Global Carbon Count

416.12 ppm


26 April 2020

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

Global Building Industry Contribution
Above safe
level (350ppm)

About us & Membership

He kōrero mō mātou me te hono mai

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a non-profit membership organisation that promotes better buildings, because better buildings mean healthier, happier people.

The green building movement is growing. Thousands of better buildings are being constructed, backed by billions of dollars, providing healthier and happier workplaces and homes for thousands of Kiwis.

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Healthy buildings look set to be at heart of new normal

We’ve been working hard to make sure that the new normal will be built on a thriving building and construction sector, creating great places for New Zealanders.

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Members post a clear direction

One overwhelming reminder from this year’s member survey is how numerous, engaged and passionate the people are who make up the New Zealand green building community.

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Laying the foundations over lockdown

While people have been off the tools, we have been incredibly pleased to see some have been able to crack on with projects and get their rating registrations and projects through. While the future is uncertain, we’re proud to see that there’s still huge appetite for building better and a greener Aotearoa.

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Our members

Ō mātou tāngata


New Zealand wide

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Green building projects

Ngā kaupapa hanganga tiaki taiao


Ngā hanganga arumoni


50 pipeline

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Ngā kāinga


25,000 pipeline

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