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UK Green Building Council
With over 400 member organisations, spanning the entire value chain, UK-GBC represents the voice of the industry’s current and future leaders striving for transformational change. The organisation aims to inspire, challenge and empower its members, helping them to identify and adopt the most sustainable, viable solutions. It also engages its members in advocating a progressive message to government, informing and influencing green building policy.
- is decarbonised
- enables health, wellbeing and productivity in users
- eliminates waste and maximises resource efficiency
- enhances nature
Through its membership of World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), UK-GBC is part of a global network of like-minded organisations in almost 80 countries. The network facilitates engagement in international policy and programmes.
In February 2017, UK-GBC published Building Places that Work for Everyone: Industry insights into key Government priorities, profiling ways the construction industry can help solve some of our biggest challenges:
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