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AkzoNobel joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global paints and coating firm AkzoNobel has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

The announcement takes place during World Green Building Week 2016, the flagship awareness raising event of the global green building movement, which is led by WorldGBC, and which runs until 2 October.

WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board is a select group of companies which are global leaders on sustainability, and which serve to guide the organisation on its strategy and activities.

Terri Wills, CEO of the World Green Building Council, said:

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome AkzoNobel onto our Corporate Advisory Board. It is company that places sustainability at the heart of its business, with ambitious environmental targets. AkzoNobel will be an asset to the Corporate Advisory Board, and we look forward to working closely with them to deliver green buildings for everyone, everywhere.”

André Veneman, AkzoNobel’s Corporate Director of Sustainability, said:

“We are very pleased to be joining the WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board. We have a strong history of developing sustainable solutions for the buildings and infrastructure sector and are committed to working closely with architects and customers in order to create a more liveable and inspiring world.”

AkzoNobel’s extensive portfolio includes solar-reflective paint that keeps buildings cool and reduces energy costs, as well as coatings that purify indoor air and essential ingredients for making energy efficient LED lighting.

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