23 Jan '18, 3pm

A view from the top: CEOs share their bold green building ambitions for 2018

We recently asked CEOs from our Established Green Building Councils (GBCs) around the world to share with us their ambitions for 2018. We’re excited to share some of their answers here. Read on to learn more about the ambitious targets they’re setting for green buildings globally. Moving toward net zero Felipe Faria, CEO of GBC Brasil, told us that the Council hopes to penetrate the residential market with rating tools that focus on climate change, health and wellbeing, biodiversity, water resources, green economy, education and communication. He said as well that, “we will intensify – in Brazil – net zero energy-certified buildings through the GBC Brasil Zero Energy rating system.” Speaking of net zero buildings, GBC South Africa is preparing for its 2018 Convention in October, themed “The Race to Zero”, which will focus on buildings that achieve net zero carbon emissions...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/view-top-ceos-share-th...

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