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The European Commission`s vice president Maroš Šefčovič was a keynote speaker at the Madrid Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project

The vice president of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič was a keynote speaker on September 20th, 2016 at the Madrid Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON - the project in which BGBC participates with 12 other European Green Building Councils. A Bulgarian delegation participated in......

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Minister Lilyana Pavlova was a keynote speaker at the Madird Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project

At the Madrid Leaders' Summit (September 20-21, 2016) of the BUILD UPON project minister Lilyana Pavlova was a keynote speaker. The organizers of the event - the World Green Building Council and the Green Building Council España (Coordinator BUILD UPON) expressed the importance of the......

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BGBC and a Bulgarian delegation participated in the Madrid Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project

On September 20 and 21 in Madrid was held a summit of 170 leaders in Europe on the topic of deep renovation of existing buildings. The meeting was organized for BUILD UPON - the largest project in the world to support the creation and implementation of national strategies for deep and......

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European countries urged to create ambitious plans for cutting emissions from buildings

Governments, businesses, consumer groups and NGOs across Europe are being urged to come together to create ambitious plans for how their countries will cut emissions from existing buildings, in order to meet the Paris Agreement and halt global temperature rises. The call comes from the World......

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BUILD UPON: World’s largest collaborative retrofit project launches to cut emissions from buildings

The world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation has been officially launched today by Green Building Councils across Europe, in a bid to tackle one of the region’s biggest climate challenges – its existing buildings. After more than a year of preparations,......

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BUILD UPON project seeking passionate web/graphic designers

The BUILD UPON project is tackling one of Europe's most critical climate challenges: improving our existing buildings to save energy and create a better quality of life for all. We are looking for a passionate web/graphic design team to work with us on designing the project's website......

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First Build Upon Meeting for our members was held last week

On April 23 BGBC presented for the first time the international project for building renovation BUILD UPON to its members where were discussed opportunities for participation in the real project process. The project is part of the EU programfor research and innovation Horizon 2020. Some of......

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Green Building Councils launch €2.35m European retrofit BUILD UPON project

Green Building Councils across Europe are today launching an ambitious €2.35 million project to support governments in designing and implementing the national renovation strategies many have so far struggled to deliver in accordance with EU law. 80 key organisations from across 24......

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Applications Now Open for WorldGBC CEO Position

The World Green Building Council is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead our global network of 100 green building councils. We are looking for a dynamic and accomplished leader to take our organisation to the next level, increasing the depth and diversity of our services to......

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Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building

World Green Building Council launches its new report Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building, which presents overwhelming evidence that office design significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff. The report finds that a range......

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Buildings crucial for energy security, jobs, climate and growth

At Renovate Europe’s fourth Annual High-Level Conference, held in Brussels on 5th November, the message to the new Commission who took office this week was clear: Deep Renovation of the building stock in the EU must be the number 1 priority of the Juncker Commission. Fresh reports......

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The first and the largest children`s science center in Bulgaria, certified by a green building system

SOFIA — The recent U.S. government shutdown forced many of the most-visited American sights, from the Statue of Liberty to the Smithsonian museums, to temporarily close their doors. For children and their parents, though, there was a long list of alternatives: There are more than 400......

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Europe Regional Network announces new Chair

The Europe Regional Network of WorldGBC has officially elected Dr Christine Lemaitre, CEO of DGNB (the German Sustainable Building Council), to be its next Chair for the period 2014-2016. Dr Lemaitre is a structural engineer by background, who has been CEO of DGNB since 2010, and has held......

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ERN ‘Green RE-Building’ project

Is renovation a hot topic in your country? Is your government’s policy adequately supporting the growth of the energy efficient renovation market? The Policy Task Force’s ‘Green RE-Building’ project is a chance for you to express your views on why governments need......

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WorldGBC 2012/2013 Annual Report Now Available

Download our 2012/2013 Annual Report to learn about our recent activities and see how we are helping GBCs worldwide to transform the built environment. Working in almost 100 countries around the globe, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is the world’s largest organisation......

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World You Like Challenge: Three European finalists announced

Three finalists out of the 10 European projectsthat received the highest number of votes in the World you like Challenge have now been chosen after a thorough assessment. The overall European winner selected by the Sustainia Award Committee will be announced at the Sustainia Award Ceremony in......

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Let us build a world you like

Let us build a world you like By Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action With daily media reports about record CO2 emissions, record ice melts, record droughts, record rainfalls, record food prices, it is no wonder that people get frustrated and concerned about climate change.......

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A New Era in Building Partnerships. A report from the World Green Building Council

In a world of shifting paradigms, sustainability is one of the global ‘mega-trends’ requiring new ways of thinking in order to meet the scale and speed of the challenges ahead. New forms of collaboration between NGOs, the public sector and industry are starting to take shape, to......

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European Commission consults on sustainable buildings policy

A public consultation exploring what sustainable buildings policy for Europe should look like in the future has been launched by the European Commission. The consultation will focus on resources such as materials (including waste), water and embedded energy and aims to address resource use......

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The Countdown Has Begun!

“It’s about future proofing our economy, but more than that, it’s about future proofing our society…” As of today the clock is ticking on what might just be the greatest challenge the European built environment community has ever undertaken. There is now exactly......

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World Green Building Council Showcases Cost-Effective Green Building Benefits Throughout the World

New Report Released Today Highlights Financial Value of Green Buildings to Business Communities The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is producing an international report on the business case for green building, bringing together a range of industry views and the most robust research......

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Bulgarian Green Building Council is official partner of WGBC high-level event “Planning for the long-term: creating national renovation strategies”

The World Green Building Council (Europe Regional Network) is organizing a high-level event: “Planning for the long-term: creating national renovation strategies” aiming to share policy makers and building experts’s views on how to create an ‘investment grade’......

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Sustainability Forum Sofia - More than Green gathered more than 170 participants

The international conference Sustainability Forum Sofia – More Than Green gathered more than 170 participants in Sofia, to discuss important topics of sustainable development in Bulgaria. The event is part of a global initiative celebrating World Green Building Week under the auspices of......

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Български съвет за устойчиво развитие: един от 16-те представители в Световната Среща за Устойчиво Строителство

БСУР е един от 16-те Съвета за Устойчиво Строителство, които се събраха, за да обсъдят стратегиите, проектите и политиките за устойчиво развитие на среща, организирана от Световния съвет за устойчиво строителство през май...

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Български съвет за устойчиво развитие – част от Европейската регионална мрежа за устойчиво строителство

Европейската регионална мрежа за устойчиво строителство включва всички Европейски Съвети за Устойчиво Строителство в Европа, които работят усилено в общата кауза да насочат вниманието на пазара към практиките и принципите...

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Consense 2011 - International Trade Fair and Congress for Sustainable Building, Investment, Operations and Maintenance in Stuttgart

Sustainability is now one of the main topics in the international building and property industry, and has become a large growth market. Politicians, economists, investors and users all agree that the future lies in sustainable building. according to estimates by the eU, the market has the......

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Sustainability Forum Sofia 2012: Global Green Growth – Beyond Buildings

The Bulgarian Green Building Council (BGBC) has the pleasure to invite you to join our annual conference Sustainability Forum Sofia – Beyond Buildings and the group of companies involved in the sphere of green economy and sustainable development in Bulgaria. At the Annual Conference of......

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