About us

The UK Green Building Council is a charity and membership organisation which campaigns for a sustainable built environment. UK-GBC has a diverse membership of more than 400 organisations spanning the entire built environment. The majority are from the private sector, but we also have public and third sector members.

What we do

We work to inspire best practice and leadership, influence government and policy, and impact our members' sustainability performance.

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Why we do it

Our vision is a built environment that enables a high quality of life for people, within the limits our planet can support.

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Who we are

The UK Green Building Council is made up of our team of staff, our Board of Trustees and our member organisations.

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Our history

The UK Green Building Council was launched by the construction and property industry at the Ecobuild conference and exhibition in February 2007.

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Looking ahead

While much of our work deals in the present, we believe it’s critical to anticipate challenges and work with industry to develop potential solutions.

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UK-GBC is part of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) network, a global coalition of more than 100 national Green Building Councils around the world.

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UK-GBC Office Refurb project 2016

The UK Green Building Council has refurbished its London headquarters this year, with a design team drawn from its membership and the aim of...

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Become a member

By joining UK-GBC’s network of over 400 organisations, you can demonstrate your commitment to sustainability, educate your staff, help to inform and influence Government policy, and take part in a range of other activities.

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