The Green Star - Communities Business Case
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Why seek Green Star – Communities Certification?
Green Star - Communities delivers a wide range of benefits – whether you ‘re a developer or a designer, a planner or a policy maker, or simply a person wanting to live in a community that offers you a high quality of life.
The easy-to-use rating tool provides federal government with a vehicle for delivering policy outcomes, state governments with guidance for planning and approval of significant projects, and local governments with a framework for greater sustainable development outcomes.
The tool also facilitates more efficient development processes and helps developers get their products out to market quicker. Financiers now have a framework for sustainable investment, and consumers have the ability to make informed decisions about their lifestyles.
The positive outcomes for all will be:
- better planned and designed communities
- more dynamic and vibrant communities
- healthier places to live, work and play
- productive and prosperous communities
- more flexible, adaptable and resilient communities