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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Free Healthy Offices App Out Now!

Mon, 23rd Mar 2015

Our Healthy Offices app is out now

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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

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BGBC to Host GREEN FUTURE Event

Wed, 31st Jul 2013

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

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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Call for Proposals - EcoDistricts Summit

Tue, 16th Jul 2013

Join EcoDistricts in Boston, Massachusetts from 12 to 14 November for the EcoDistricts Summit, a can’t-miss event for leaders who are shaping and building the cities and urban neighborhoods of the future.

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European Commission Consults on Sustainable Buildings Policy

Wed, 10th Jul 2013

A public consultation exploring what sustainable buildings policy for Europe should look like in the future has been launched by the European Commission.

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Register Now for "Transforming the Built Environment in Emerging Markets"

Mon, 8th Jul 2013

The World Green Building Council and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group have announced their collaboration to rapidly scale up the construction of green buildings in emerging markets. The new partnership demonstrates a shared commitment to enhancing the built environment and mitigating climate change.  Join us in celebrating this partnership at a special event, "Transforming the Built Environment in Emerging Markets."

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Communicating our Impact – Members' Survey 2013

Fri, 5th Jul 2013

Almost 100,000 buildings registered, one billion square metres of green floor area, 30,000 volunteers! Just some of the encouraging information we gathered in last year's WorldGBC Members' Survey.

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Europe Regional Network Calls for 2030 Targets

Wed, 3rd Jul 2013

The Europe Regional Network (ERN) has called for three legally binding targets to drive investment in a more efficient, competitive and resilient economy in its response to the EU’s consultation on a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies.  

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David Gottfried Award Nominations Open

Mon, 1st Jul 2013

The World Green Building Council’s David Gottfried Global Green Building Entrepreneurship Award recognises those involved in the worldwide sustainable construction movement whose contributions have been particularly pioneering, displaying an entrepreneurism that has helped to transform or advance the green building mission.

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