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Fit for the job - What it means to be a member of WorldGBC

Mon, 5th Sep 2016

In my role as Director of Membership, I’m often asked “what does it take to be a member of the World Green Building Council?”, “who’s in the club?”... 

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How can we make offices more comfortable?

Tue, 30th Aug 2016

At Better Places for People, we’ve talked a lot about how thermal comfort is a very important factor for an occupant’s health and wellbeing...

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Better places for a better bottom line

Tue, 23rd Aug 2016

In the WorldGBC’s 2014 Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices report, we provided the evidence that strongly links office environments and productivity in the workplace...

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Health, wellbeing and productivity – What we’re doing in the UK

Tue, 16th Aug 2016

We at UK-GBC are very keen participants of WorldGBC’s Better Places for People campaign. It seems to us that good health and wellbeing... 

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Green buildings and healthy buildings

Tue, 9th Aug 2016

While the Better Places for People campaign often gets associated with healthy buildings, our mandate, as a WorldGBC global campaign, is to raise awareness of green healthy buildings... 

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How Green Building Council Brasil shaped the sustainability of the Rio 2016 Olympic venues

Mon, 8th Aug 2016

Following London 2012’s crown of the “greenest games ever”, and Brazil’s existing social and environment challenges such as deforestation, poor water quality in certain areas...

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Healthy retail places are a quick-win for retailers

Tue, 2nd Aug 2016

So far in WorldGBC’s Better Places for People campaign, we’ve examined three building typologies: offices, retail and now over the next six months, residential...

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Green Building Councils & cities join forces to ramp up building energy efficiency

Wed, 27th Jul 2016

Green Building Councils are joining forces with leading cities around the world to dramatically ramp up energy efficiency within buildings.

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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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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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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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World Green Building Week 2015 Launches

Mon, 21st Sep 2015

World Green Building Week 2015 Themed “Powering Positive Change” Launches Ground-breaking Green Building Resources, Hundreds of Global Events

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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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