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Emirates GBC 2015 AWARDS

Thu, 29th Jan 2015

The Emirates Green Building Council is now accepting applications for the EGBC Awards, which highlight best practices in the green building industry in seven categories

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World's 100 Most Sustainable Companies Revealed

Fri, 23rd Jan 2015

The 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index (Global 100) was recently released by Canadian investment advisory firm Corporate Knights at the World Economic Forum meeting.

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UK-GBC Appoints Julie Hirigoyen as New Chief Executive

Thu, 15th Jan 2015

The UK Green Building Council has appointed Julie Hirigoyen as its new Chief Executive. Julie is currently UK Head of Sustainability for international property consultants JLL.

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Global Gathering at the Sustainable Innovation Forum

Tue, 6th Jan 2015

Climate Action delivered their fifth annual Sustainable Innovation Forum in Lima in December, and leaders from key United Nations bodies, governments, international companies and leading non-governmental organisations (NGOs) convened for the primary business summit at COP20.

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Europe Regional Network - Impact Report 2014

Thu, 1st Jan 2015

This Impact Report details the achievements of the Europe Regional Network and its member Green Building Councils from the year 2014. 

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2015 Emirates GBC Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Tue, 30th Dec 2014

Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) Awards Program.

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Sweden GBC Celebrates 116 Certified Projects

Sun, 21st Dec 2014

Congratulations to the Sweden Green Building Council on reaching the milestone of more than 100 LEED-certified projects - a grand total of 116 so far

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GBPro Interview Series: Michael Moradiellos

Sat, 20th Dec 2014

In the second of this series of interviews from Croatia GBC and Zelena Zona, respected expert Michael Moradiellos del Molino speaks about green building management and the cradle to cradle principle.

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Green Star Leaders Recognised in 2014

Tue, 16th Dec 2014

The property and construction industry’s shift to sustainability continues to gather pace, with the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) certifying 150 Green Star projects during 2014 – up from 105 in 2013.

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A Message from the WorldGBC Chairman

Fri, 12th Dec 2014

A message from WorldGBC Chairman, Bruce Kerswill

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Buildings as Human Resource Tools

Thu, 11th Dec 2014

When many people hear "green," they think they are going to lose something - that they will have to sell their cars, cancel their vacations, and live in the dark. At the same time, few people really understand what phrases like "low carbon" or "zero emissions" actually mean.

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Applications Now Open for WorldGBC CEO Position

Wed, 10th Dec 2014

The World Green Building Council is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead our global network of 100 green building councils

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Register Now for EcoDistricts Summit and Save

Thu, 19th Sep 2013

Coming to Boston November 12-14, the EcoDistricts Summit is the premier conference dedicated to promoting urban sustainability from the neighbourhood up. The Summit will showcase inspiring keynote speakers and plenary panels, education sessions from national and international thought leaders, tours of Boston’s evolving sustainable neighbourhood projects, a Research Symposium with leading universities like Northeastern and Boston Universities, and a first annual Block Party to kick off the event.

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GBC CEOs Talk Green Buildings

Tue, 17th Sep 2013

Join the green and global conversation: World Green Building Week Twitter chat on the theme, "Greener Buildings, Better Places, Healthier People".

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Ten ADEC Schools Awarded Estidama 3 Pearl Rating

Tue, 17th Sep 2013

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) showed its support of World Green Building Week 2013 by announcing that ten Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) schools were awarded an Estidama 3 Pearl Design and Construction Rating from the Estidama Pearl Building Rating System (PBRS).

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World Green Building Week Is Here!

Mon, 16th Sep 2013

Boosting student test scores, improving employee productivity, accelerating patient recovery rates, and slashing energy consumption in homes… green buildings are good for the planet and good for people too.

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Emirates GBC Awards Accepting Nominations

Mon, 16th Sep 2013

The Emirates Green Building Council Awards are open to all organizations including public and private sector enterprises, associations, consultants and practitioners who are able to clearly demonstrate innovation and a high level of excellence in sustainable principles and practices in the MENA Region.

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Center for Green Schools Advancing Green School Commitments

Tue, 27th Aug 2013

With their message aimed at reaching more than 1.6 million people this year, and a goal of more than 900,000 hours of volunteer work, the Center for Green Schools is doing some great work to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn in green schools.

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Paraguay GBC Signs Cooperation Agreement

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

Paraguay Green Building Council has signed a cooperation agreement with the Municipality of Asuncion.

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Join Us for Green Apple Day of Service

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

On 28 September 2013, the Green Apple Day of Service will bring together thousands of students, teachers, parents and community leaders from around the globe to improve our school environments through service projects, education, community events and more.

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IEA-UNDP Publication and Webinar Available

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

The IEA-UNDP publication on “Modernising Building Energy Codes to Secure our Global Energy Future” is now available for free download here.

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Enter the Park Russia Architectural Competition

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

Calling all sustainable masterplanners, landscape architects, leisure and cultural specialists!

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UNEP Vacancy

Fri, 9th Aug 2013

UNEP has a vacancy for a Senior Programme Officer position within UNEP-Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.  The Senior Programme Officer in this 12-month post will be responsible for the coordination of the cities and building portfolio in synergy with other relevant activities of the Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch and of the Division in this field. The application deadline is 30 August 2013.

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