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Croatia GBC Partnership Spotlights GBPro Trainers

Wed, 10th Dec 2014

The Croatia GBC has formed a partnership with Zagrebačka banka (Unicredit) to shine a light on GBPro Trainers, offering insight into their experience, knowledge and the current state of the green building arena.

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MENA GBCs Meet to Collaborate and Share Initiatives

Mon, 8th Dec 2014

On 28 October, nine of the fifteen councils in the MENA region met at the Dead Sea, Jordan. The meeting was hosted by Jordan GBC and was organised in conjunction with the Eco-Cities of the Mediterranean 2014 Forum & Expo. Representatives from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the UAE attended the full day meeting, which kicked-off with a roundup of GBC presentations, followed by capacity building sessions and a discussion on network-wide collaboration

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TMG-C40 Report on Urban Efficiency Available

Thu, 4th Dec 2014

A new report from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and C40 is now available

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Climate Action Programme: Report with UNEP/WorldGBC

Sun, 30th Nov 2014

The next Climate Action Report will be launched at the Sustainable Innovation Forum on 9th December at the Westin Hotel and Convention Center, Lima, Peru. The report includes an article by Jane Henley on Global Partnerships, Global Solutions

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Global Partnerships, Global Solutions

Wed, 26th Nov 2014

In a new article for Climate Action, our CEO Jane Henley discusses the need for global solutions to the environmental challenges we are facing

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President Ivo Josipović to Sponsor Croatia GBC Conference

Wed, 26th Nov 2014

Croatian President Ivo Josipović recently received a delegation of the Croatia Green Building Council who informed him of the preparations for the first summit on green building which President Josipović will sponsor. They also discussed the possibility of organizing a conference on the fight against climate change at the highest international level in Croatia next year

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USGBC Acknowledges WorldGBC Partners at UNEP Champions of the Earth Event

Thu, 20th Nov 2014

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 20, 2014): This week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was honored as a winner of the United Nation’s top environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth award. In accepting the award in the category of entrepreneurial vision, USGBC CEO Rick Fedrizzi acknowledged the role of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and its 100+ member councils in driving the global green building movement that the award recognized

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Sustainable Innovation Forum Announces Influential Speaker Lineup

Wed, 19th Nov 2014

The UNEP and Climate Action’s Sustainable Innovation Forum will be held on 9 December in Peru, alongside the COP20 negotiations in Lima.

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SCI Speaker Series: 100 Resilient Cities

Wed, 12th Nov 2014

We invite our GBCs and their members to join us for an online webinar presentation by Byrna Lipper of the Rockefeller Foundation, on Monday 15 December 2014, 4 pm EST

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WorldGBC On the Hunt for New CEO

Tue, 11th Nov 2014

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced that Chief Executive Officer, Jane Henley, will step down from the role in March 2015

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Meet the GBC Team in Our People Profiles

Thu, 30th Oct 2014

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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Croatia Green Building Council has New Leadership

Fri, 17th May 2013

At the annual General Assembly members of Croatia Green Building Council elected a new president and eight members of the Board.

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Construmat - Building Solutions World Congress

Fri, 17th May 2013

The world’s top 65 experiences in building solutions will be showcased at the Building Solutions World Congress to reveal the keys to success for the sector.

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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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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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