Green Building Council

A Green building council (GBC) is any national non-profit, non-government organization that is part of a global network recognized by the World Green Building Council. A GBC's goal is to promote a transformation of the built environment towards one that is sustainable (buildings and cities that are environmentally sensitive, economically viable, socially just and culturally significant).[1]

Logo of the World Green Building Council, which acts as an umbrella organization for existing, emerging and developing GBCs around the world

List of recognised GBCsEdit

As of October 2012, there were at least 20 nations with established GBCs, 7 recognized as "emerging" members, and dozens more in the development process.[2] As of Spring 2014, there were around 100 GBCs at various stages of development.[citation needed]

The Green Building Council Russia (RuGBC) formed in 2009 and is seeking Emerging Status.[citation needed] Growth in the CIS countries accompanies growth in the number of Green Construction projects in those countries, that is, those certified to LEED.[citation needed] or to BREEAM standard.

The 20 established councils are

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Green Building Council. 2009. 31 July 2009 <http://www.worldgbc.org/council-development>.
  2. ^ "Established Green Building Councils." World Green Building Council. 2009. 31 July 2009 <http://www.worldgbc.org/green-building-councils/member-green-building-councils>.
  3. ^ https://www.argentinagbc.org.ar/
  4. ^ http://www.dgbc.nl/
  5. ^ http://www.emiratesgbc.org/
  6. ^ BatiActu (2016), Une nouvelle entité est née de la fusion de l'Association HQE et de France GBC, membre français du World GBC, dénommée tout simplement Association HQE-France GBC. L'objectif est d'agir ensemble, porter et faire fructifier leurs actions respectives
  7. ^ http://www.gbcitalia.org/
  8. ^ http://www.greenbuilding.or.kr/
  9. ^ http://www.nzgbc.org.nz/main/
  10. ^ http://www.pakistangbc.org/
  11. ^ http://www.panamagbc.org/
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-22. Retrieved 2009-10-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ http://www.sgbc.se
  14. ^ http://www.sgbc.sg
  15. ^ http://www.taiwangbc.org.tw/