World Green Building Council Inc

Canada,   |  HTTP://WWW.WORLDGBC.ORG/

Mission

THE WORLD GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL (WORLDGBC) IS A GLOBAL NETWORK LEADING THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT TO MAKE IT HEALTHIER AND SUSTAINABLE. OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE GREEN BUILDINGS FOR EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE.COLLECTIVELY, WITH OUR GREEN BUILDING COUNCILS (GBCS) IN AROUND 70 COUNTRIES, WE DRIVE ACTION TO DELIVER ON THE AMBITION OF THE PARIS AGREEMENT AND UN GLOBAL GOALS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. THROUGH A SYSTEMS CHANGE APPROACH, WORKING ACROSS SECTORS, WE ARE AIMING TO TRANSFORM THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TOWARDS A NET ZERO CARBON AND SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT.

Ruling year info

2004

Principal Officer

LISA BATE

Main address

Markham Ontario L3r 6g2

Canada, 00000

EIN

30-0279904

NTEE code info

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

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Program 1

THE WORLD GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL IS A GLOBAL NETWORK LEADING THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE BUILD ENVIRONMENT TO MAKE IT HEALTHIER AND MORE SUSTAINABLE. WORLDGBC WORKS TO ESTABLISH NEW MEMBER COUNCILS AND HAS GREEN BUILDING COUNCILS (GBCS) IN AROUND 70 COUNTRIES IN VARIOUS STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT. THE STAGES ARE PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS, EMERGING MEMBERS, AND ESTABLISHED MEMBERS. WORLDGBC CONDUCTS REGIONAL SEMINARS TO TEACH GBCS DIFFERENT THINGS SUCH AS: ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE, OFFICER/BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES, FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES, METHODS OF EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ON THE BENEFITS OF GREEN BUILDING, ETC. WORLDGBC HAS AN ONLINE "BASECAMP" THAT HAS EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL SUCH AS: DEVELOPMENT GUIDES, SAMPLE BUSINESS PLANS AND POLICIES, LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL REPORT. WORLDGBC HAS FIVE REGIONAL NETWORKS WHICH IN 2019 SHARED BETTER PRACTICES AND KNOWLEDGE IN AREAS LIKE: GOVERNANCE, OPERATIONS, EDUCATION AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.

Expenses
$1,431,596
Revenue
$688,625

IN 2019 WORLDGBC'S GLOBAL PROJECTS WERE 'ADVANCING NET ZERO AND 'BETTER PLACES FOR PEOPLE AND WORLDGBC WAS A GLOBAL PARTNER TO THE "BUILDING EFFICIENCY ACCELERATOR". WORLDGBC'S GLOBAL PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIPS ENABLE ITS MEMBERS TO CONNECT AND COLLABORATE SO THEY CAN ACHIEVE RESULTS FASTER AND MORE EFFECTIVELY. IN 2019 WORLDGBC BEGAN TO BRING TOGETHER ITS ESTABLISHED CEO NETWORK WITH ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND CORPORATE ADVISORY BOARD (CAB) AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR TO INCREASE COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE THREE PARTIES. IN A WORLD WHERE BUSINESSES INCREASINGLY OPERATE GLOBALLY, COLLABORATION BY GREEN BUILDING COUNCILS ALSO HELPS THE BUILDING SECTOR DELIVER MORE GREEN BUILDINGS AROUND THE WORLD. THE 'ADVANCING NET ZERO' (ANZ) PROJECT LAUNCHED THE ANZ STATUS REPORT 2019 WHICH HIGHLIGHTS LEADERSHIP ACTION HELPING TO SHIFT THE MARKET TOWARDS NET ZERO CARBON OPERATIONAL EMISSIONS IN BUILDINGS. THE ANZ PROJECT LAUNCHED BUILD UPON2 IN MAY 2019, THE NEXT PHASE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST COLLABORATIVE PROJECT ON BUILDING RENOVATION IN EUROPE. THERE ARE ALSO ANZ DIALOGUE SESSIONS WITH WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS AND ROUND TABLES IN ASIA PACIFIC AND MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA (MENA) REGIONS. THE ANZ PROJECT LAUNCHED THE 'BRINGING EMBODIED CARBON UPFRONT' REPORT DEMANDING RADICAL CROSS-SECTOR COORDINATION TO REVOLUTIONISE THE BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION SECTOR TOWARDS A NET ZERO FUTURE AND TACKLE EMBODIED CARBON EMISSIONS. WORLDGBC LAUNCHED A NEW ONLINE CASE STUDY LIBRARY SHOWCASING EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GLOBALLY, FEATURING BUILDINGS THAT ARE NET ZERO CARBON AND/OR ENHANCE HUMAN HEALTH. THE BETTER PLACES FOR PEOPLE PROJECT LAUNCHED THE 'AIR QUALITY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT' CAMPAIGN IN APRIL 2019 A KEY COMPONENT OF WHICH IS THE 'PLANT A SENSOR' CAMPAIGN WHICH AIMS TO GENERATE DATA ON REAL LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION AND TRIGGER POLICY CHANGE AND ACTION. THE CAMPAIGN IS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CLIMATE AND CLEAN AIR COALITION (CCAC), A GLOBAL PROGRAMME LED BY UN ENVIRONMENT, DEDICATED TO REDUCING THE IMPACT OF SHORT-LIVED CLIMATE POLLUTANTS ON BOTH HUMAN HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE.

Expenses
$453,648
Revenue
$0

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