30 Jan '16, 6pm

#ClimateLeader convos w/ @rogerplattusgbc: discussing #greenbuilding efforts in #Nigeria, #SouthAfrica, & #Singapore

#ClimateLeader convos w/ @rogerplattusgbc: discussing #greenbuilding efforts in #Nigeria, #SouthAfrica, & #Singapore

The 2015 WorldGBC Congress held in Hong Kong was a great opportunity for leaders in the green building movement to connect, strategize and share knowledge on some of the most compelling ways to improve the sustainability of the world’s built environment. As part of my ongoing Climate Leaders series , I got to sit down with fellow heads of Green Building Councils from around the globe and get their take on how their regions are uniquely positioned to transform the buildings market and address climate change on a worldwide scale. Click the links below to watch my conversations with leaders from the Nigerian Green Building Council, Singapore Green Building Council and Green Building Council of South Africa. Chinwe Ohajuruka , Board of Directors, Green Building Council Nigeria; CEO, Comprehensive Design Services Chinwe Ohajuruka is a LEED-, BREEAM- and Green Star-accredited ar...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/climate-leaders-perspective...

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