World Green Building Council (WGBC)

On 23rd May 2019, the World Green Building Council’s European network in collaboration with eight cities and partners announced the launch of BUILD UPON2, the next phase of the world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation.   
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: News

Recently, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Publication

We spend 90% of our time indoors and it's estimated that 92% of the air in the places we live is unsafe to breathe. That’s why 30 GBCs as part of our Better Places for People global project are working to combat global air pollution from the built environment and today launching an Air Quality in the Built Environment campaign.
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is delighted to announce its World Green Building Week 2018 campaign has been shortlisted for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019.   The #HomeGreenHome campaign which reached an estimated 155 million people worldwide in September 2018 is a finalist in the Environmental Awareness Campaign of the Year category.  
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: News

The focus of this year’s World Green Building Week is all about changing people’s perspectives on buildings and particularly green buildings.
Post date: 6 Sep 2016
Type: News

This project which was launched in March 2015 by the Green Building Council (GBC) will help governments create strategies to radically reduce energy use from Europe’s building stock.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2015
Type: Publication

A major global project which will help to define the health and productivity benefits of green office buildings was formally launched 3 March 2014 by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC).The topic is rising up the global release estate sector’s agenda as organizations begin to understand the business benefits of greener, healthier buildings. With 85 per cent of a company’s costs spent on salaries and benefits, even modest improvements to staff health and productivity can have a dramatic impact on organizational profitability.Studies have found:
Post date: 12 Mar 2014
Type: News