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Why collaboration and compassion can build a better future

Wed, 8th Mar 2017

The Women's Marches held across seven continents in January highlighted the powerful link between gender and environmental justice.

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The global green building movement celebrates International Women’s Day

Wed, 8th Mar 2017

Today is International Women's Day - the global day which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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Saint-Gobain to build “positive energy” home in Masdar City

Mon, 6th Mar 2017

Saint-Gobain is to build a “positive energy” home in Masdar City, the sustainable urban development in the United Arab Emirates.  

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European countries finalise renovation plans with support of BUILD UPON project

Wed, 1st Mar 2017

European countries are finalising strategies on how to renovate their existing buildings, as WorldGBC's BUILD UPON project successfully concludes a campaign of over 100 events.

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WorldGBC to host sessions on net zero buildings, retrofit & healthy homes at Ecobuild 2017

Mon, 27th Feb 2017

The World Green Building Council will be hosting a series of panel sessions at Ecobuild in London next week. 

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Lebanon Green Building Council opens educational project, the "Green Demonstration Room"

Thu, 23rd Feb 2017

The Lebanon Green Building Council has officially opened the Green Demonstration Room, a new project designed to educate the public and students on green buildings.

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Rising to the challenge: Our journey to green buildings in the MENA region

Thu, 16th Feb 2017

Anyone who has been to the MENA region will be aware of the unique conditions in this part of the world. Temperatures can reach highs of 50 °C (122 °F) in cities such as Dubai...

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Major businesses back global project to ensure all buildings are net zero emissions by 2050

Thu, 2nd Feb 2017

Three major global businesses have backed WorldGBC’s ambitious long-term target to ensure that all buildings are net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Nominate a green building leader to join the WorldGBC Board

Wed, 1st Feb 2017

Calling all Established Green Building Councils! WorldGBC has opened the call for nominations to join the WorldGBC Board of Directors in 2017-2018.

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ASSA ABLOY becomes Partner of World Green Building Council's Europe Regional Network

Thu, 26th Jan 2017

ASSA ABLOY has become an official Regional Partner of the World Green Building Council’s Europe Regional Network.

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The new window to the world on green building

Tue, 24th Jan 2017

This week, the World Green Building Council took a giant step forward in its mission to advance green building for everyone, everywhere... with the launch of our new website.

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Stora Enso becomes Partner of World Green Building Council's Europe Regional Network

Mon, 16th Jan 2017

Stora Enso’s division Wood Products has today become an official Regional Partner of the World Green Building Council’s Europe Regional Network.

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Sustainable Building in Focus: A review of Green Building Week in Hungary

Fri, 24th Oct 2014

World Green Building Week Hungary in Review

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Climate Action Webinar: What to Expect at COP20

Mon, 20th Oct 2014

COP20 in Lima this December is the foremost and final opportunity for global nations to draft a universal agreement on climate change before a definitive commitment in Paris in 2015

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Winners of Latvia Sustainable Building Contest Announced

Mon, 29th Sep 2014

On the 18th of September, during a special ceremony, the winners of the contest “The most sustainable building and project in Latvia 2014” were announced. The main prize and the title "The most sustainable building in Latvia 2014" went to the low energy consumption office building in 120 Z Dzelzavas Street, Riga.  The project manager and architect was Roberts Riekstiņš, and the construction was realized by the company "Riga Industrial Park"

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New York Introduces Sweeping Green Building Plan

Thu, 25th Sep 2014

NEW YORKMayor de Blasio has announced that New York City is committing to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent over 2005 levels by 2050, starting with One City, Built to Last: Transforming New York City’s Buildings for a Low-Carbon Future – a sweeping plan to retrofit public and private buildings to dramatically reduce the city’s contributions to climate change, while spurring major cost savings and creating thousands of new jobs for New Yorkers who most need them.

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New Report Links Office Design with Staff Health and Productivity

Wed, 24th Sep 2014

A new report from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) finds “overwhelming evidence” that office design significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff

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Indian GBC Emerging As A Green Building Leader

Wed, 24th Sep 2014

It’s been a productive and exciting year for the Indian Green Building Council, whose efforts to transform our built environment are highlighting this GBC as one of the world’s sustainability thought leaders

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Get Up, Green Up - It's World Green Building Week!

Mon, 22nd Sep 2014

World Green Building Week is here! From September 22-27 2014, Green Building Councils in 100 countries representing more than 27,000 organizations will host events, run campaigns and celebrate World Green Building Week under the theme: ‘Get Up, Green Up’

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Eco Cities Forum 2014

Sat, 20th Sep 2014

The environment is facing significant and complicated challenges that are affecting the quality of lives. These challenges must be addressed.

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Montenegro GBC Receives Ozone Preservation Award

Fri, 19th Sep 2014

The Montenegro Green Building Council has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Award for Preservation of the Ozone Layer by the Montenegro Environmental Protection Agency.

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Discount Registration for WSB14 Barcelona During WGBWeek

Mon, 15th Sep 2014

The World Sustainable Building 2014 Conference is offering a special registration rate during World Green Building Week.  Sign up during WGBWeek (22 to 27 September) to attend this premier event in Barcelona being held from 28 to 30 October. You can register for the equivalent of early bird prices, a saving of up to 120 euro

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WorldGBC Partners with Leading Australian Low Carbon Research

Mon, 8th Sep 2014

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and Australia’s leading organisation working towards building sustainable communities – the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to take a global step towards defining ‘low’ to ‘no’ carbon cities in our world

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Sign Up Free for Explosion Green Live

Mon, 8th Sep 2014

Join David Gottfried for 45 minute hosted conversations with 40 of the world's foremost thought leaders in green building and sustainability, including bestselling authors, greentech CEOs, major developers, and luminary architects, engineers and green movement leaders. WorldGBC CEO Jane Henley is amongst those interviewed. Sign up now to be part of this free event which runs from 15 to 19 September, online.

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