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Welcoming our new Asia Pacific Regional Manager – Joelle Chen

Mon, 16th Jan 2017

WorldGBC is excited to announce our first full-time Regional Manager for the Asia Pacific Regional Network – Joelle Chen. Her appointment comes as a result of successful fundraising efforts led by...

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LG Electronics announced as a Founding Partner for WorldGBC’s Asia Pacific Regional Network

Fri, 6th Jan 2017

LG Electronics has become a Founding Partner of the World Green Building Council’s Asia Pacific Regional Network. The company came on as a Partner starting 1 January 2017.

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AGC Asia Pacific announced as a Founding Partner for WorldGBC’s Asia Pacific Regional Network

Wed, 4th Jan 2017

AGC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, the regional headquarter of AGC (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd) in Asia Pacific, has become one of the Founding Partners of the World Green Building Council’s Asia Pacific Regional Network.

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WorldGBC welcomes three new member Green Building Councils

Thu, 15th Dec 2016

The World Green Building Council is delighted that three new Green Building Councils have joined the organisation – taking our total number of member Green Building Councils up to 74.

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WorldGBC Annual Report 2015/2016

Tue, 6th Dec 2016

The World Green Building Council's Annual Report for 2015/2016 outlines the major achievements of the organisation and its global network of Green Building Councils.

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WorldGBC publishes Annual Report for 2015/2016

Tue, 6th Dec 2016

The World Green Building Council has today published its Annual Report for 2015/2016

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Majid Al Futtaim becomes official Partner of WorldGBC MENA Regional Network

Tue, 15th Nov 2016

Majid Al Futtaim, the major shopping mall, retail and leisure developer in the Middle East and North Africa, has become the first official Partner of WorldGBC’s MENA Regional Network.

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Green buildings take centre stage at the ‘Action’ COP22 in Marrakech

Fri, 11th Nov 2016

Yesterday, on November 10, the second Buildings Day at a UNFCCC COP (Conference of Parties) took place in Marrakech. As with the first Buildings Day at COP21 in Paris, last year, the day was a triumph for the green building movement...

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Global Status Report 2016

Thu, 10th Nov 2016

The first Global Status Report tracks the progress made in the transition towards low-emission and resilient real estate made by the GABC and its members. 

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WorldGBC’s Advancing Net Zero project takes step forward as Australia, Canada, Germany, India & US announce plans to recognise zero emissions buildings

Thu, 10th Nov 2016

The goal to ensure that every single building produces zero carbon emissions by 2050 takes another step forward.

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How WorldGBC & its Green Building Councils are demonstrating action against their COP21 commitments

Wed, 9th Nov 2016

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.

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Better thinking, better health in green-certified buildings

Mon, 31st Oct 2016

By 2050 nearly 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. This means more buildings will be needed, and buildings already consume 40% of global energy. Clearly, the future of buildings and the future of sustainability go hand in hand.

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Australia and New Zealand Lead the World in Green Building

Thu, 4th Sep 2014

The Australia and New Zealand real estate market is the world’s greenest, according to the latest Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)

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Winners Announced: Asia Pacific Green Leadership Awards

Wed, 3rd Sep 2014

The winners of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) inaugural Asia Pacific Regional Network Leadership Awards in Green Building have been announced at a gala dinner in Singapore this evening

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International Mixed Use Community Development Design Competition

Thu, 28th Aug 2014

The Cascadia Green Building Council – Vancouver Island Collaborative is hosting an international design competition for a mixed-use community development project known as Esquimalt Village. This competition is open to teams from all over the world. Entrants can be students or working professionals of architecture, engineering and other technical disciplines

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New Estonian Life Cycle Standard Imminent

Wed, 20th Aug 2014

The NQS Eesti version of the ‘EVS lifecycle’ (lifecycle standard/ certification for real estate and renewable energy) created by GBC Eesti has been accepted into the EVS (Estonian Standards Authority) process to become a new Estonian Standard. EVS is the official state organisation dealing with integrating ISO and European standards into the Estonian context as well as vice versa

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GBC Italia Appoints New President

Wed, 20th Aug 2014

Mr. Gianni Silvestrini is the new Preseident of the GBC Italia

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Asia Pacific Green Leadership Recognised

Mon, 18th Aug 2014

Eight exceptional green building projects and seven leading companies have been named finalists in the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) inaugural Asia Pacific Regional Network Leadership Awards in Green Building.

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Register Now for the 2014 EcoDistricts Summit

Fri, 15th Aug 2014

This September 24-26, the world’s most innovative city makers will converge on Washington DC — a city that has captured the spirit of creative collaboration like few others – for the 2014 EcoDistricts Summit. 

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Europe Regional Network Announces New Chair

Fri, 15th Aug 2014

The WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network has elected Dr Christine Lemaitre, CEO of DGNB (the German Sustainable Building Council), to be its next Chair for the period 2014-2016

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Green Leaders Recognised at WorldGBC Green Building Awards

Fri, 8th Aug 2014

Outstanding leaders in sustainable development have been honored at the annual World Green Building Council Awards

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WorldGBC 2013-2014 Impact Report

Thu, 7th Aug 2014

The World Green Building Council has just released our 2013-2014 Impact Report. With 100 Green Building Councils worldwide, over 27,000 member companies and organisations, and more than 1.2 billion square metres of green building area registered, the 720 staff and 32,000 volunteers powering this global movement are making a real difference

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Smart Market Report Released: The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings

Thu, 26th Jun 2014

NEW YORK – June 26, 2014 – The critical connection between a healthy building environment and patient health is often missed by the one group of professionals who may matter most - physicians, according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects, United Technologies and other partners.

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Call for Proposals: Qatar GBC Annual Conference

Thu, 26th Jun 2014

The Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) First Annual Conference, which will take place from 24 to 25 November 2014, is inviting submissions. QGBC provides leadership and encourages collaboration to conduct environmentally sustainable practices for green building design and development in Qatar. The conference will address major issues and provide answers to some of the most significant challenges of environmental sustainability and promoting best practice for the built environment for Qatar, the Gulf region and beyond

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