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Emirates GBC 2015 AWARDS

Thu, 29th Jan 2015

The Emirates Green Building Council is now accepting applications for the EGBC Awards, which highlight best practices in the green building industry in seven categories

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World's 100 Most Sustainable Companies Revealed

Fri, 23rd Jan 2015

The 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index (Global 100) was recently released by Canadian investment advisory firm Corporate Knights at the World Economic Forum meeting.

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UK-GBC Appoints Julie Hirigoyen as New Chief Executive

Thu, 15th Jan 2015

The UK Green Building Council has appointed Julie Hirigoyen as its new Chief Executive. Julie is currently UK Head of Sustainability for international property consultants JLL.

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Global Gathering at the Sustainable Innovation Forum

Tue, 6th Jan 2015

Climate Action delivered their fifth annual Sustainable Innovation Forum in Lima in December, and leaders from key United Nations bodies, governments, international companies and leading non-governmental organisations (NGOs) convened for the primary business summit at COP20.

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Europe Regional Network - Impact Report 2014

Thu, 1st Jan 2015

This Impact Report details the achievements of the Europe Regional Network and its member Green Building Councils from the year 2014. 

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2015 Emirates GBC Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Tue, 30th Dec 2014

Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) Awards Program.

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Sweden GBC Celebrates 116 Certified Projects

Sun, 21st Dec 2014

Congratulations to the Sweden Green Building Council on reaching the milestone of more than 100 LEED-certified projects - a grand total of 116 so far

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GBPro Interview Series: Michael Moradiellos

Sat, 20th Dec 2014

In the second of this series of interviews from Croatia GBC and Zelena Zona, respected expert Michael Moradiellos del Molino speaks about green building management and the cradle to cradle principle.

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Green Star Leaders Recognised in 2014

Tue, 16th Dec 2014

The property and construction industry’s shift to sustainability continues to gather pace, with the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) certifying 150 Green Star projects during 2014 – up from 105 in 2013.

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A Message from the WorldGBC Chairman

Fri, 12th Dec 2014

A message from WorldGBC Chairman, Bruce Kerswill

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Buildings as Human Resource Tools

Thu, 11th Dec 2014

When many people hear "green," they think they are going to lose something - that they will have to sell their cars, cancel their vacations, and live in the dark. At the same time, few people really understand what phrases like "low carbon" or "zero emissions" actually mean.

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Applications Now Open for WorldGBC CEO Position

Wed, 10th Dec 2014

The World Green Building Council is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead our global network of 100 green building councils

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Meet One of Europe's Green Building Advocates

Tue, 18th Jun 2013

Elaine Hsieh of the GreenBiz group interviews Steven Borncamp, a true advocate for promoting policy, practices and technologies for green building across Europe.

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Government Leadership Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Thu, 13th Jun 2013

Does your country have a city-level green building programme or policy that deserves global recognition?

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The Circular Economy

Tue, 11th Jun 2013

Our current industrial processes and lifestyles are depleting the world’s natural resources to create objects that will often end up in landfills, all while churning out unwanted by-products like industrial waste.  Will this linear system work for us long-term?

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Europe Regional Leadership Awards

Tue, 11th Jun 2013

The World Green Building Council’s European Network is proud to host the first ever leadership awards for the Europe region!

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Emirates Green Building Council Launches First EGBC Awards

Mon, 10th Jun 2013

Emirates Green Building Council has launched the first EGBC Awards in eight categories to honour excellence in sustainability initiatives.

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Jane Henley Talks Green Retrofits for Buildings

Mon, 10th Jun 2013

"The Empire State Building is one of the most visible examples of a trend that is occurring around the world – retrofitting buildings to make them more resource-efficient and climate-friendly," writes Jane Henley in her latest blog article.

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Latest News from GBC Costa Rica

Mon, 3rd Jun 2013

The GBC Costa Rica has been busy advancing the green building mission, with lots of exciting activities and developments.

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Hanley Wood and USGBC Establish a Strategic Partnership with Greenbuild

Fri, 31st May 2013

Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the construction industry and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a strategic partnership whereby Hanley Wood has acquired the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

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Australian Government Releases New Sustainability Report

Fri, 31st May 2013

A new report, released today by the National Sustainability Council, marks the start of a new, national conversation about sustainability, says the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).

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Partnership Between Public Health and Green Building Industry Promotes Healthy Behaviours

Thu, 30th May 2013

When public health organizations and the green building industry work together, the result can be more than better buildings. Increased collaboration between public health and the green building industry can also improve health outcomes, such as reducing childhood obesity, by driving changes in the design of buildings and outdoor space to promote physical activity and healthy eating, according to a new article published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM).

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Chairperson of GBC Indonesia Honoured

Fri, 24th May 2013

GBC Indonesia’s Chairperson, Naning Adiwoso, has been acknowledged by Forbes Indonesia in its April 2013 edition, as one of Ten Inspiring Women for 2013.

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Latest GBC Brasil News

Mon, 20th May 2013

The Arquiteta Cristina Hana Shoji and Engenheira Lourdes Cristina D. Printes represented Brazil in Bogota event CCCS Consejo Colombiano de Construcción Sostenible SBCI and UNEP-United Nations Environment Programme for Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative in Bogota, Colombia...

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