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The New Urban Agenda and the green building movement

Wed, 26th Oct 2016

As I made my journey home from Habitat 3, leaving behind the beautiful city of Quito in Ecuador, I reflected on what exactly the New Urban Agenda means to our Green Building Council movement

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Building the Business Case: Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Green Offices

Tue, 25th Oct 2016

Employers, building owners, designers, developers, and investors throughout the world are learning that office design affects the health and wellbeing of occupants in many ways...

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Green offices that keep staff healthy and happy are improving productivity & boosting businesses’ bottom line, finds report

Tue, 25th Oct 2016

Employers, building owners, designers and developers throughout the world are showing that it pays to invest in greener offices that keep their occupants healthy and happy, a report from the World Green Building Council reveals.

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Rick Fedrizzi, City of Vancouver & Saint-Gobain CEO honoured in WorldGBC Awards

Tue, 18th Oct 2016

The World Green Building Council has announced the winners of its prestigious Chairman’s Award and the David Gottfried Award at a ceremony held in the Golden Hall of Stockholm City Hall, the venue of the annual Nobel Prize banquet.

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When is a building 'circular'?

Thu, 6th Oct 2016

If you thought this was a good example of a 'circular' building, you've got a lot of catching up to do, and now is the perfect time to start…

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Workers in certified green buildings record higher cognitive functions scores, finds study

Wed, 5th Oct 2016

Employees who work in certified green buildings have been found to have higher cognitive function scores, fewer sick building symptoms and higher sleep quality scores than those working in non-certified buildings, according to a new report from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Outstanding leaders in green building honoured in Asia Pacific awards

Wed, 5th Oct 2016

Three highly prestigious green building projects and a leading business which have made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of Asia Pacific’s built environment, have been announced as winners of the World Green Building Council’s regional awards. 

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WorldGBC Asia Pacific leadership in Green Building Awards 2016

Wed, 5th Oct 2016

The Asia Pacifc Leadership in Green Building Awards celebrate the iconic green buildings, up-and-coming innovators and inspiring companies driving change and creating a better future throughout the region.

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JLL joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

Tue, 4th Oct 2016

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global real estate services firm JLL has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

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World Green Building Week 2016 – how our global movement changed perspectives on green buildings

Mon, 3rd Oct 2016

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!

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Green Building Councils provide leadership on zero carbon buildings

Fri, 30th Sep 2016

Last December in Paris at COP21, nearly 200 countries came together to forge an unprecedented agreement: to “limit global average temperatures to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels...

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

Fri, 30th Sep 2016

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

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Call for European Govts to Seize National Renovation Strategies Opportunities

Mon, 4th Nov 2013

From joint press release by Renovate Europe and the Europe Regional Network

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Green Building Videos

Sat, 2nd Nov 2013

Check out these great videos from Taiwan GBC highlighting green buildings:

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Vitoria-Gasteiz Celebrates Europe Region Leadership Award Win

Sat, 2nd Nov 2013

The Mayor of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Javier Maroto, and CEO of GBCe, Luis Álvarez-Ude.

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Green Building Awards for Sustainability Leaders

Thu, 17th Oct 2013

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has recognised innovators and pioneers at its annual awards ceremony.

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Business Case Report Now Available in Chinese and Spanish

Mon, 7th Oct 2013

Our comprehensive report on the business case for green building has now been released in Chinese and Spanish translations.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Sun, 6th Oct 2013

Notice is hereby given to all members that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the World Green Building Council will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at 12:45 pm, during the WorldGBC Congress at The Pavilion Conference Centre, Clocktower Centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa, to conduct the following business:

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Europe Regional Network Calls for Market Transformation

Tue, 1st Oct 2013

The Europe Regional Network of WorldGBC has today responded to the European Commission’s consultation on EU sustainable buildings policy, outlining the central building blocks required for market transformation.

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New GBC People Profiles

Sun, 29th Sep 2013

Meet members of our GBC family and learn about what has inspired them, their greatest challenges, and the advice they have to offer.

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Participate in New Global BIM Survey

Fri, 27th Sep 2013

WorldGBC is pleased to be partnering with McGraw-Hill Construction on a new global survey, and we encourage you to participate. The survey will investigate Building Information Modeling (BIM) implementation and practices in nine major global markets that are actively using BIM: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, UK and US. 

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Workshop Introduces SB14 Conference

Wed, 25th Sep 2013

The World Sustainable Building 2014 Conference, to be held in Barcelona in October 2014, will be one of the largest global meetings of the year on sustainable building. The main aim of the Conference is to create a new vision that addresses the challenges facing the building sector by 2050. This is to be achieved through a broad consensus among all key stakeholders, with an integrated scientific, productive and managerial approach.

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Update from the Panama GBC

Wed, 25th Sep 2013

An update from the Panama GBC about their exciting activities and hard work in the green building arena in Panama and the Americas region.

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World Green Building Week

Mon, 23rd Sep 2013

From 16 to 20 September 2013, GBCs and their member companies around the world celebrated World Green Building Week.

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