On Saturday, March 30 at 8:30pm local time, millions of people around the world will turn off their lights for one hour to show their steadfast commitment to protecting nature.
“Climate change is real,” Minister Mboweni’s budget speech statement is a fact. But now what?
As part of its commitment to doing its best to inspire the property industry to design, build, and operate better, greener buildings the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) jointly with Sun International are proud to introduce the property sector to Africa’s first Net Zero Waste rating.
Today, GBCSA announced that Manfred Braune will hand over the reigns as Managing Executive: Sector Development & Transformation at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA).
The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has awarded a 4-star Green Star Sustainable Precincts certification – the first in Africa – to a project that will be built by historic Cape Town development company, Garden Cities NPC (RF).
It’s widely-known that buildings world-wide contribute to around a third of carbon emissions through their construction and operation, and consume half the planet’s energy and resources.
Mauritius, the business-friendly island nation, is celebrating their first Green Star rating at the Mon Tresor Business Gateway. The Mon Tresor Smart City is one of several schemes aimed at consolidating the convenience of Mauritian international business and financial services through helping residents’ work-life balance.
Leaders commit to save 209 million tonnes of carbon emissions equivalent by 2050.
Green Star Certified office buildings outperform similar uncertified buildings by 3.8%.
If you were to visit the Rosebank office space enjoyed by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) today you will not be surprised that it is celebrating a successful Green Star – Interiors v1 rating.