Hero Action Map

Join the World Green Building Week Hero Action Map

This map is a place to share how and where in the world you’re participating in World Green Building Week.

Will you learn more about the need for net zero buildings? Will you share the week with people you know? Will you lead your company, school or organisation by hosting an event to take steps toward a greener, healthier world?

The ways to get involved are endless and we want to hear from you!  This World Green Building Week, let’s activate as many net zero heroes as we can - together.

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Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: nic chin Organisation: Green Quarter SB
Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Sheena Khan Organisation: Emirates Green Building Council
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Paul Ocran Organisation: Ghana National Cleaner Production Centre
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Marija Josipović Organisation: Hoval d.o.o.
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Paul Ocran Organisation: National Cleaner Production Center What you're doing: Educate people on the benefits of green buildings. Provide free IFC EDGE expert services for developers.
Will help spead the word. Name: Hilary Artavia Solis Organisation: Green Building Council Costa Rica What you're doing: We are celebrating World Green Building Week 2017 by doing several activities such as talks with college students and our members.
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Maha Khogali Organisation: Emirates Green Building Council What you're doing: Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) will be supporting World Green Building Week for 2017 through marking a new milestone for the Council and releasing the first of its kind Net Zero Energy Report. Please stay tuned for more details on our report launch which is scheduled for September 27th, 2017. http://emiratesgbc.org/nzeb-study/
Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Paul Reid Organisation: Build It Green Canada Inc What you're doing: We'll build the first neighbourhood development in Canada that will have all homes qualified under the CHBA Netzero Home Labelling Program.
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Erica Terranova Organisation: One Click LCA What you're doing: Promoting energy saving measures at our office, spreading the word, and sharing green building and zero carbon resources on our social media. We have also written a zero carbon roadmap for the Finnish construction industry on behalf of the Ministry of Environment.
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Alicja Kuczera Organisation: Polish Green Building Council
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Linnea Olsson Organisation: Sweden Green Building Council What you're doing: We're working on our new Net Zero Certification, to be launched next year! We're hosting two workshops in September as part of our work to finalise our Net Zero Certification - one in Stockholm on 19 September and one in Malmö on 22 of September.
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Juan Carlos Narváez Organisation: Nicaragua Green Building Council NGBC What you're doing: Creando el Nicaragua Green Building Council y sumando miembros. Apoyando y promoviendo las actividades relacionadas al World Green Building Week así como a los miembros de ACCADES (Alianza Centroamericana y del Caribe para el Desarrollo Sostenible).
Will help spead the word. Name: Caroline Lane Organisation: UK-GBC What you're doing: Our 10 year anniversary event will be held during WGBW where we will set out our vision and ambitions for the future of the built environment. We will be showcasing a number of sustainable built environment projects – past, present and future!
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Elementa Consulting What you're doing: Launching the report detailing the working group outputs of the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI), established to work collaboratively towards solutions that can enable a zero emissions future for London. At the event, each working group will summarise their detailed recommendations for energy policy change.
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Marco Caffi Organisation: Green Building Council Italia What you're doing: We are working on our new GBC Condominium Certification for the deep renovation of existing buildings. We are organizing an event during the World Green Building week and we are spreading the word to all our members that in the fight against climate change, Our Hero is Zero!
Will learn more about the issue. Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Dilara Goker Organisation: CEDBIK What you're doing: Project development and communication management at Turkish Green Building Council. Spreading green building movement throughout Turkey, and engaging actions on both a global and European scale.
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Green Building Council of Australia What you're doing: To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Green Building Council of Australia What you're doing: We're on a mission to slash energy emissions and reach net zero by 2050. It's an ambitious target, but it's possible if we work together to find sustainable solutions to energy issues. That includes you - our members. To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Green Building Council of Australia Organisation: Aecom What you're doing: We're on a mission to slash energy emissions and reach net zero by 2050. It's an ambitious target, but it's possible if we work together to find sustainable solutions to energy issues. That includes you - our members. To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes courtesy of our host, AECOM.
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Green Building Council of Australia What you're doing: We're on a mission to slash energy emissions and reach net zero by 2050. It's an ambitious target, but it's possible if we work together to find sustainable solutions to energy issues. That includes you - our members. To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members. If you are interested in hosting the upcoming Perth Member Evening, please contact events@gbca.org.au
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: Green Building Council of Australia What you're doing: To celebrate World Green Building Week, held annually in September, universities across Australia are opening their doors for Green Campus Day – Tuesday 26 September 2017. Piloted in 2016, Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) celebrated WGBW as Green Campus Day on Tuesday 27 September 2016. This was a day where universities and TAFEs across Australia and New Zealand opened their doors to the public for sustainable events and tours. The target audience was staff, students, local community members, business and industry representatives and visitors. ACTS are now inviting institutions from across Australia and New Zealand to host an event on campus as part of 2017 Green Campus Day celebrations!
