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New report reveals green building makes business sense

The World Green Building Council has launched a new report highlighting tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures. Doing Right by Planet and ...

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Uniting Sustainability

John Mandyck

This summer FMJ sat down with John Mandyck in London. He serves as chief sustainability officer for United Technologies Corporation and also chairs the Corporate Advisory Board of the World Green Building Council as well as the Board of Directors for ...

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Retrofit project launches across Europe to cut emissions from buildings

After more than a year of preparations, Green Building Councils across Europe have today (1 March) launched the world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation. The BUILD UPON project, which aims to tackle Europe’s biggest climate challenges in existing buildings, ...

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UK Green Building Council launches Retail Task Group

The Retail Task Group has been launched by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) to help measure the health, wellbeing and productivity benefits of sustainable retail property. Forming a key part of an upcoming World Green Building Council global campaign ...

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Report links office design to employee wellbeing and productivity

A major new report from the World Green Building Council has revealed there is “overwhelming evidence” which demonstrates the design of an office significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of its staff. The Health, wellbeing and productivity in offices: The ...

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Global project to price up health & productivity benefits of green buildings

A major global project aiming to define the health and productivity benefits of green office buildings is being launched today by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC). The topic is rising up the global real estate sector’s agenda as organisations ...

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EU urged to develop its building retrofit strategies

With just six months remaining until they are required to deliver long-term strategies on renovation, EU Member States are being urged to develop ambitious plans for retrofitting their buildings. Under the Energy Efficiency Directive, EU Member States must establish “a ...

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New report highlights the business case for green building

This year’s Ecobuild has seen the launch of a plethora of built environment resources to green and maximise efficiencies in the UK building stock. The UK Green building council, has been part of this contribution; as it presented industry with its Pinpoint sustainability search platform this week. ...

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