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Changing perspectives on green buildings

Mon, 26th Sep 2016

When people think about combatting climate change, certain images pop into their heads: coal power stations replaced by solar panels; smog-spewing trucks superseded by silent electric vehicles...

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Active House – Green AND healthy

Wed, 21st Sep 2016

With the release of new reports on residential health and wellbeing in 2016, such as the VELUX Healthy Homes Barometer and the UKGBC Healthy Homes Report...

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Ground-breaking energy efficiency financing project aims to create benefits for homebuyers

Tue, 20th Sep 2016

Homebuyers across the EU could be offered better borrowing rates on mortgages in return for purchasing more energy efficient homes or committing to implement energy saving work within properties

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Building owners beginning to see business benefits of healthier buildings, new report finds

Thu, 15th Sep 2016

Building owners, developers, managers and investors in the US are increasingly interested in creating healthier buildings

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The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings 2016

Wed, 14th Sep 2016

The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings 2016 provides perspectives of U.S. building owners, architects, interior designers and contractors about building healthier buildings

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Fit for the job - What it means to be a member of WorldGBC

Mon, 5th Sep 2016

In my role as Director of Membership, I’m often asked “what does it take to be a member of the World Green Building Council?”, “who’s in the club?”... 

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How can we make offices more comfortable?

Tue, 30th Aug 2016

At Better Places for People, we’ve talked a lot about how thermal comfort is a very important factor for an occupant’s health and wellbeing...

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Better places for a better bottom line

Tue, 23rd Aug 2016

In the WorldGBC’s 2014 Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices report, we provided the evidence that strongly links office environments and productivity in the workplace...

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Health, wellbeing and productivity – What we’re doing in the UK

Tue, 16th Aug 2016

We at UK-GBC are very keen participants of WorldGBC’s Better Places for People campaign. It seems to us that good health and wellbeing... 

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Green buildings and healthy buildings

Tue, 9th Aug 2016

While the Better Places for People campaign often gets associated with healthy buildings, our mandate, as a WorldGBC global campaign, is to raise awareness of green healthy buildings... 

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How Green Building Council Brasil shaped the sustainability of the Rio 2016 Olympic venues

Mon, 8th Aug 2016

Following London 2012’s crown of the “greenest games ever”, and Brazil’s existing social and environment challenges such as deforestation, poor water quality in certain areas...

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Healthy retail places are a quick-win for retailers

Tue, 2nd Aug 2016

So far in WorldGBC’s Better Places for People campaign, we’ve examined three building typologies: offices, retail and now over the next six months, residential...

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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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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Sun, 6th Oct 2013

Notice is hereby given to all members that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the World Green Building Council will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at 12:45 pm, during the WorldGBC Congress at The Pavilion Conference Centre, Clocktower Centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa, to conduct the following business:

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