the Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel on 31 January 2014

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Join us at World Cities Summit

Mon, 12th May 2014

The World Cities Summit (WCS) is a global platform for urban leaders of government, private sector, academia, professional and international organisations to address liveable and sustainable city challenges in an integrated manner, share good urban governance practices and innovative solutions, and forge partnerships

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Arab-African Forum on Green Building, 17-19 Dec

Thu, 9th May 2013

Egypt Green Building Council, (Egypt-GBC) and Regional office for Arab States of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, invite you to attend the Arab-African Forum for Green Building,[AAFGB], which will be held in Cairo, Egypt, 17-19th December, 2013.
 

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Kuwait Green Building Forum on 30- 31, Oct, 2013.

Thu, 9th May 2013

Kuwait Green Building Forum aims to educate, inform, network and unite forces for spreading the green building movement. It will provide developers, architects, building consultants, engineers, contractors, facility managers and decision makers with a platform to explore latest trends in green buildings and to showcase green building products, equipment, services and technologies.

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A Message From The Africa Regional Network Chair 2

Wed, 1st May 2013

In the last quarter we have received tentative enquiries from two new countries - Benin and Tanzania, so interest continues to spread.

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Coast Expo and the Green Coast Award

Wed, 1st May 2013

Coast Expo, the most qualified event in Italy dedicated to coastal zone management and protection takes place from 18th to 20th September 2013 at Ferrara Fiere Congressi, in parallel with RemTech Expo 2013, the most specialized expo dedicated to remediation technologies and territory requalification.

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News from the Green Building Council of Mauritius

Wed, 1st May 2013

The Government of Mauritius is currently working on the design of a Green School. GBCM is assisting in the design phase with valuable input on sustainable building practice. The retrofit of the existing governmental school aims to be Mauritius first green school.

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The Countdown Has Begun!

Wed, 1st May 2013

As of today the clock is ticking on what might just be the greatest challenge the European built environment community has ever undertaken. There is now exactly one year for EU governments to establish long-term national renovation strategies, which somehow have to result in reducing energy use across the entire existing building stock by a massive 80% by 2050 against 2010 levels.

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Emirates GBC Updates

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

Emirates Green Building Council will host its 2nd Annual EGBC Congress on 11-12 December 2013 in Dubai, UAE. The theme of the EGBC Congress will be “Building a Green Future”.    

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Singapore Green Building Council Updates April 2013

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

A new Board has been elected for 2013-2015 at Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), with Mr. Ng Eng Kiong as new President. He is taking over from Mr. Tai Lee Siang, who will serve as the Immediate Past President for the coming two years.

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HKGBC Latest Updates - April 2013

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

HKGBC put forward an activation plan for the HK3030 Campaign at this remarkable event on 3 March 2013, with the witness of officiating guests from various government bureaux and departments, as well as key stakeholders like the professional institutions, education sector and the green groups.

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Green Real Estate Finance In Europe

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

PROVADA - Amsterdam RAI

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A Message From The Asia Pacific Regional Network Chair

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

It’s been a great start to 2013 building on a productive and successful 2012 for the WorldGBC Asia Pacific Network (APN).

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A Message from the Europe Regional Network Chair

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

"There is a real sense of growing cohesion across the Europe Network, as GBCs build on the things they have in common and proactively share lessons learned. It was great to be able to share some of what we’ve been doing in the UK through an ‘open house’ forum at UK-GBC just before Ecobuild in March, with a wide range of Councils from across the Europe region and beyond, and to go on to a very productive Network meeting during the conference and exhibition itself. As ever we focused on where we could do more together – around education, events, awards and policy, and each of the taskforces has a packed agenda to deliver over the coming months.

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