Poland and Chile join World Green Building Council’s net zero initiative

The Advancing Net Zero project is working towards total sector decarbonisation by 2050

Google joins World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board

The Board consists of a select group of companies that are global leaders on sustainability and serve to guide WorldGBC on its strategy and activities

New sustainable innovation manual for built environment

The UK Green Building Council’s guide also includes practical templates to promote new thinking and help organise ideas

Next UK Government urged to prioritise energy efficiency

The next government should recognise energy efficiency as a national infrastructure priority and commit to improving the energy performance of homes in the UK. The call from the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) comes as it has set out key recommendations for the government ahead of the general election. It says improving the energy efficiency […]

How energy efficient are buildings in Dubai?

A new project to assess the energy performance of buildings in Dubai has been launched. Emirates Green Building Council (GBC) and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) have joined forced for the ‘Benchmarking Project’ of 100 buildings in the city. It will be done under the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) programme, part of the […]

Building giants back 2050 zero-emission target

Three major companies are backing a global campaign which aims to ensure all buildings are net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Engineering firm Integral Group, international property and infrastructure group Lendlease and product manufacturer ROCKWOOL Group have joined the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) initiative as official sponsors. The goal of the Advancing Net Zero […]

New Innovation Lab for built environment launched

A new programme to accelerate innovation in the UK’s built environment has been launched. The UK Green Building Council’s (UK-GBC) first ‘Innovation Lab’ aims to identify and address systemic challenges facing businesses within the sector and co-create innovative and highly sustainable solutions. It is part of its mission to radically improve the sustainability of the […]

World Green Building Council sets ‘net zero’ goal

The Advancing Net Zero initiative will see GBCs in some of the biggest projected growth in buildings roll out certification and provide training in an effort to reach the goal