Green Building Council
The Canada Green Building Council is a national organization that has been working since 2002 to advance green building and sustainable community development practices in Canada. The CaGBC is the license holder for the LEED green building rating system in Canada and supports the WELL Building Standard and GRESB (Green Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) in Canada.
Acting as the voice of the green building industry, the CaGBC advocates for green building policies with all levels of governments and the private sector across Canada. As a result of this advocacy, education and the hard work of their members, thousands of commercial and government buildings, schools, homes, community centres and historical structures have been retrofitted or newly constructed to green building standards.
Nationwide retrofit strategy could cut over half of emissions from Canada’s large buildings, finds reportThu, 21st Sep 2017
Large buildings in Canada such as office towers, hospitals and arenas could cut their emissions by up to 51 per cent, according to a new report published by the Canada Green Building Council.Read more >
In its new report From Thousands to Billions, WorldGBC calls for a dramatic and ambitious transformation towards a completely zero carbon built environment by 2050.Read more >
WorldGBC’s Advancing Net Zero project takes step forward as Australia, Canada, Germany, India & US announce plans to recognise zero emissions buildingsThu, 10th Nov 2016
The goal to ensure that every single building produces zero carbon emissions by 2050 takes another step forward.Read more >
At COP21 in Paris last December, WorldGBC, its network of Green Building Councils in over 70 countries around the world and their 27,000 member companies made a high level commitment to reduce emissions from buildings.Read more >
Wow! What a week. From last Monday until yesterday, Green Building Councils, their members and many more organisations and individuals around the globe participated in World Green Building Week 2016!Read more >
Building owners, developers, managers and investors in the US are increasingly interested in creating healthier buildingsRead more >
The World Green Building Council has today launched a groundbreaking new project which aims to ensure that all buildings are “net zero” by 2050, to help deliver on the ambition of the Paris Agreement and tackle climate change.Read more >
This year South Africa will play host to the largest international network influencing the green building marketplace, the WorldGBC Congress, making this the most distinctive sustainable building gathering ever hosted on the African continent.Read more >