Wave of businesses vow to make their buildings net zero by 2030

The World Green Building Council signatories are also striving towards all buildings worldwide generating net zero emissions by 2050

Property consultancy JLL targets net zero UK buildings by 2030

The company has pledged to train employees on net zero carbon buildings as well as offer it to clients and help them develop a net zero carbon strategy

Finance and green building sectors ‘must work together more closely’

The World Green Building Council says this is vital to grow the energy efficient mortgage market to the point where green finance is available to any borrower in Europe

Green buildings create “healthy, happy staff”

It’s probably obvious to anyone who has worked in an office that a nicer environment can be good for your mood. But now that common sense bears out in research too – the World Green Building Council uncovered “overwhelming evidence” the design of an office “significantly impacts” how healthy and productive staff end up. The report […]

Brighton wins praise for its rooftop farmers

Brighton Council has won plaudits for a scheme which encourages people to grow their own food. The World Green Building Council’s Government Leadership Awards go to local governments that have shown leadership in sustainable building policies. Praiseworthy projects were unveiled at the UN’s COP19 climate change conference in Warsaw. Brighton was given an honourable mention for […]

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