Pension funds worth more than $2,000bn will commit themselves to the first global charter placing environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards at the core of their investment strategies.
The Green Building Council Australia and Building Construction Interchange Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to work together to advance green building and sustainable development in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
The Green Building Council team is excited to now have Nigel Howard on board as Chief Operating Officer. Communications and Education Manager Louise Holt asked Nigel a few questions about green buildings and his initial impressions of Australia.
The World Green Building Council was proud to be a co-sponsor of the second International Conference on Intelligent Green and Energy Efficient Building which was held in Beijing China from 27-30 March 2006.
A working group has been established to review whether there are complimentary components between Green Star and NABERS.
The NSW Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability has released the Water module of the National Australian Built Environment Rating System.