Green Building Council


UK-GBC is a charity and an industry-led network with a mission to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment. 

With over 400 member organisations spanning the entire value chain, we represent the voice of the industry’s current and future leaders striving for transformational change. 

We inspire, challenge and empower our members, helping them to identify and adopt the most sustainable, viable solutions. 

We also engage our members in advocating a progressive message to government, informing and influencing green building policy.

Our purpose

To accelerate the transformation of places so that people and planet can thrive.

Our vision

A built environment that enables a high quality of life for people, within the limits our planet can support.

A built environment that:

  • Is decarbonised
  • Enables health, wellbeing and productivity in users
  • Eliminates waste and maximises resource efficiency
  • Enhances nature



UK-GBC launches “Wellbeing Labs” compendium on green, healthy offices through Better Places for People project

Fri, 21st Apr 2017

UK-GBC has launched a new publication detailing the experiences of participants in its “Wellbeing Labs” initiative, conducted through the WorldGBC’s Better Places for People project.

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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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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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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.

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