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Croatia GBC holds green building events

Thu, 10th Sep 2015

On the occasion of Fair Ekotehno 2015 (Eco-Technology Fair, environmental and communal equipment), the Croatia GBC is organising a symposium designed for building managers: Building Management According to the Guidelines of Green Building. The symposium will be held on 17 and 18 September in Zagreb, Croatia

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Count Your Change: The WorldGBC Retail Metrics Framework

Thu, 10th Sep 2015

The WorldGBC is currently developing and piloting a Retail Metrics Framework based on the Metrics Framework in last year’s landmark Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices report.

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Quality Assurance Guide for Green Building Rating Tools

Tue, 1st Sep 2015

WorldGBC has launched the Quality Assurance Guide for Green Building Rating Tools to guide new, emerging and established rating tools to ensure that their development and implementation is robust, transparent and to a good standard. 

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Work with WorldGBC – Intern Position Available

Mon, 31st Aug 2015

WorldGBC is seeking an intern to support a number of critical global functions and activities, and to provide an individual with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the green building sector

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Get Ready for Greenbuild

Mon, 24th Aug 2015

Are you ready for Greenbuild 2015? This exciting event on the green building calendar will be in Washington DC from 18 to 20 November

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Meet Our New CEO

Wed, 12th Aug 2015

Ahead of the upcoming International Green Building Conference 2015, at which she will be a speaker, WorldGBC CEO Terri Wills talks to EcoBusiness about her new role, plans for the future, and why green building is key in the fight against climate change.

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Panama GBC holds Sustainable Cities Forum

Fri, 7th Aug 2015

Panama Green Building Council has joined the group of international and local organizations that promote the development of sustainable cities through the promotion of sustainable construction and the development of initiatives such as the "International Forum and Expo 2015 on Sustainable Cities.

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IGBC's Dr Jain Featured in Geo Octane

Tue, 4th Aug 2015

Chairman of the India Green Building Council (IGBC), Dr Prem C Jain, was recently featured on the cover of the inaugural issue of Geo Octanemagazine.

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Tanzania GBC Projects Advancing Local Green Building

Tue, 28th Jul 2015

The Tanzania Green Building Council has been instrumental in advancing green building in the country, with two impressive new projects recently completed

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Meet Our Americas Regional Network

Tue, 28th Jul 2015

With GBCs in 19 countries, our Americas Regional Network is a powerful force for change in the region

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Job Opportunity: WorldGBC Marketing and Communications Manager

Fri, 17th Jul 2015

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) invites applications for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager.

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WorldGBC and GeSI to Work Together to Combat Climate Change

Thu, 9th Jul 2015

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) are pleased to announce the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to combat climate change and promote sustainable development.

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WorldGBC Appoints Five New Directors

Fri, 21st Jun 2013

Five leaders in the global green building movement have been appointed to the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Board of Directors.

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The Rise and Rise of Green Building

Thu, 20th Jun 2013

For the first time in history, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, resulting in increased demand on buildings and resources. According to a study by McGraw-Hill Construction conducted in partnership with United Technologies and the World Green Building Council, firms are shifting their business toward green building, with 51 per cent of respondents spanning 62 countries planning more than 60 per cent of their work to be green by 2015. This trend signals a shift from ‘push’ to ‘pull’, with markets increasingly demanding no less than green buildings.

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Energy Saving Measures Boost House Prices

Thu, 20th Jun 2013

Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average, a new report released by the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals.

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Meet One of Europe's Green Building Advocates

Tue, 18th Jun 2013

Elaine Hsieh of the GreenBiz group interviews Steven Borncamp, a true advocate for promoting policy, practices and technologies for green building across Europe.

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Government Leadership Awards - Nominations Now Open!

Thu, 13th Jun 2013

Does your country have a city-level green building programme or policy that deserves global recognition?

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The Circular Economy

Tue, 11th Jun 2013

Our current industrial processes and lifestyles are depleting the world’s natural resources to create objects that will often end up in landfills, all while churning out unwanted by-products like industrial waste.  Will this linear system work for us long-term?

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Europe Regional Leadership Awards

Tue, 11th Jun 2013

The World Green Building Council’s European Network is proud to host the first ever leadership awards for the Europe region!

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Emirates Green Building Council Launches First EGBC Awards

Mon, 10th Jun 2013

Emirates Green Building Council has launched the first EGBC Awards in eight categories to honour excellence in sustainability initiatives.

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Jane Henley Talks Green Retrofits for Buildings

Mon, 10th Jun 2013

"The Empire State Building is one of the most visible examples of a trend that is occurring around the world – retrofitting buildings to make them more resource-efficient and climate-friendly," writes Jane Henley in her latest blog article.

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Latest News from GBC Costa Rica

Mon, 3rd Jun 2013

The GBC Costa Rica has been busy advancing the green building mission, with lots of exciting activities and developments.

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