Virtual Learning Portfolio

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April 1, 2021


Education & Leadership



In this unparalleled situation relating to COVID-19, many of us are becoming adept at remote working. To support you to keep learning and connected, UKGBC has adapted its member L&D offer by making it 100% online and launching a number of new virtual learning offerings. You can access online learning in your own time and at your own pace, and connect with others to learn together and share good practice.

Find out more about our standard L&D programme here.


UKGBC Resource Packs 

Resource packs bring together important work to-date across UKGBC’s key areas of sustainability. Each resource pack is carefully curated to provide the context of the topic area, industry perspectives and ambitions, key components, the business case for change, best practice and future trends. Users are guided to key resources such as policy statements, guidance notes, ‘How To’ guides and frameworks.

Review at your own pace and refer back to time and again. With links to a wealth of resources, these pages will help recap or fill any gaps in knowledge on:

  • Climate Change
  • Resource Use
  • Nature & Biodiversity
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Socio-Economic Impact

Access the resource packs here.

Course Mail

UKGBC’s Course Mail offers regular bite-size emails sent to your inbox weekly. The upcoming series focuses on Social Value, covering why consideration of social value is important in the built environment alongside implementation and measurement. The series will also share examples of what others are doing.

Access all course mail series here.

Sustainability Essentials – E-learning Module

Through videos, case studies and activities, this one hour awareness level course is the first step in the journey to understanding the significant impact that our buildings and infrastructure have on both people and the environment.

It will help you understand the actions you can take to support your organisation in its sustainability journey. For businesses, this course provides a valuable opportunity to raise awareness at scale across the organisation and ensure staff are informed of current issues and progressive solutions.

Sign up here.



Around the World in 80 Case Studies (Wednesday 14th October)

What are the most sustainable buildings and places being delivered right now across the globe? What could you learn from them to implement in your next project?

Sign up to learn from global case studies here.

Insights and Innovations: Lessons from Indigenous Buildings (Tuesday 16th, 23rd and 30th November)

3-part webinar series exploring the buildings, architecture and relationships to the land of indigenous peoples3-part webinar series exploring the buildings, architecture and relationships to the land of indigenous peoples.

Register here.

Social Value Showcase (Thursday 2nd December)

Webinar showcasing insights from innovative social value initiatives across the built environment sector.

Sign up here.

Global Green Building: Virtual Learning Programme (January – February 2022) 

Global Green Building is an online learning programme, developed by UKGBC in collaboration with World GBC available anywhere, in your own time. It aims to help those new to sustainability in the built environment understand what green building means along with key concepts like ‘net zero carbon’ and ‘circular materials use’. It explores how these concepts interact with each other, and how delivering them is essential to keeping our planet within 1.5 degrees of warming.

More information and registration coming soon.


More virtual short courses will be listed here in due course. To see what we have planned, please see our 2021/22 schedule.