Green Building Council


The Dutch Green Building Council is an independent group that aims to make urban environments sustainable. The Dutch Green Building Council develops and issues the internationally renowned BREEAM-NL certificate. This certificate is the  foremost index to compare buildings, projects, and land on the of basis of sustainability in The Netherlands. The Dutch Green Building Council trains professionals to make assessments and implement new sustainable measures.

The foundation was formed by the ABN Amro, Redevco, Dura Vermeer, SBR and the City Council of Amsterdam. The Dutch Green Building Council has over 350 members.



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.

Read more >

World Green Building Week 2016 – how our global movement changed perspectives on green buildings

Mon, 3rd Oct 2016

Wow! What a week. From last Monday until yesterday, Green Building Councils, their members and many more organisations and individuals around the globe participated in World Green Building Week 2016!

Read more >

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.

Read more >

Which women are leading the way in the global green building movement?

Tue, 8th Mar 2016

Today is International Women’s Day – an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural political, and of course, environmental achievements of women around the world.

Read more >

Gezondheid, Welzijn & Productiviteit in Kantoren

Mon, 21st Sep 2015

Dutch Green Building Council have now made the information available in WorldGBC's Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices report for the Dutch market.

Read more >