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: University of Technology Sydney What you're doing: Take a tour of the six star Green Star certified UTS Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Health Building, incorporating innovative daylighting of underground spaces, a green roof, indoor plants, the ‘super lab’ and more.
Will help spead the word. Will help lead my community closer to Net Zero. Name: University of Technology Sydney What you're doing: Take a tour of the six star Green Star certified Building incorporating oval classroom, bike facilities, custom designed sustainability signage, stormwater recycling, informal and collaborative learning spaces and more.
Name: Sheena Khan Event: Net Zero Energy Report Launch Date: September 27, 2017 Time: 8:30am Address: Dubai Chamber of Commerce URL: www.emiratesgbc.org Name: Please contact us for more details: events[at]emiratesgbc.org
Name: Maha Khogali Event: Launch of EmiratesGBC's Net Zero Energy Report Date: September 27, 2017 Time: 8:30am Address: Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Baniyas Road, Diera, Dubai, UAE URL: N/A Name: Emirates Green Building Council will be supporting World Green Building Week for 2017 through marking a new milestone for the Council and releasing the first of its kind Net Zero Energy Report. EmiratesGBC will host an event at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry to announce the launch the report. http://emiratesgbc.org/nzeb-study/
Name: Caroline Lane Event: UK-GBC's 10 year anniversary event Date: September 28, 2017 Time: 6:30pm Address: RIBA URL: http://www.ukgbc.org/event/uk-gbc-10-year-anniversary-event Name: 10 year anniversary event
Name: Elementa Consulting Event: Getting to Zero Date: September 26, 2017 Time: 6:00pm Address: The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT URL: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/getting-to-zero-tickets-36055462860?aff=erelexpmlt Name: Launching the report detailing the working group outputs of the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI), established to work collaboratively towards solutions that can enable a zero emissions future for London. At the event, each working group will summarise their detailed recommendations for energy policy change.
Name: Green Building Council of Australia Event: Sydney Member Evening Date: September 28, 2017 Time: 5:30pm Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia URL: https://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=33735&source=course-event-calendar Name: Join GBCA for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.
Name: Green Building Council of Australia Event: Melbourne Member Evening Date: September 28, 2017 Time: 5:30pm Address: Melbourne, Australia URL: https://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=33736&source=course-event-calendar Name: We're on a mission to slash energy emissions and reach net zero by 2050. It's an ambitious target, but it's possible if we work together to find sustainable solutions to energy issues. That includes you - our members. To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members. If you are interested in hosting the upcoming Melbourne Member Evening, please contact events@gbca.org.au
Name: Green Building Council of Australia Event: Brisbane Member Evening Date: September 27, 2017 Time: 5:30pm Address: AECOM Level 8, 540 Wickham Street Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 URL: https://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=33737&source=course-event-calendar Name: We're on a mission to slash energy emissions and reach net zero by 2050. It's an ambitious target, but it's possible if we work together to find sustainable solutions to energy issues. That includes you - our members. To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes courtesy of our host, AECOM.
Name: Green Building Council of Australia Event: Perth Member Evening Date: July 27, 2017 Time: 5:30pm Address: Perth, Western Australia, Australia URL: https://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=33734&source=course-event-calendar Name: We're on a mission to slash energy emissions and reach net zero by 2050. It's an ambitious target, but it's possible if we work together to find sustainable solutions to energy issues. That includes you - our members. To celebrate World Green Building Week, join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.
Name: Green Building Council of Australia Event: Green Campus Day Date: September 26, 2017 Time: 8:30am Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia URL: https://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=33716&source=course-event-calendar Name: To celebrate World Green Building Week, held annually in September, universities across Australia are opening their doors for Green Campus Day – Tuesday 26 September 2017. Piloted in 2016, Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) celebrated WGBW as Green Campus Day on Tuesday 27 September 2016. This was a day where universities and TAFEs across Australia and New Zealand opened their doors to the public for sustainable events and tours. The target audience was staff, students, local community members, business and industry representatives and visitors. ACTS are now inviting institutions from across Australia and New Zealand to host an event on campus as part of 2017 Green Campus Day celebrations!
Name: University of Technology Sydney Event: Site Tour: UTS - Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Health Building Date: September 26, 2017 Time: 9:00am Address: 15 Broadway Ultimo NSW 2007 URL: http://www.acts.asn.au/events-2017/green-campus-day/uts-cb07/ Name: Take a tour of the six star Green Star certified UTS Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Health Building, incorporating innovative daylighting of underground spaces, a green roof, indoor plants, the ‘super lab’ and more.
Name: University of Technology Sydney Event: Green Campus Day UTS - Site Tour Date: September 26, 2017 Time: 4:00pm Address: 14-28 Ultimo Rd, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia URL: https://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=33724&source=events-listing Name: Take a tour of the six star Green Star certified Building incorporating oval classroom, bike facilities, custom designed sustainability signage, stormwater recycling, informal and collaborative learning spaces and more.