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Better Places for People report finds consumers willing to pay more for healthier homes

Tue, 5th Jul 2016

The design and quality of homes and neighbourhoods is a key contributor to the health and wellbeing of the people who live there, and almost 30 per cent of buyers and renters would pay more for properties with those qualities. 

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Health and Wellbeing in Homes

Tue, 5th Jul 2016

Health and Wellbeing in Homes is about beginning a concerted effort to shift the market towards a focus on the mental, social and physical health and wellbeing of the people who occupy the homes we build and retrofit.

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Air quality testing in your home

Wed, 29th Jun 2016

This month, the WorldGBC kicks off work on the third Better Places for People campaign report, this time focused on residential buildings...

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WorldGBC launches groundbreaking project to ensure all buildings are “net zero” by 2050

Tue, 28th Jun 2016

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.

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How to create a movement

Fri, 24th Jun 2016

Successful movements – whether the, women’s liberation, civil rights or gay pride – are all about mobilising people behind a shared purpose.

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Laying the foundations for a stronger green building movement – my vision for WorldGBC

Wed, 22nd Jun 2016

2016 will go down in history as a pivotal year in our efforts to combat climate change – the year in which we moved from words to action...

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WorldGBC announces new green building leaders to join its Board

Tue, 21st Jun 2016

The World Green Building Council has today announced that five new global green building leaders will join its Board of Directors, with two existing members appointed as Chair and Vice-Chair.

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Creating great living places

Thu, 2nd Jun 2016

At Saint-Gobain, we have always been passionate about buildings and buildings materials. We believe that buildings and more broadly living places can make a huge difference to people’s lives and to the planet as a whole.

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WorldGBC to host session on Net Zero buildings at London’s Business & Climate Summit

Wed, 1st Jun 2016

The World Green Building Council is to host a session on Net Zero buildings at the 2016 Business & Climate Summit in London, one of the leading annual forums where international businesses and policymakers meet in support of enhanced action on climate change.

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The early bird catches the worm… don’t miss out on Congress discount

Wed, 1st Jun 2016

Green Building Councils and their member companies have just one month to register for discounted ‘early bird’ tickets for WorldGBC’s Congress – the annual gathering of the global green building community, which takes place in Sweden in October.

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The why and the how

Mon, 30th May 2016

Since the launch of the Better Places for People Office and Retail reports, our national green building councils have been hard at work getting their members to understand the “why” and “how” of healthy buildings.

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Four weeks left to prove your business is a green building leader in Asia Pacific

Wed, 18th May 2016

Businesses in the Asia Pacific region which are leading the way on sustainability in buildings have just four weeks remaining to enter the World Green Building Council’s prestigious Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards 2016.

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Government Leadership Awards Applaud Cities Transforming Built Environments

Wed, 20th Nov 2013

Cities working to transform the built environment and realise the vision of a sustainable future are among the winners of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Government Leadership Awards, announced today in Warsaw.

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WorldGBC Establishes New Global Network for Green Schools

Wed, 20th Nov 2013

A new global network has been established to build greener, healthier schools and increase the environmental literacy of the next generation of students.

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BGBC Academy Creates New Master's Degree in Sustainable Urban Development

Tue, 19th Nov 2013

BGBC Academy in partnership with Varna Free University "Chernorizetz Hrabar" has created a new Master's Degree, "Sustainable Urban Development."

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Call for Congress Hosts in 2015 and 2016

Sun, 10th Nov 2013

Do you want to host the WorldGBC Congress in 2015 or 2016?

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Greenest School on Earth

Sat, 9th Nov 2013

A technologically advanced low-income secondary school in Hong Kong and an innovative primary school in Kenya that harvests rainwater are the winners of the Center for Green School's 2013 'Greenest School on Earth' competition.

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WorldGBC 2012/2013 Annual Report Now Available

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

Download our 2012/2013 Annual Report to learn about our recent activities and see how we are helping GBCs worldwide to transform the built environment.

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WorldGBC Holds Congress in Cape Town

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

This year's Congress in Cape Town was our best yet, with 75 delegates from 34 countries convening from 16 to 18 October for plenty of development opportunities, networking and strategising. Thanks go to our sponsor, Shaw Contract Group, for their support, and our hosts, the Green Building Council of South Africa, for their efforts to make the event a resounding success.

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Call for European Govts to Seize National Renovation Strategies Opportunities

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

From joint press release by Renovate Europe and the Europe Regional Network

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Green Building Videos

Sat, 2nd Nov 2013

Check out these great videos from Taiwan GBC highlighting green buildings:

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Vitoria-Gasteiz Celebrates Europe Region Leadership Award Win

Sat, 2nd Nov 2013

The Mayor of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Javier Maroto, and CEO of GBCe, Luis Álvarez-Ude.

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Green Building Awards for Sustainability Leaders

Thu, 17th Oct 2013

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has recognised innovators and pioneers at its annual awards ceremony.

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Business Case Report Now Available in Chinese and Spanish

Mon, 7th Oct 2013

Our comprehensive report on the business case for green building has now been released in Chinese and Spanish translations.

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