Each Regional Network works on various projects that enable Green Building Councils to accelerate their efforts nationally and regionally. These projects are chosen by Green Building Councils in a region, and are based on strategic priorities set out by the Network, the number of Green Building Councils that can engage, and the impact that can be achieved.
WorldGBC Europe publishes advocacy manifesto urging decision makers to recognise vital role of built environment sector in delivering a climate neutral EuropeThu, 27th Jun 2019
Over 20 countries from WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network have published a manifesto, A Sustainable Built Environment at the Heart of Europe’s Future urging decision makers to recognise the vital role that the built environment sector plays in delivering a climate neutral Europe.Read more >
The report Creating an Energy Efficient Mortgage for Europe: The Supporting Role of the Green Building Sector sets out a roadmap to grow the market for green mortgages - with the potential to transform millions of buildings across Europe.Read more >
In conjunction with the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference in Oslo, the World Green Building Council and partners announce BUILD UPON2 - a project that will accelerate the renovation of existing buildings in European cities.Read more >
Creating an Energy Efficient Mortgage for Europe: Towards a New Market Standard tackles how Europe should finance the building of an energy efficiency revolution needed to slash the 40% of Europe’s carbon emissions that come from its buildings – a staggering 97% of which are inefficient.Read more >
Capturing the Value of Sustainability: Identifying the links between sustainability and business valueThu, 18th Jan 2018
Businesses in the built environment are being empowered to make the business case for environmental action and to measure the value they derive from such practices, thanks to a new UKGBC report.Read more >
Creating an Energy Efficient Mortgage for Europe - A Review of Building Performance Indicators that Impact Mortgage Credit RiskThu, 26th Oct 2017
This report by the WorldGBC’s European Regional Network (under the Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan Initiative) explores how energy efficient mortgages could work in terms of building performance assessment.Read more >
13 Green Building Councils in Europe have played a leading role in helping national governments to create ‘national renovation strategies’. Their recommendations are compiled in this publication.Read more >
On 21 March, the Europe Regional Network (ERN) submitted a position paper to MEP Bendt Bendtsen, the rapporteur for the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD), setting out key elements the Network believes should be the focus of the updated EPBD.Read more >
Homebuyers across the EU could be offered better borrowing rates on mortgages in return for purchasing more energy efficient homes or committing to implement energy saving work within propertiesRead more >
Our flagship European project, BUILD UPON, aims to build a community, a place for us to come together. Our mission is to work with European stakeholders to co-create ambitious national strategies to improve our existing buildings: your community spaces.Read more >
As part of World Green Building Week and alongside the UN Climate Action Summit, the World Green Building Council will host an exclusive executive briefing and reception to celebrate the launch of its new industry report calling for radical industry collaboration to achieve decarbonisation.