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Building the business case for healthy residential buildings

Tue, 26th Jul 2016

With the recent release of the UKGBC report entitled Health and Wellbeing in Homes, we saw a much needed examination of the different aspects that make up healthy homes and communities.

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South Africa - leading the green building charge into Africa

Tue, 26th Jul 2016

With the momentum steadily building since COP21, the UN’s now widely-celebrated climate change negotiations, green building is rapidly becoming ‘business as usual’... 

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Living near trees can make you feel younger and richer

Tue, 19th Jul 2016

We have known for a while that trees provide many valuable services, like air filtration, carbon dioxide absorption, and also making people feel less stressed... 

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World Green Building Week 2016 theme launched - Change Your Perspective

Fri, 15th Jul 2016

The World Green Building Council has launched the theme and materials for 2016’s World Green Building Week - the flagship event of the green building movement.

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Healthy building: Evolving green building tech with B+H’s Lisa Bate

Tue, 12th Jul 2016

When B+H Architects’ Lisa Bate arrived in Shanghai in 2012, the Toronto architect set out to help improve the green standards of the Chinese development industry.

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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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Better Places for People report finds consumers willing to pay more for healthier homes

Tue, 5th Jul 2016

The design and quality of homes and neighbourhoods is a key contributor to the health and wellbeing of the people who live there, and almost 30 per cent of buyers and renters would pay more for properties with those qualities. 

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Air quality testing in your home

Wed, 29th Jun 2016

This month, the WorldGBC kicks off work on the third Better Places for People campaign report, this time focused on residential buildings...

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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.

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How to create a movement

Fri, 24th Jun 2016

Successful movements – whether the, women’s liberation, civil rights or gay pride – are all about mobilising people behind a shared purpose.

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Laying the foundations for a stronger green building movement – my vision for WorldGBC

Wed, 22nd Jun 2016

2016 will go down in history as a pivotal year in our efforts to combat climate change – the year in which we moved from words to action...

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WorldGBC announces new green building leaders to join its Board

Tue, 21st Jun 2016

The World Green Building Council has today announced that five new global green building leaders will join its Board of Directors, with two existing members appointed as Chair and Vice-Chair.

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Croatia GBC holds green building events

Thu, 10th Sep 2015

On the occasion of Fair Ekotehno 2015 (Eco-Technology Fair, environmental and communal equipment), the Croatia GBC is organising a symposium designed for building managers: Building Management According to the Guidelines of Green Building. The symposium will be held on 17 and 18 September in Zagreb, Croatia

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Work with WorldGBC – Intern Position Available

Mon, 31st Aug 2015

WorldGBC is seeking an intern to support a number of critical global functions and activities, and to provide an individual with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the green building sector

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Get Ready for Greenbuild

Mon, 24th Aug 2015

Are you ready for Greenbuild 2015? This exciting event on the green building calendar will be in Washington DC from 18 to 20 November

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Meet Our New CEO

Wed, 12th Aug 2015

Ahead of the upcoming International Green Building Conference 2015, at which she will be a speaker, WorldGBC CEO Terri Wills talks to EcoBusiness about her new role, plans for the future, and why green building is key in the fight against climate change.

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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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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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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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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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