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Panama GBC holds Sustainable Cities Forum

Fri, 7th Aug 2015

Panama Green Building Council has joined the group of international and local organizations that promote the development of sustainable cities through the promotion of sustainable construction and the development of initiatives such as the "International Forum and Expo 2015 on Sustainable Cities.

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IGBC's Dr Jain Featured in Geo Octane

Tue, 4th Aug 2015

Chairman of the India Green Building Council (IGBC), Dr Prem C Jain, was recently featured on the cover of the inaugural issue of Geo Octanemagazine.

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Meet Our Americas Regional Network

Tue, 28th Jul 2015

With GBCs in 19 countries, our Americas Regional Network is a powerful force for change in the region

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Tanzania GBC Projects Advancing Local Green Building

Tue, 28th Jul 2015

The Tanzania Green Building Council has been instrumental in advancing green building in the country, with two impressive new projects recently completed

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Job Opportunity: WorldGBC Marketing and Communications Manager

Fri, 17th Jul 2015

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) invites applications for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager.

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WorldGBC and GeSI to Work Together to Combat Climate Change

Thu, 9th Jul 2015

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) are pleased to announce the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to combat climate change and promote sustainable development.

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Nicaragua GBC Officially Launches

Mon, 6th Jul 2015

Congratulations to the Nicaragua Green Building Council, which held its official launch on 4 July

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Green Star Performance Data to Accelerate Climate Bond Issuance in Australia

Wed, 1st Jul 2015

Green Star – Performance data will meet the reporting requirements of the Climate Bonds Standard, thanks to a new partnership between the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Climate Bonds Initiative

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France GBC Releases Green Building Report

Mon, 29th Jun 2015

The France Green Building Council, in partnership with Green Soluce, has released a report focused on the country’s green building market – the Environmental Certification Barometer

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GBCSA Announces South Africa's First Socio-Economic Impact Certification

Fri, 26th Jun 2015

By rewarding measurable improvements to a building’s environmental performance, green building rating systems create market incentives that are transforming building industry practices globally

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Better Places for People Launches

Thu, 25th Jun 2015

The World Green Building Council has today announced a new campaign, Better Places for People. This global campaign aims to create a world in which buildings support healthier and happier lives for those who occupy them

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WorldGBC Appoints New Directors

Thu, 18th Jun 2015

London, 18 June 2015: Seven leaders in the global green building movement have been appointed to the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Board of Directors

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100 Green Building Icons in New Zealand

Thu, 27th Feb 2014

The World Green Building Council today congratulated New Zealand on attaining its 100th Green Star rating.

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2030: Europe Regional Network Outlines Need for Investment Certainty

Tue, 25th Feb 2014

The Europe Regional Network of WorldGBC has today written to Energy and Environment Ministers outlining the need for a coherent set of legally binding targets within the EU's 2030 Climate and Energy Framework.

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Latest Developments for WSB14 in Barcelona

Thu, 20th Feb 2014

Join the GBC Espana for the World Sustainable Building Conference (WSB14) in Barcelona from 28 to 30 October 2014.

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RuGBC's Contribution to the Sochi Games

Mon, 17th Feb 2014

The Russian Green Building Council's efforts are contributing to a greener Winter Olympics in Sochi.  Read the full article for more.

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New Report Finds Worker Wellbeing a Key Driver for Sustainability

Tue, 4th Feb 2014

"Employees’ health, comfort and wellbeing, and their potential positive impacts on productivity, have been identified as the prime reasons why businesses in the Netherlands want to be based in sustainable office space."

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Dutch GBC Appoints New Managing Director

Thu, 30th Jan 2014

The Dutch Green Building Council has appointed a new managing director. As of 1 February 2014, Annemarie van Doorn will succeed current managing director Stefan van Uffelen.

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Proposals Now Open for Greenbuild International (Europe and the Mediterranean)

Fri, 17th Jan 2014

Proposals for presenters and topics are now being accepted for the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo for Europe and the Mediterranean, 8 to 10 October 2014 in Verona, Italy.

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Latvia SBC Releases Sustainable Building Catalogue

Tue, 14th Jan 2014

The Latvian Sustainable Building Council has released a catalog of sustainable buildings in the country.  The publication showcases entries for the Latvian SBC's competition, "Most Sustainable Building and Project in Latvia 2013."

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Civil Engineering Magazine Features Govt Leadership Awards

Thu, 12th Dec 2013

Visit Civil Engineering magazine to read this great article about our recent Government Leadership Awards. With in depth information about the winners, the article is well worth reading.

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Park Russia Architectural Competition Update

Thu, 21st Nov 2013

Participants for the 2nd stage of the international contest of Park "Russia" have been selected. Click here to read the news.

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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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