Global Carbon Count

415.65 ppm


30 March 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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Zero carbon road map hitting key milestones

It’s coming up to six months since we unveiled our new plan to slash climate pollution from buildings and construction, and we thought you’d like to hear how it’s progressing.

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Half of Kiwis say urgent healthy home promise could sway their Election vote

Half of New Zealanders are more likely to vote for a political party in this year’s general election that promises to ‘significantly and urgently’ improve the unhealthy state of homes in Aotearoa.

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Ditching coal boilers is a no brainer

Cutting out coal boilers and improving hospitals is an important step in slashing our building emissions but must be done throughout New Zealand, the Green Building Council says ahead of the Government’s $12b infrastructure announcement

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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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