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Sustainability Starts at Home

The GBCSA has started work on a green home rating system for existing residential homes in South Africa. The process has kicked off with information gathering and market assessment as we investigate the drivers and barriers, technical details and potential uptake of a system to encourage more sustainable living in […]

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It’s whats inside that counts

A green interior that boosts employee wellness and productivity leads to a healthier business balance sheet too… Changes towards sustainable interior office design have been slow in coming, despite the overwhelming evidence which demonstrates the positive impact it has on the health, wellbeing and productivity of its occupants. The increasing […]

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Deadline extended: Nominate new directors to the World Green Building Council Board before 30 April 2019

Join WorldGBC’s Board of Directors and help us achieve our mission of green buildings for everyone, everywhere. The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is a global network of Green Building Councils (GBCs) in almost 70 countries around the world. Each is encouraged to put forward between one and four candidates; however, only […]

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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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