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Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program Achieves 23% Reduction After 4th Year

Mon, 23rd Feb 2015

A flash report published by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has announced that the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program has achieved a 23% reduction in emissions after the 4th year of the program compared to base-year emissions

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Philips Backs Action to Turn Energy Waste Into Increased Productivity and Economic Growth

Thu, 19th Feb 2015

The ‘2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index’ launched recently reveals the huge potential for societies to raise economic performance and extend significant environmental and social benefits through improved energy productivity.

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Qatar GBC's Annual Conference

Tue, 10th Feb 2015

The Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) will hold its first annual conference on 27 and 28 April in Qatar

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Is Your School the Greenest on Earth?

Tue, 10th Feb 2015

The Greenest School on Earth recognition is an annual announcement made by the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, highlighting a K-12 school that exemplifies how sustainability can be integrally woven into the infrastructure, culture and curriculum of a school

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Global Calculator Shows Effects of Measures to Tackle Climate Change

Mon, 9th Feb 2015

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has launched its Global Calculator online software tool.

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Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize

Thu, 5th Feb 2015

Stage A Nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016 are now open

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The Elusive Business Case for Green Building

Wed, 4th Feb 2015

The tenant-landlord exchange was once simple: a certain rent entitled you to a certain quality of space.

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WorldGBC Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

Sun, 1st Feb 2015

Are you interested in joining our dynamic and hardworking Board, and being at the frontline of the green building movement?

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Greenbuild EuroMed 2015: Call for Submissions

Fri, 30th Jan 2015

Greenbuild for Europe and the Mediterranean region will be held in Verona, Italy from 14 to 16 October 2015

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Emirates GBC 2015 AWARDS

Thu, 29th Jan 2015

The Emirates Green Building Council is now accepting applications for the EGBC Awards, which highlight best practices in the green building industry in seven categories

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World's 100 Most Sustainable Companies Revealed

Fri, 23rd Jan 2015

The 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index (Global 100) was recently released by Canadian investment advisory firm Corporate Knights at the World Economic Forum meeting.

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UK-GBC Appoints Julie Hirigoyen as New Chief Executive

Thu, 15th Jan 2015

The UK Green Building Council has appointed Julie Hirigoyen as its new Chief Executive. Julie is currently UK Head of Sustainability for international property consultants JLL.

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New Green Leaders Emerge in Australia

Tue, 23rd Apr 2013

As 2012 drew to a close, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) celebrated its most successful year, with 145 Green Star projects certified.

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Americas Regional Network Celebrates Earth Day

Mon, 22nd Apr 2013

The WorldGBC's Americas Regional network is celebrating EarthDay on April 22 with the release of a new educational video. Watch the clip to learn about the work Green Building Councils (GBCs) of the Americas are doing, and who is involved.

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Chair of WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board Announced

Thu, 18th Apr 2013

John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corporation has been named chair of the World Green Building Council Corporate Advisory Board, further expanding the organisation's commitment to the green building movement around the globe.

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