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Anja Thompson

The Green Building Council South Africa bids farewell to Manfred Braune as he continues a journey of personal growth and positive impact to society

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) and will retire as an executive director from the GBCSA board to pursue what he calls his next sustainability challenge in life. Manfred has […]

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First Green Star Sustainable Precinct’s Certification in Africa awarded to Garden Cities West Coast project by Green Building Council South Africa

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), as a further phase of its flagship Cape West Coast suburb, […]

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Zero is Hero

By Mary Anne Constable First published in Green Economy Journal The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) presented a compelling case for creating net zero buildings at their annual Green Building Convention in October 2018. This requires a huge mindset shift in the building industry and a deeper understanding of […]

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Green Stars rising in Mauritius

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.  Based on sustainable values, quality […]

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New green interior rating delights GBCSA

Green by name and by interior design  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. As high-performance tenant spaces, green interiors are […]

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