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The power of communication - introducing our new blog

Mon, 4th Apr 2016

On 3 December 2015, something truly remarkable happened. An unprecedented alliance of key players from within the buildings and construction industry...

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Indoor Air Quality and its Impact on Cognitive Functions

Sun, 20th Mar 2016

A landmark report published in the fall by Harvard’s School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment in conjunction with SUNY Update Medical University and Syracuse University...

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Research highlights which countries are leading on green building

Thu, 10th Mar 2016

New research by the law firm Baker & McKenzie has highlighted which countries are leading on green building around the world.

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Which women are leading the way in the global green building movement?

Tue, 8th Mar 2016

Today is International Women’s Day – an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural political, and of course, environmental achievements of women around the world.

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World’s largest collaborative retrofit project launches to cut emissions from buildings

Tue, 1st Mar 2016

The world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation has been officially launched today by Green Building Councils across Europe, in a bid to tackle one of the region’s biggest climate challenges – its existing buildings.

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Health, wellbeing & the business case for green retail

Tue, 1st Mar 2016

Napoleon was supposed to have called us “a nation of shopkeepers”. I imagine it wasn’t meant favourably, but 200 years on and retail accounts for 10% of employment, over 5% of GDP and apparently London is the “retail capital of the world” (according to BIS).

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Global green building expected to double by 2018, study finds

Tue, 16th Feb 2016

Global green building is expected to double by 2018, according to a new study from Dodge Data & Analytics, made possible with support from United Technologies Corporation and its UTC Climate, Controls & Security business, on which the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) was a research partner

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World Green Building Trends 2016

Tue, 16th Feb 2016

This report finds that the percentage of companies expecting to have more than 60 per cent of their building projects certified green is anticipated to more than double by 2018, from 18 per cent currently, to 37 per cent.

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Could greener stores improve the customer experience and lead to increased profit?

Fri, 5th Feb 2016

Imagine if the supermarket you shopped in made you feel healthier or happier? If the assistants packing your groceries were more productive because the space they worked in had particularly good air quality and daylight?

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Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Retail: The Impact of Green Buildings on People and Profit

Mon, 1st Feb 2016

Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Retail: The Impact of Green Buildings on People and Profit finds that retailers can improve the shopping experience for their customers and potentially increase their profits by providing greener, healthier stores.

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Retailers can improve customer experience & potentially increase profit through greener stores, WorldGBC report finds

Mon, 1st Feb 2016

Retailers can improve the shopping experience for their customers and potentially increase their profits by providing greener, healthier stores, according to a major report from the World Green Building Council

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2016 WorldGBC Board nominations open

Mon, 25th Jan 2016

Do you want to guide the green building movement? Then now is your chance.

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Congress 2015 Registration Now Open

Wed, 27th May 2015

Registration is now open for WorldGBC Congress 2015 Hong Kong.

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Nominations for Europe Regional Awards Still Open

Tue, 26th May 2015

Nominations for the Europe Regional Leadership Awards 2015 are still open. Nominate a green building champion in your country now

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India Stacks Up 3 Billion Square Feet of Green Building Space

Mon, 25th May 2015

The green building movement continues to gain momentum in India, with the country recently reaching three billion square feet of registered green building space

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Green Building Trends Survey Launches

Fri, 22nd May 2015

The World Green Building Council is pleased to launch the new World Green Building Trends survey, which we are conducting in partnership with Dodge Data & Analytics (formerly McGraw Hill Construction)

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WWF-Australia HQ Gets Green Star Rating for Natural Interior

Thu, 21st May 2015

WWF’s Australian headquarters, located in a former wool store in inner city Sydney, has been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia for its interior space

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GBCSA Office Awarded 4-Star Green Star Rating

Tue, 19th May 2015

We're proud to report that one of our Established members, the Green Building Council of South Africa, has had their amazing office space recognised as green interior space

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Panama GBC’s Activities Contributing to Sustainability

Mon, 18th May 2015

Panama GBC and SUMARSE (Panama chapter from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development), with the support of ACCADES celebrated the Earth Day with a successful International Forum “Business Eco-Efficiency and Productivity”

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WorldGBC Common Education Platform Delivers in Poland

Fri, 15th May 2015

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) presented a successful training session on Sustainable Real Estate Management last week, at the Siemens Headquarters in Warsaw

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JLL and UTC Join Polish GBC Executive Board

Wed, 13th May 2015

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) is delighted to announce JLL and UTC as its new Executive Board members

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Download New Guide for Investors

Mon, 4th May 2015

The Rocky Mountain Institute has released How to Calculate and Present Deep Retrofit Value: A Guide For Investors, a comprehensive resource to support real estate investors in evaluating opportunities for deep energy retrofits to accelerate and scale investment

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ULI Releases Building Healthy Places Toolkit

Fri, 1st May 2015

Development strategies that can improve health outcomes, such as providing protected bikeways, minimizing noise pollution, and offering amenities such as community gardens, are highlighted in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

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Vice President of HuGBC Receives BREEAM Award 2015

Thu, 30th Apr 2015

Sustainable, certified buildings, and professionals were awarded on 3 of March in London

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