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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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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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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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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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Creating great living places

Thu, 2nd Jun 2016

At Saint-Gobain, we have always been passionate about buildings and buildings materials. We believe that buildings and more broadly living places can make a huge difference to people’s lives and to the planet as a whole.

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WorldGBC to host session on Net Zero buildings at London’s Business & Climate Summit

Wed, 1st Jun 2016

The World Green Building Council is to host a session on Net Zero buildings at the 2016 Business & Climate Summit in London, one of the leading annual forums where international businesses and policymakers meet in support of enhanced action on climate change.

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The early bird catches the worm… don’t miss out on Congress discount

Wed, 1st Jun 2016

Green Building Councils and their member companies have just one month to register for discounted ‘early bird’ tickets for WorldGBC’s Congress – the annual gathering of the global green building community, which takes place in Sweden in October.

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The why and the how

Mon, 30th May 2016

Since the launch of the Better Places for People Office and Retail reports, our national green building councils have been hard at work getting their members to understand the “why” and “how” of healthy buildings.

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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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Buildings Feature in Sustainia's 100 Solutions

Thu, 11th Jun 2015

The 2015 Sustainia 100 study showcases 100 sustainability solutions from around the world. These innovative ideas highlight new and original ways to save resources and build better homes and lives, and buildings feature prominently amongst them

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Philippine GBC Chairman Recognised

Mon, 8th Jun 2015

Ramon Rufino, Chairman of the Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC), has been named Property Report's Real Estate Personality of the Year at the third annual Philippines Property Awards

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GBCSA Celebrates Milestone 100 Green Star SA Certifications

Sun, 7th Jun 2015

Greening in the South African commercial property sector has reached a significant milestone with 100 Green Star SA certifications by the Green Building Council SA

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Slovak GBC Holds Successful Green Building Conference

Sun, 7th Jun 2015

The Slovak Green Building Council and publishing house Eurostav recently held the council’s fifth annual conference, “Sustainability in Architecture and Construction.” This international conference is Slovakia’s most significant event focused on sustainability in construction.

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Seeking Australia's Future Green Leaders

Tue, 2nd Jun 2015

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is calling for nominations for this year’s Future Green Leader Award

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We Welcome Our New CEO

Mon, 1st Jun 2015

We welcome our new Chief Executive Officer, Terri Wills, who joins us on 1 June. Terri will lead our initiatives to support members, promote collaboration and innovation, and play an advocacy and policy role to accelerate global change

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BUILD UPON Launch Report Released

Fri, 29th May 2015

Our flagship European project, BUILD UPON, aims to build a community, a place for us to come together. Our mission is to work with European stakeholders to co-create ambitious national strategies to improve our existing buildings: your community spaces

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