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Global Partnerships, Global Solutions

Wed, 26th Nov 2014

In a new article for Climate Action, our CEO Jane Henley discusses the need for global solutions to the environmental challenges we are facing

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President Ivo Josipović to Sponsor Croatia GBC Conference

Wed, 26th Nov 2014

Croatian President Ivo Josipović recently received a delegation of the Croatia Green Building Council who informed him of the preparations for the first summit on green building which President Josipović will sponsor. They also discussed the possibility of organizing a conference on the fight against climate change at the highest international level in Croatia next year

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USGBC Acknowledges WorldGBC Partners at UNEP Champions of the Earth Event

Thu, 20th Nov 2014

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 20, 2014): This week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was honored as a winner of the United Nation’s top environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth award. In accepting the award in the category of entrepreneurial vision, USGBC CEO Rick Fedrizzi acknowledged the role of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and its 100+ member councils in driving the global green building movement that the award recognized

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Sustainable Innovation Forum Announces Influential Speaker Lineup

Wed, 19th Nov 2014

The UNEP and Climate Action’s Sustainable Innovation Forum will be held on 9 December in Peru, alongside the COP20 negotiations in Lima.

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SCI Speaker Series: 100 Resilient Cities

Wed, 12th Nov 2014

We invite our GBCs and their members to join us for an online webinar presentation by Byrna Lipper of the Rockefeller Foundation, on Monday 15 December 2014, 4 pm EST

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WorldGBC On the Hunt for New CEO

Tue, 11th Nov 2014

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced that Chief Executive Officer, Jane Henley, will step down from the role in March 2015

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Meet the GBC Team in Our People Profiles

Thu, 30th Oct 2014

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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The Secret to Boosting Productivity and Performance

Tue, 28th Oct 2014

Few businesses understand the relationship between their two biggest expenses – their people and their buildings.

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Sustainable Building in Focus: A review of Green Building Week in Hungary

Fri, 24th Oct 2014

World Green Building Week Hungary in Review

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Climate Action Webinar: What to Expect at COP20

Mon, 20th Oct 2014

COP20 in Lima this December is the foremost and final opportunity for global nations to draft a universal agreement on climate change before a definitive commitment in Paris in 2015

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Winners of Latvia Sustainable Building Contest Announced

Mon, 29th Sep 2014

On the 18th of September, during a special ceremony, the winners of the contest “The most sustainable building and project in Latvia 2014” were announced. The main prize and the title "The most sustainable building in Latvia 2014" went to the low energy consumption office building in 120 Z Dzelzavas Street, Riga.  The project manager and architect was Roberts Riekstiņš, and the construction was realized by the company "Riga Industrial Park"

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New York Introduces Sweeping Green Building Plan

Thu, 25th Sep 2014

NEW YORKMayor de Blasio has announced that New York City is committing to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent over 2005 levels by 2050, starting with One City, Built to Last: Transforming New York City’s Buildings for a Low-Carbon Future – a sweeping plan to retrofit public and private buildings to dramatically reduce the city’s contributions to climate change, while spurring major cost savings and creating thousands of new jobs for New Yorkers who most need them.

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