Green Building Council
The Dutch Green Building Council is an independent group that aims to make urban environments sustainable. The Dutch Green Building Council develops and issues the internationally renowned BREEAM-NL certificate. This certificate is the foremost index to compare buildings, projects, and land on the of basis of sustainability in The Netherlands. The Dutch Green Building Council trains professionals to make assessments and implement new sustainable measures.
The foundation was formed by the ABN Amro, Redevco, Dura Vermeer, SBR and the City Council of Amsterdam. The Dutch Green Building Council has over 350 members.
Built environment stakeholders recommend integration of whole life carbon criteria into European policyTue, 8th Oct 2019
Today a coalition of over 30 organisations working in the buildings and construction sector have signed an open letter to the European Commission outlining their view on the transformative potential that the Level(s) framework can play in mainstreaming sustainable buildings and deliver on key European environmental, economic and social goals.Read more >
WorldGBC Europe publishes advocacy manifesto urging decision makers to recognise vital role of built environment sector in delivering a climate neutral EuropeThu, 27th Jun 2019
Over 20 countries from WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network have published a manifesto, A Sustainable Built Environment at the Heart of Europe’s Future urging decision makers to recognise the vital role that the built environment sector plays in delivering a climate neutral Europe.Read more >
Dutch Green Building Council's Jan Kadijk outlines how citizen 'air rangers' can take action on air pollution by measuring their local air quality, prompting governments to enact policies to tackle air quality - and the opportunity this presents for Green Building Councils.Read more >
Ten Green Building Councils from Europe met in London today ahead of the publication of new research strengthening the case for energy efficient mortgages.Read more >
Through its report From Thousands to Billions, WorldGBC calls for a dramatic and ambitious transformation towards a completely zero carbon built environment by 2050.Read more >
WorldGBC’s Advancing Net Zero project takes step forward as Australia, Canada, Germany, India & US announce plans to recognise zero emissions buildingsThu, 10th Nov 2016
The goal to ensure that every single building produces zero carbon emissions by 2050 takes another step forward.Read more >
Wow! What a week. From last Monday until yesterday, Green Building Councils, their members and many more organisations and individuals around the globe participated in World Green Building Week 2016!Read more >
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.Read more >
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.Read more >