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Philippine Green Building Council now an Established Member

After nearly 10 years, the Philippine Green Building Council now stands among other global leaders of the World Green Building Council.

“Dated June 7, 2016. it is with great pleasure to confirm that as the date indicated above the PGBC has attained Established Green Building Council status within the World Green Building Council WGBC-Terri Willis”

MAKATI CITY – JULY 2016 – PHILGBC Chairman Ramon Rufino announces the organization’s status as an honorary member of the World Green Building Council via its CEO Terri Willis’ letter at the 1st Regular Membership Meeting held in Mayuree II, Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City, July 29. 

Mr. Ramon Rufino, who expressed his gratitude to all the attendees, also emphasized the benefits and importance of the position awarded to the council. The established Green Building Council’s status provides additional access to technical resources and materials from other established Green Building Councils such as: being featured in WGBC global impact report, the opportunity to have the WGBC corporate advisory board, opportunity to host the WGBC Congress, and the opportunity to be part of the WGBC Board Membership among others. 

 “Established GBCs are fully operational and displays stability in national positioning, so there is a rigorous process that the WGBC follows before you're allowed to become established. They want to check that you are stable, that you are growing, and that you have the capability to continue to push the Green Building movement in your country. Established GBCs are seen as the go - to organization regarding Green Building in their country. we want to be the voice for Green Building in the Philippines and we want, together with your input, to really push our industry toward this focus.” -Rufino

The members were recognized for their unending support and encouragement as a vital part of what the council is today, starting off as a prospective member of the WGBC back in 2009 and now as an established member with plenty of opportunities. “This is really the kind of level that we are able to achieve, in being able to join all of these very well know Green Building Councils from around the world,” says Rufino. 

Other established Green Building Councils that the PHILGBC will be joining include Green Building Council of Australia, Japan Green Building Council, Singapore Green Building Council, US Green Building Council, Green Building Council of South Africa and UK Green Building Council to name a few.


The Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC), an Established Member of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) will be staging its 10th annual green building event, BG2016 on September 23, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.


The Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC), together with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), held the 1st PHILGBC Awards on Leadership in Green Building which showcased the top companies who have incorporated green building leadership and sustainability not only in their numerous projects but within their company’s business practices as well..


The pioneer in green building education and trade promotion, the Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC) hosted the Product  Spotlight under Building Green. It is a signature event that showcases the best practice and technologies that help transform the market today. 


Together with with top companies from the PHILGBC-Member networks, the Philippine Green Building Council met to discuss current issues on green building and to exchange ideas to learn, and collaborate on green building endeavors.


An event held yearly for the purpose of updating the members on where the organization stands, the current activities and their future projects, the RMM is a gathering of corporate and individual members of the Philippine Green Building Council

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