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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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Croatia GBC Selects New Board of Directors

Wed, 29th Apr 2015

The Croatia Green Building Council recently held its Annual General Meeting and gathered its members to elect a new Board of Directors for the next two years. As well as approving a new Statute and Code of Conduct, the council elected a new Board as follows

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12 Teams Join the 2015 EcoDistricts Incubator

Tue, 28th Apr 2015

EcoDistricts has announced the 12 city teams that will participate in its fourth annual EcoDistricts Incubator, to be held in Portland, Oregon, 18 to 20 May 2015

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ICLEI Europe Joins Green Building Leadership Awards

Wed, 22nd Apr 2015

WorldGBC is delighted to announce ICLEI Europe as the newest knowledge partner to its 2015 Europe Leadership in Green Building Awards

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GBCA Partners with Online School to Boost Sustainability Skills

Fri, 17th Apr 2015

[Source: GBCA]:  The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has forged a new partnership with the Australian Supply Chain Sustainability School to fast-track the industry’s green skills

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WorldGBC Appoints New CEO

Thu, 9th Apr 2015

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced the appointment of Terri Wills as its new Chief Executive Officer

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Chairperson of GBC Indonesia Honoured

Fri, 24th May 2013

GBC Indonesia’s Chairperson, Naning Adiwoso, has been acknowledged by Forbes Indonesia in its April 2013 edition, as one of Ten Inspiring Women for 2013.

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Latest GBC Brasil News

Mon, 20th May 2013

The Arquiteta Cristina Hana Shoji and Engenheira Lourdes Cristina D. Printes represented Brazil in Bogota event CCCS Consejo Colombiano de Construcción Sostenible SBCI and UNEP-United Nations Environment Programme for Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative in Bogota, Colombia...

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Croatia Green Building Council has New Leadership

Fri, 17th May 2013

At the annual General Assembly members of Croatia Green Building Council elected a new president and eight members of the Board.

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Construmat - Building Solutions World Congress

Fri, 17th May 2013

The world’s top 65 experiences in building solutions will be showcased at the Building Solutions World Congress to reveal the keys to success for the sector.

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Arab-African Forum on Green Building, 17-19 Dec

Thu, 9th May 2013

Egypt Green Building Council, (Egypt-GBC) and Regional office for Arab States of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, invite you to attend the Arab-African Forum for Green Building,[AAFGB], which will be held in Cairo, Egypt, 17-19th December, 2013.
 

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Kuwait Green Building Forum on 30- 31, Oct, 2013.

Thu, 9th May 2013

Kuwait Green Building Forum aims to educate, inform, network and unite forces for spreading the green building movement. It will provide developers, architects, building consultants, engineers, contractors, facility managers and decision makers with a platform to explore latest trends in green buildings and to showcase green building products, equipment, services and technologies.

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The Countdown Has Begun!

Wed, 1st May 2013

As of today the clock is ticking on what might just be the greatest challenge the European built environment community has ever undertaken. There is now exactly one year for EU governments to establish long-term national renovation strategies, which somehow have to result in reducing energy use across the entire existing building stock by a massive 80% by 2050 against 2010 levels.

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A Message From The Africa Regional Network Chair 2

Wed, 1st May 2013

In the last quarter we have received tentative enquiries from two new countries - Benin and Tanzania, so interest continues to spread.

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Coast Expo and the Green Coast Award

Wed, 1st May 2013

Coast Expo, the most qualified event in Italy dedicated to coastal zone management and protection takes place from 18th to 20th September 2013 at Ferrara Fiere Congressi, in parallel with RemTech Expo 2013, the most specialized expo dedicated to remediation technologies and territory requalification.

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News from the Green Building Council of Mauritius

Wed, 1st May 2013

The Government of Mauritius is currently working on the design of a Green School. GBCM is assisting in the design phase with valuable input on sustainable building practice. The retrofit of the existing governmental school aims to be Mauritius first green school.

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A Message From The Asia Pacific Regional Network Chair

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

It’s been a great start to 2013 building on a productive and successful 2012 for the WorldGBC Asia Pacific Network (APN).

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A Message from the Europe Regional Network Chair

Sun, 28th Apr 2013

"There is a real sense of growing cohesion across the Europe Network, as GBCs build on the things they have in common and proactively share lessons learned. It was great to be able to share some of what we’ve been doing in the UK through an ‘open house’ forum at UK-GBC just before Ecobuild in March, with a wide range of Councils from across the Europe region and beyond, and to go on to a very productive Network meeting during the conference and exhibition itself. As ever we focused on where we could do more together – around education, events, awards and policy, and each of the taskforces has a packed agenda to deliver over the coming months.

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