Green Building Organisations

The GBCSA works with its membership community to inspire a built environment in which people and planet thrive. 

The WorldGBC catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere. Transforming the building and construction sector across three strategic areas—climate action, health & wellbeing, and resources & circularity—they are a global action network comprised of around 70 Green Building Councils around the globe. 

The USGBC is committed to transforming how buildings are designed, constructed and operated through the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. 

 The International Living Future Institute aims to lead the transformation toward a civilization that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative. They are creators of the Living Building Challenge. 

The Living Future Collaborative South Africa believes in the Living Building Challenge philosophy and comprehensive approach because it holistically addresses the multiple challenges faced by South African cities.

An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE makes it easy to design and certify resource-efficient and Zero Carbon buildings. 

The International WELL Building Institute are creators of the WELL Building Standard (WELL), a roadmap for creating and certifying spaces that advance human health and well-being. 

BREEAM is the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment