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Call for Presentations: International Green Building Conference 2015 - Singapore

Fri, 13th Mar 2015

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore is pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the International Green Building Conference 2015 (IGBC2015) which will be held from 2 – 4 September 2015 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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New Project On Health, Wellbeing and Productivity Launches

Thu, 5th Mar 2015

The World Green Building Council has launched a new global campaign on healthy buildings that will cover a range of building types, following last year’s well-received report, Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices

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Greenbuild EuroMed 2015: Call for Reviewers - Call per Revisori

Tue, 3rd Mar 2015

Greenbuild EuroMed 2015: Call for Reviewers - Call per Revisori

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An Interview with LEED International Roundtable Member Felipe Faria

Mon, 2nd Mar 2015

Felipe Faria, managing director of Green Building Council Brasil, has been involved in promoting LEED in Brazil since 2007.

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Jane Henley Recognised As Global Sustainability Leader

Tue, 24th Feb 2015

World Green Building Council CEO, Jane Henley, has been recognised as one of the world's 50 most talented green leaders

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Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program Achieves 23% Reduction After 4th Year

Mon, 23rd Feb 2015

A flash report published by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has announced that the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program has achieved a 23% reduction in emissions after the 4th year of the program compared to base-year emissions

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Philips Backs Action to Turn Energy Waste Into Increased Productivity and Economic Growth

Thu, 19th Feb 2015

The ‘2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index’ launched recently reveals the huge potential for societies to raise economic performance and extend significant environmental and social benefits through improved energy productivity.

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Qatar GBC's Annual Conference

Tue, 10th Feb 2015

The Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) will hold its first annual conference on 27 and 28 April in Qatar

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Is Your School the Greenest on Earth?

Tue, 10th Feb 2015

The Greenest School on Earth recognition is an annual announcement made by the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, highlighting a K-12 school that exemplifies how sustainability can be integrally woven into the infrastructure, culture and curriculum of a school

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Global Calculator Shows Effects of Measures to Tackle Climate Change

Mon, 9th Feb 2015

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has launched its Global Calculator online software tool.

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Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize

Thu, 5th Feb 2015

Stage A Nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016 are now open

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The Elusive Business Case for Green Building

Wed, 4th Feb 2015

The tenant-landlord exchange was once simple: a certain rent entitled you to a certain quality of space.

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The Countdown Has Begun!

Wed, 1st May 2013

As of today the clock is ticking on what might just be the greatest challenge the European built environment community has ever undertaken. There is now exactly one year for EU governments to establish long-term national renovation strategies, which somehow have to result in reducing energy use across the entire existing building stock by a massive 80% by 2050 against 2010 levels.

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Singapore Green Building Council Updates April 2013

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

A new Board has been elected for 2013-2015 at Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), with Mr. Ng Eng Kiong as new President. He is taking over from Mr. Tai Lee Siang, who will serve as the Immediate Past President for the coming two years.

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HKGBC Latest Updates - April 2013

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

HKGBC put forward an activation plan for the HK3030 Campaign at this remarkable event on 3 March 2013, with the witness of officiating guests from various government bureaux and departments, as well as key stakeholders like the professional institutions, education sector and the green groups.

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Green Real Estate Finance In Europe

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

PROVADA - Amsterdam RAI

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A Message From The Asia Pacific Regional Network Chair

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

It’s been a great start to 2013 building on a productive and successful 2012 for the WorldGBC Asia Pacific Network (APN).

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A Message from the Europe Regional Network Chair

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

"There is a real sense of growing cohesion across the Europe Network, as GBCs build on the things they have in common and proactively share lessons learned. It was great to be able to share some of what we’ve been doing in the UK through an ‘open house’ forum at UK-GBC just before Ecobuild in March, with a wide range of Councils from across the Europe region and beyond, and to go on to a very productive Network meeting during the conference and exhibition itself. As ever we focused on where we could do more together – around education, events, awards and policy, and each of the taskforces has a packed agenda to deliver over the coming months.

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A Message from the Americas Regional Network Chair 2

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

The WorldGBC Americas Regional Network (ARN) is a coalition of 24 Green Building Councils (GBCs) across the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, working to drive collaboration and increasing the profile of the green building market. Our purpose is to ensure that green buildings and urban planning are part of national strategies to reduce the built environment’s impact on natural resources and biodiversity.

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Emirates GBC Updates

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

Emirates Green Building Council will host its 2nd Annual EGBC Congress on 11-12 December 2013 in Dubai, UAE. The theme of the EGBC Congress will be “Building a Green Future”.    

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New Green Leaders Emerge in Australia

Tue, 23rd Apr 2013

As 2012 drew to a close, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) celebrated its most successful year, with 145 Green Star projects certified.

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Americas Regional Network Celebrates Earth Day

Mon, 22nd Apr 2013

The WorldGBC's Americas Regional network is celebrating EarthDay on April 22 with the release of a new educational video. Watch the clip to learn about the work Green Building Councils (GBCs) of the Americas are doing, and who is involved.

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Chair of WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board Announced

Thu, 18th Apr 2013

John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corporation has been named chair of the World Green Building Council Corporate Advisory Board, further expanding the organisation's commitment to the green building movement around the globe.

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