The University of Cape Town triumphed to take both top spots in the Greenovate Awards 2021, which encourage, enable and reward innovative solutions for a more sustainable built environment among property and engineering departments at South African Universities.
By Brian Unsted, Liberty Two Degrees Asset Management Executive and Head of Good Spaces “There’s a debate raging as to whether Net Zero Waste is attainable. It starts with challenging ourselves as individuals and as organisations to change habits relating to dealing with waste.”
We are pleased to launch the GBCSA Green Pages, a catalogue that specifically profiles our product members.
MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index celebrates five years, highlighting impressive cumulative results.
The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) is now welcoming individuals to join as members.
The ‘My Clean Green Home’ design competition called for professionals and students to develop a home that demonstrates sustainable living in action. The winning design can be explored online and will soon be constructed and ready for visiting in person, in Cape Town.
The latest MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index provides the hard data reinforcing the benefits of certification for green buildings.
The GBCSA has added a new Covid-19 innovation credit to its Green Star rating tool. This will reward any design initiatives, construction management procedures, technologies, processes or strategies employed on projects to address Covid-19.
At the GBCSA’s recent annual general meeting on 22 July, CEO Lisa Reynolds outlined the organisations strategy and how it aims to become more agile and responsive to the needs of members, while playing a leading role in broader sustainability discussions and projects.
Cape Town households are encouraged to take part in a range of over the coming weeks and months aimed at helping them save money and create more sustainable lifestyles.